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Morton hopes to pitch Astros to sweep of Angels

HOUSTON -- For most of the season, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch has worked the line between managing the workload of his starters while letting his veteran pitchers do what they've always done, which is take pride in their ability to make their turn in the rotation on schedule.

As a result of optimal health, the Astros (97-57) feature three pitchers ranked in the top 10 in the majors in innings: right-hander Justin Verlander, who worked six strong in a 10-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday to run his season total to 208 innings; left-hander Dallas Keuchel (196 2/3 innings), and right-hander Gerrit Cole (194 1/3). Only four pitchers besides Verlander have worked 200 innings this season. The Astros could finish with three.

"There's something compelling for the starters to get to 200 innings," Hinch said. "So while it seems like that's fatigue there's also a great accomplishment that comes with that. There's great pride in those guys so they're as strong as they've been the entire season.

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Leaders
AVG: M. Trout.316
HR: M. Trout38
RBI: J. Upton84
SB: M. Trout24
W: J. Barria10
ERA: A. Heaney4.21
Saves: B. Parker14
K: A. Heaney170
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .244 (20)
Runs: 692 (14)
Hits: 1282 (20)
Home Runs: 203 (6)
Stolen Bases: 84 (11)
OBP: .314 (20)
SLG: .414 (11)
Total Bases: 2175 (13)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.18 (19)
Runs Allowed: 695 (19)
Saves: 32 (27)
Strikeouts: 1317 (15)
OpBA: .250 (17)
OBP: .324 (20)
SLG: .417 (18)
Run Support: 4.53 (13)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/18 S. Johnson Purchased From Minors
9/18 T. Skaggs Removed From 10-Day DL (Left adductor strain)
9/18 N. Tropeano Transferred to 60-Day DL (Right shoulder inflammation)
9/11 P. Bridwell Called Up from Minors
9/7 N. Fontana Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/8 S. Ohtani Right thigh contusion (day-to-day)
9/1 J. Upton Concussion (day-to-day)
8/29 A. Pujols Left knee surgery - out for season (on 60-day DL)
8/19 J. Upton off 10-day DL
8/15 H. Robles off 10-day DL
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