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The Monday Takeaway On June 13, the Astros were on the wrong end of a perfect game by Matt Cain. On June 14, they won a game on the road. The way the 2012 season had gone for Brad Mills’ team, that little victory nearly erased the previous day’s frustrations. At the time, the Astros were just 8-22 away from Minute Maid Park, and their 6-3 win over the Giants in that series finale did virtually nothing to stem the tide. They traveled from San Francisco to Arlington and were promptly swept by their cross-state rivals, losing those three contests by a combined score of 23-8. And the woes did not end there, as Houston dropped its next 10 away games, too, falling to 9-35 on the road. The team with the league’s worst overall record had somehow managed to produce a 24-21 mark on its home field, while winning only 20.5 percent of its away games. The Astros had been outscored 245-154 on the road, and they had produced only one shutout victory, which came back on May 11 at PNC Pa...
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