Series Breakdown: Cubs at Astros
Mon. Aug. 15. 7:05 pm CT – Rodrigo Lopez (3-3, 4.78) v. Henry Sosa (0-1, 6.00)
Tues. Aug. 16. 7:05 pm CT – Ryan Dempster (10-8, 4.70) v. Brett Myers (3-12, 4.71)
Wed. Aug. 17. 1:05 pm CT – Casey Coleman (2-4, 7.23) v. Bud Norris (5-8, 3.55)
What To Watch For:
- NOT a sighting of Big Z; Carlos Zambrano has been banned from the team for 30 days without pay
- Any signs of life from an Astros offense that scored just one run in its entire weekend series in L.A.
- Henry Sosa’s first career start at Minute Maid Park
- Murmurs of the impending ownership transition throughout the ballpark
- More Carlos Lee hi-jinx!
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