At 20-11, the Astros have a 34.1% chance to win the division and a 48.0% chance of making it to the postseason, according to FanGraphs.
*Maybe you noticed, but Marisnick was batting leadoff, and Altuve hit 2nd last night.
*George Springer stayed in Houston for this trip, and Hinch doesn't know if he'll be activated from the 7-Day DL on Wednesday.
*Evan Drellich has a profile on ace Dallas Keuchel
*It's from a couple of days ago, but Jeff Luhnow told the LA Times, "It's satisfying to be relevant again."
*Hank Conger grew up an Angels fan then was the Angels' 1st Round pick in 2006, and has caught the last five Keuchel starts.
*The Fresno Bee looks at Jon Singleton's unusual struggles vs. LHPs, and manager Tony DeFrancesco is going to let him figure it out.
*The Des Moines Register talked to A.J. Hinch about his Iowa roots.