Pallilo Points

Charlie Pallilo: A series win against A's massively increases Astros' chances to lock up division

Jose Altuve returns and the Astros take off. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

The Astros head home to take on the Oakland A's after winning 5 straight on the west coast over the weekend. The return of George Springer is expected tonight, so the Astros should finally have their four core back for this huge series against the A's.