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Astros Vs. Mets, Game Two Starting Lineups: Jordan Schafer Out For Houston

The lineups for Houston's second game with the New York Mets have just been announced. The notable absent name for the Astros is center fielder Jordan Schafer, who is out with a left oblique strain. He's replaced in the lineup by Justin Maxwell, batting seventh (Schaefer has batted at the top of the order for a good bit of the year).


1. Jose Altuve (R) 2B

2. Jed Lowrie (S) SS

3. J.D. Martinez (R) LF

4. Carlos Lee (R) 1B

5. Matt Downs (R) 3B

6. Brian Bogusevic (L) RF

7. Justin Maxwell (R) CF

8. Chris Snyder (R) C

9. J.A. Happ (L) P

New York:

1. Kirk Nieuwenhuis (L) LF

2. Ruben Tejada (R) SS

3. Justin Turner (R) 2B

4. David Wright (R) 3B

5. Scott Hairston (R) RF

6. Ike Davis (L) 1B

7. Andres Torres (S) CF

8. Josh Thole (L) C

9. Jon Niese (L) P

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