Originally written on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 10/28/14
Much is being made of the Astros thirteen game road losing streak. That is only natural. It IS a long streak. But the current road trip still has seven games to play. Not only will that streak end, but the Astros may have a chance to actually split or win the series opening in San Diego Monday night. For one thing the Padres record is only slightly better than the Astros'. The Padres are a sub .500 team at home...ten games under .500 in fact. But perhaps mostly important are field dimensions and pitching match ups. In San Francisco no matter who the Astros pitched the Giants had a better starter. The Giants had a stronger middle of the batting order and frankly just had a better club. Hey, they won the World Series only two years ago and are holding down first place in the NL West now. That was a good team that took all three from the Astros over the weekend. And don't forget, they needed extra innings to take one of them and then closed the series with a one run win on Sunday. Th...
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