Astros vs. Rays: Thursday's lineups

Astros vs. Rays: Thursday's lineups
July 4, 2013, 12:30 pm
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The Astros end a nine-game homestand today with a 1:10 p.m. game against the Tampa Bay Rays. After losing the first two games of the series, the Astros won 4-1 on Wednesday behind Chris Carter’s two home runs and the pitching of Bud Norris, who allowed only one run in his seven innings.

Right-hander Jordan Lyles starts for Houston vs. RHP Chris Archer. Matt Dominguez has the day off with Brett Wallace playing third base for the Astros.

Here are Thursday’s lineups:

Astros (31-54)

  1. Jose Altuve 2B
  2. Brett Wallace 3B
  3. Jason Castro C
  4. Chris Carter 1B
  5. Carlos Pena DH
  6. Marc Krauss LF
  7. Brandon Barnes CF
  8. Jimmy Paredes RF
  9. Jake Elmore SS
  10. RHP Jordan Lyles (4-3, 3.99 ERA)


Rays (45-40)

  1. Desmond Jennings CF
  2. Matt Joyce LF
  3. Ben Zobrist 2B
  4. Evan Longoria DH
  5. James Loney 1B
  6. Wil Myers RF
  7. Kelly Johnson 3B
  8. Jose Lobaton C
  9. Yunel Escobar SS

RHP Chris Archer (2-3, 4.40 ERA)



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