**The Astros dropped their third straight game yesterday, falling to Tampa Bay 3-1 and taking out record to 1-3. Notes:
Marisnick: 2-3 HR, RBI
Miley: 6 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
**Jose Altuve explained what was going through his head on the 9th inning bunt:
“With Alex hitting behind me and George on base, I was the tying run and I wanted to get on base in front of Alex,”
**Here are the biggest takeaways from the Astros opening weekend.
**Jake Kaplan thought of more takeaways. Ten, to be exact. ($)
**The series preview against the Texas Rangers has gone live.
**Double-A Corpus Christi defeated Triple-A Round Rock 7-3 yesterday.
**We finally did it. We finally got that burger into space.
On This Day in Baseball History
In 1950, the Hollywood Stars debuted their new uniforms. They wore shorts.
In 1996, beloved umpire John McSherry suffered a massive heart attack seven pitches into the Reds opening day game and passed away on the field that day. The game was postponed.
In 1996, the Oakland A's played their opening day game in Las Vegas while the Coliseum received renovations.
In 2001, the Blue Jays defeated the Rangers 8-1 in the league's first game in Puerto Rico. This game was also Alex Rodriguez's baseball debut.