This special edition on Astros Scoop hosted by Sara Eckert heads out to Minute Maid Park to catch up with Astros radio broadcasters, Robert Ford and Steve Sparks.
When former Chicago Cubs teammates Jeff Samardzija and Scott Feldman faced off last week, the Oakland Athletics handed the Houston Astros their most lopsided loss of the season.
The Oakland Athletics have won three straight series, but the recent success hasn't been quite as sustained as other parts of the season that have led them to the best record in baseball.
The Astros' offense has been up and down this season. Now, with Dexter Fowler and George Springer among the regulars out with injuries, the offense has hit a recent scoring dry spell.
The Marlins struck early to beat Collin McHugh and the Astros 4-2 Sunday to sweep the three-game series.