The Astros and Royals will conclude their three-game series with a rubber match on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. at Minute Maid Park. The Astros won 6-5 on Monday while the Royals won 7-3 on Tuesday.
When Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow called outfielder Jimmy Paredes up to the Astros from Oklahoma City this year he said a scout called him the most exciting player in triple-A.
The Astros’ fortunes turned on Tuesday when Bud Norris left after six shutout innings with tightness in his back.
Bud Norris pitched too well not to get a win on Tuesday.