Astros at Diamondbacks: 5 Players to Watch

By Thomas Lynch
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Sep 21, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel (60) pitches the ball during the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

1-Dallas Keuchel

The lefty gets the ball in tonight’s game and is a front-runner to win the AL Cy Young Award. He leads the league in victories with 19, shutouts with two and innings pitched with 226.  Keuchel also ranks second in ERA at 2.47 and sixth in strikeouts with 213. However, it has been a tale of multiple cities for him. At home, he is 15-0 with an ERA of 1.46 in 18 games. In 14 road starts, Keuchel is only 4-8 with an ERA of 3.82. Interestingly, he has surrendered only four home runs at Minute Maid Park which is considered very friendly for hitters.  He has given up three times that amount in four less starts away from Houston.

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