Astro manager Brad Mills was noticeably disappointed with the way the series in Miami ended on Sunday. After all his team had carried a 4-2 lead into the eighth inning, but could not hold it, losing 5-4 in eleven innings. It was the second 5-4 eleven inning loss out of three games and kept Houston from winning the series.
Yet with his young team he was able finally to point out some positives even in defeat. J.D. Martinez continued his streak of hitting in every game. He had two doubles with on of them driving in a run. Jose Altuve also had two hits including a double off the base of the left center field wall that drove in a run. He also had another RBI on a fielder's choice.
And Brian Bogusevic who entered the game with an anemic .083 batting average was on base three times, twice on singles and one of those off a lefthanded pitcher.
We also cannot forget yet another positivethe starting pitching effort of J.A. Happ. He went six innings allowing only two runs while striking o...