STONE COLD 'STROS
Here's how Astros red-hot offense now measures up to league's best
The Houston Astros are coming off another series win, and the offense appears to be getting hot at just the right time. Sunday's finale against the Padres featured the “Death lineup” which had Michael Brantley, Chas McCormick, and Yainer Diaz batting 7th, 8th, and 9th.
With a lineup that goes nine deep, Houston is getting comparisons to this year's Braves team, and of course the 2019 Astros.
While the offense hasn't been as good at home as it is on the road, it was nice to see the club drop 21 runs on the Padres over the 3-game series at Minute Maid.
Hopefully, the Astros can make some hay with the A's and the Royals next up on the schedule, while the Mariners try to keep pace against the Angels and Dodgers.
Finally, while there is still plenty of work to be done for the 'Stros, the Mariners and Rangers will beat up on each other for another 7 games before the regular season concludes. That certainly works in the favor of the Astros.
Be sure to watch the video above as we discuss how this Astros lineup compares to Atlanta's, and much more!
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