Straw went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI in Monday's 5-4 loss to the Angels.

On a night when the Astros had issues delivering men in scoring position, they got rare production from a member of the lower third of the order. Straw, who entered the game with one hit and zero RBI over his last 15 at-bats, delivered an RBI single in the second inning and an RBI double in the fifth. Straw was never meant to be a true replacement for George Springer in center field, but the Astros surely hoped for something more than his current .214/.302/.268 slash line. Houston ranks 29th in MLB with a .541 OPS from its center fielders.

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