Hitting with runners in scoring position: The Astros are just 24-for-114 with runners in scoring position for a . slash line for the season, but even that doesn’t tell the whole story. With runners in scoring position in six games at home the Astros are 8-for-41 (.
Late game heroics are becoming something of a calling card for this team as Seattle has already won three extra inning games in as many tries and have won four games after taking the lead in their final AB. They’ve also managed to jump out to a good start in spite of a couple of injuries that could have slowed them down. James Paxton, who re-signed with the Mariners this past offseason, only pitched an inning before he left his first game of 2021 with an apparent injury.
Since 2019, they’ve won 25 of 29 games against Seattle (. winning percentage). PCT) 2019: 7-3 (.