The Astros have faced a rubber game eight times already in the 2012 season. They're 1-7 in those games, and have lost seven in a row. They'll have another chance, and an opportunity to take a home series against the defending World Champs on Thursday, hammering home a rough road trip for St. Louis (the Cards are 3-6 entering the last day of an 11-game road trip). However, the Astros will face the Cards' ace, Lance Lynn, in the series finale.
Despite being in fifth place in the NL Central, the Astros are still above .500 - 12-10 - against the division so far this year.
Date / Time: Thursday, June 7, 7:05 p.m. CT
Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
TV: Fox Sports Houston
Radio: KTRH 740, KLAT 1010
Probable Starters: J.A. Happ (4-5) vs. Lance Lynn (8-2)
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