This is the game from August 8th, game 3 of 4 in Houston.
The losing streak is now 6.
We got a second bad start from Hyun Jin Ryu in a row. In the last two starts Ryu’s ERA has jumped from 3.04 to 3.63. In this game Ryu went 4.2 innings, allowed 10 hits, 5 ERA, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts. In among that was a 3-run homer from Alex Bergman.
Jordan Romano gave up another home run, a 2-run Mickey Brantley home run, in his inning of work.
On the offensive side, we had 10 hit and 4 home runs. We had solo homers from Vladimir Guerrero (25th), Reese McGuire (9th) and Bo Bichette (33rd). Lourdes Gurriel had a 2-run homer, his 28th.
Bo had 3 hits, Rowdy Tellez 2. Everyone else in the lineup had a hit other than Randal Grichuk (0 for 4, 3 strikeouts) and Teoscar Hernandez (0 for 4, 3 strikeouts).
Our lead in the AL East is shrinking.
The next start is Tanner Roark (1-4, 4.98 ERA) vs. Justin Verlander (9-9, 4.02). The losing streak has to end sometime.