Found June 20, 2012 on Fox Sports Houston:
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HOUSTON In many ways the Astros' first two games against the Royals resembled their last two against the Giants last week, with both sets of back-to-back affairs serving as a microcosm of their season as a whole. One night after bashing their way to victory the Astros were handcuffed by maligned Kansas City right-hander Luke Hochevar, who carried a shutout into the eighth inning of the Royals' 2-0 victory Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park. Less than a week ago the Astros were on the wrong end of a Matt Cain perfect game only to recover the following afternoon with four timely walks and a J.D. Martinez grand slam in a 6-3 triumph. These roller-coaster performances have become commonplace as the Astros sort through attrition and inexperience. No one expected a club in the throes of rebuilding to produce like the 1927 Yankees, but the inconsistencies of their offensive outputs aren't necessarily accepted. "This is going to sound like an excuse and I don't want ...
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