Framber Valdez takes the mound for the Houston Astros on Sunday at Minute Maid Park against Esteury Ruiz and the Oakland Athletics. First pitch is at 2:10 PM ET.

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Astros vs. Athletics Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Sunday, May 21, 2023
  • Time: 2:10 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SportsNet SW
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Minute Maid Park
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Astros Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Astros are 25th in baseball with 40 total home runs.
  • Houston ranks 23rd in baseball, slugging .380.
  • The Astros have the 15th-ranked batting average in the league (.246).
  • Houston has the No. 18 offense in MLB action, scoring 4.4 runs per game (199 total runs).
  • The Astros are 19th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .314.
  • The Astros strike out 8.1 times per game, the sixth-fewest average in the majors.
  • Houston's pitching staff is No. 1 in MLB with a collective 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Houston's 3.28 team ERA leads all MLB pitching staffs.
  • The Astros have the fifth-lowest WHIP in MLB (1.214).

Astros Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Valdez (3-4) gets the starting nod for the Astros in his 10th start of the season. He's put together a 2.84 ERA in 57 2/3 innings pitched, with 65 strikeouts.
  • In his last appearance on Tuesday, the left-hander went four innings against the Chicago Cubs, allowing four earned runs while surrendering seven hits.
  • Valdez has collected seven quality starts this year.
  • Valdez will try to record his ninth outing of five or more innings pitched this season. He averages 6.3 innings per appearance.

Astros Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Astros Starter Opponent Starter
5/15/2023 Cubs W 6-4 Home Framber Valdez Jameson Taillon
5/16/2023 Cubs W 7-3 Home Cristian Javier Justin Steele
5/17/2023 Cubs W 7-6 Home J.P. France Drew Smyly
5/19/2023 Athletics W 5-1 Home Brandon Bielak Ken Waldichuk
5/20/2023 Athletics W 3-2 Home Hunter Brown JP Sears
5/21/2023 Athletics - Home Framber Valdez James Kaprielian
5/22/2023 Brewers - Away Cristian Javier Corbin Burnes
5/23/2023 Brewers - Away J.P. France Corbin Burnes
5/24/2023 Brewers - Away Brandon Bielak Adrian Houser
5/26/2023 Athletics - Away Hunter Brown Kyle Muller
5/27/2023 Athletics - Away Framber Valdez Drew Rucinski

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