Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros
HOUSTON -- In what was a sign of how his club longs for more even in the midst of dizzying success, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch was quick to point out how close his club came to completing a perfect seven-game road trip through New York and Miami.
Undermined by their usually reliable bullpen in the seventh inning of the third game of their four-game set with the Yankees, the Astros nevertheless won three of four in the Bronx before rolling to a three-game series sweep of the Marlins.
Their 6-1 roadie boosted the Astros (29-12) to the best record in baseball and continued a torrid stretch where they've won nine of 10 with just two of those contests at home.Read More...