On Thursday night the Royals get the chance to make it three out of four. "I know he's sore", Hinch said.
But things changed as with the injuries to Charlie Morton and Joe Musgrove certainly tested the wits of our bullpen.
Tonight's pitching matchup has Dallas Keuchel (9-0, 1.67 ERA) on the mound for Houston to face Jason Vargas (7-3, 2.08) of the Royals. Jake Marisnick drove in the other two runs with a single.
Rookie reliever Dayan Diaz, called up earlier Wednesday to provide a fresh arm for the bullpen, made his first Major League Baseball start and lasted just 2 2/3 innings while allowing three runs on four hits to take the loss. Diaz allowed three runs and four hits and struck out three in 2 2/3 innings. It goes so much when a team has a pitcher who can simply dominate.
"He threw when he got here to Kansas City, and was scheduled to start".
"I definitely wanted to go back out there", Hammel said.
As Earl Weaver once said: "Momentum is the next day's starting pitcher".
Novak Djokovic 'tanked' the last set, says John McEnroe
Wawrinka's lone worrying moment resulted when he nearly turned an ankle near the net in the last game against Cilic. Friday's semi-final will be the fourth meeting between Nadal and Thiem this season, all of which have come on clay.
There was already one down in the inning when Altuve bunted and unless you're a pitcher in the National League, it's rare to sacrifice bunt with one out, Altuve had not laid a sac bunt down all year and only one team in the AL bunts less than Houston. Cheslor Cuthbert, Alcides Escobar and Lorenzo Cain all had their way with him, putting the Royals up 3-1 by the bottom of the 3rd and taking his fastball to task.
It looked like Soria had gotten out of the jam when he induced a ground ball from Josh Reddick, but Escobar booted it and two Astros scored after the ball trickled into shallow center field. Escobar poked his second RBI single to right, and Torres followed with his double to right field. And despite a surprisingly competent start from Jason Hammel, it was McCullers Jr. who was the pitcher of note in the Astros 6-1 win.
McCullers was removed after seven innings, permitting one run and two hits, while striking out eight and walking two.
The Astros optioned LHP Reymin Guduan, who had pitched the past two nights, to Triple-A Fresno to make room for Diaz. 3B Marwin Gonzalez (bruised left hand) was not in the lineup, but was available to pinch hit.
Junis has been dominating hitters at Omaha with 57 strikeouts against just eight walks in 42 1/3 innings.
"Herrera was just flat", Royals manager Ned Yost said.
Before the remarks, Trump laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, touching it for a long moment before stepping away. But they also admitted to some frustration over the confusion in many people's minds about the meaning of Memorial Day .
The engine was still running and the vehicle had sustained damage on both bumpers, according to police. Woods asks what the case is about and repeatedly needs instructions to blow into the breath machine.
Musicians including Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Coldplay , Take That and Miley Cyrus will join Grande for the concert. Who will the proceeds go to? Evie was with friend Millie in the foyer of the Manchester Arena when the bomb exploded.
The governor's large vetoes were money for public schools that he vetoed as part of a budget deal he worked out with legislators. Scott said he had been having conversations with Corcoran and Negron for months and feels this process was necessary.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said it was "absolutely essential" that the Paris climate agreement be implemented. In announcing his decision, Trump said he was "elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris".
Featuring the divide icon, the singer revealed that he has owned the guitar since the age of 11 and can not part ways with it. Well, it didn't seem to affect the 23-year-old's performance at the One Love Manchester concert on Sunday night , thankfully.
For New Zealand's captain, Kane Williamson , who top-scored on the day with a well-paced 100, the game was not completely wasted. Starc (0/52) went wicketless in his return to global cricket post the injury he suffered in India earlier this year.
He's been the Predators' starting goalie since the 2008-09 season and has now become their most valuable playoff performer. Gill has been a season ticket holder since the inaugural season of 1998-99 and was on the committee to design the arena.
India Have Edge over Others in Champions Trophy 2017
England is the bookies' favorite for the trophy, but Bangladesh has beaten England at the last two Cricket World Cups. India's pacers helped India maintain the pressure as they reduced 22/6 after just eight overs.
House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others
The committee has ordered lawyer Michael Cohen and security adviser Michael Flynn to appear before them and supply documents. There is disagreement about whether those three subpoenas were issued without the knowledge of committee Democrats.
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
HomePod will go on sale in December in Australia, the U.S. and the United Kingdom and will cost American consumers $349 (A$465). You can activate it with a wake word - "Hey Siri" - and ask an artificially intelligent assistant, Siri, to play music.
What was James Comey thinking when he met with Trump?
Executive privilege is a legal loophole that allows the president to withhold information from other government branches. Trump also said in an interview that he was thinking of "this Russian Federation thing" when he chose to fire Comey.
May backs Khan as Trump continues attacks
Khan, who initially chose to ignore Trump's comments on the ground that he had more important things to do, called on the May government to cancel the proposed visit.
Apple unveils HomePod speaker at WWDC 2017
Later Monday, it's expected to announce an internet-connected smart speaker to compete with Amazon's Echo and Google's Home . The research firm IDC says Apple and Xiaomi each has a worldwide market share of almost 15 percent in the first quarter.
Yankees smash Blue Jays in record-tying fashion
The Blue Jays tacked on two more runs against Pineda with a third inning sacrifice fly and fourth inning wild pitch. The young closer boasts a 2.78 ERA, 0.84 WHIP, and 29/2 K/BB ratio in 22 2/3 innings this season for the Jays.
Vehicle hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said to be hurt
She said a white transit van had knocked several pedestrians over, estimating five or six casualties injured or seriously injured. One witness, Mark Roberts, told CNN he was on the bridge when a van came swerving down the roadway at a high rate of speed.
Osinbajo Speaks On The Ceding of Bakassi To Cameroon
Rahul Savara, MD, Chi Foods Nigeria, Dr. "Unity is absolutely important because God wants us to be united", Osinbajo said. According to him, the traditional institution had been the foundation of government.
Sampaoli takes charge of Argentina until 2022
The national side's malaise is a mystery at first glance, given their star quality with various players in top European clubs. It's a boost for us to see how excited he is with this new stage (for Argentina).