The Houston Astros will take their five game win streak to Oakland on Tuesday to take on the A's. The Astros have won 7 of their last 10 games and beat the Rangers 8-7 on Sunday. Houston is 42-25 on the season and are 2nd in the AL West. The Astros are 23-11 on the road this season.
Lance McCullers Jr. will make his 14th start on the hill for the Astros. McCullers is 7-3 on the season with 75.1 innings pitched. McCullers carries a 3.94 ERA with 76 strikeouts.
The Oakland A's beat the Royals on Sunday at home and now will get set for a bit of tougher competition. The A's have won 6 of their last 10 games and sit in the 4th place spot of the AL West. Oakland is 34-32 on the season and are 18-16 at home.
Daniel Mengden will make his 14th start of the season for the A's. Mengden is 6-5 on the season with 78.1 innings pitched. Mengden carries a 3.45 ERA and has 51 strikeouts.