Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Of all the road series to win, the Houston Astros picked this one? After going 0-8 in their first eight road series, they finally broke through against the Chicago White Sox, taking the finale 11-9 Sunday to win the series 2-1. What made it so impressive wasn't just the fact that they beat a team from the superior American League, and a first-place team at that. Most notable was that the series win came at the end of a nine-day span that saw two key position players get extremely sick and saw four more players go on the disabled list. "They've been fighting all year long," manager Brad Mills said. "For them to get a series win through the extra stuff ... was sure nice." Sunday was a bit of a wash for the medical report. While Chris Johnson returned to the lineup from a flu-like illness that had him getting an IV the day before, Jordan Schafer was extremely ill again. He's been fighting a bad chest cold all week, and he added pinkeye to that on Sunday. Add to that the fact ...
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