"Go to Houston!" they said. "No way they'll lose a series to the Astros," they said.
Here we are, as feared, facing another September Houston Taint Kick from the historically awful Astros. While a sweep isn't in play, losing three of four of a series where winning three of four was seen as a bare minimum goal, would be quite a slam on the Phillies playoff hopes.
Roy Halladay pitches for the Phillies today against Jordan Lyles of the Astros.
#34 / Pitcher / Philadelphia Phillies
May 14, 1977
|2012 - Roy Halladay||10-7||22||22||0||0||0||0||143.2||138||64||64||14||28||115||4.01||1.16|
#41 / Pitcher / Houston Astros
Oct 19, 1990
|2012 - Jordan Lyles||4-11||23||22||0||0||0||0||123.1||144||90||73||20||36||86||5.33||1.46|