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Houston Astros (71-40)


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@ Cle 
L 1-4
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@ Cle 
L 0-1
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vs. Tex 
W 7-5
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vs. Tex 
5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST6:10 PM CST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT
vs. Tex 
11:10 AM PT12:10 PM MT1:10 PM CT2:10 PM ET14:10 ET18:10 GMT2:10 11:10 AM MST1:10 PM EST12:10 PM CST1:40 PM VEN22:10 UAE12:10 PM CT

Diaz hits slam, Astros tag Pérez, rally past Rangers 7-5

HOUSTON (AP) Aledmys Diaz hit a grand slam as the Houston Astros roughed up Martin Perez and rallied past the Texas Rangers 7-5 Tuesday night.

Perez (9-3) tied a season high by allowing seven runs in five-plus innings to snap a nine-game winning streak, the longest active string in the majors and the best of his career. He had gone 19 straight starts without a loss, with his last one coming on April 17.

The Astros snapped a two-game skid playing without manager Dusty Baker who remained out after testing positive for COVID-19 Thursday. Baker isolated in a Cleveland hotel room all weekend before taking a private jet back to Houston on Monday.

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Leaders
AVG: Y. Alvarez.297
HR: Y. Alvarez30
RBI: Y. Alvarez73
SB: K. Tucker16
W: J. Verlander15
ERA: J. Verlander1.73
Saves: R. Pressly22
K: C. Javier132
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .241 (16)
Runs: 493 (12)
Hits: 888 (17)
Home Runs: 152 (3)
Stolen Bases: 54 (17)
OBP: .316 (11)
SLG: .422 (6)
Total Bases: 1556 (8)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 2.99 (2)
Runs Allowed: 365 (2)
Saves: 32 (7)
Strikeouts: 987 (7)
OpBA: .210 (1)
OBP: .281 (2)
SLG: .334 (1)
Run Support: 4.52 (13)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/9 F. Barreto Released
8/2 A. Bregman Reinstated from Paternity Leave List
8/2 J. Castro Transferred to 60-Day IL (Left knee discomfort)
8/2 J. Matijevic Sent to Minors
8/2 W. Smith Traded Atlanta (for RHP Jake Odorizzi)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/10 Y. Alvarez Right hand inflammation (10-day IL)
7/1 J. Castro Left knee discomfort (on 60-day IL)
6/27 M. Brantley Right shoulder discomfort (on 10-day IL)
6/23 J. James Right lat strain (on 60-day IL)
6/15 J. Peña Left thumb discomfort (10-day IL)
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