Blog Entry

Astros Win One for Their Ace

Posted on: July 28, 2009 11:43 pm
Roy Oswalt went out in the second inning with an injury, but that didn't bother Jeff Keppinger and the rest of the Astros tonight.

Even with a short bullpen (and with the fresh ones short on talent too), the Astros were able to pull out an 11-6 win over the Cubs.

Keppinger went 4-for-5 with a double and a triple.  Miguel Tejada and Geoff Blum hit home runs also.

As for Oswalt, I'm not sure how long he'll be out.  But if he does happen to miss significant time, it leaves the Astros with one solid starter in Wandy Rodriguez.  So I'm hoping it was just a minor thing that forced him to miss tonight, but not more than a couple days.

In other news, the Red Sox lost a tough extra inning game to Oakland.  The bullpen didn't do its job tonight.  Not only Papelbon, but Manny Delcarmen and Takashi Saito were staring into big bowls of fail.
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