The Astros are just 11-46 on the road this season, and have won just five of their last 30 games overall. Houston ranks 14th in the NL in runs scored and OPS, and 15th in ERA.
Jeff Samardzija (7-10, 4.21 ERA) is scheduled to start on the mound for Chicago in Monday night's game, while Armando Galarraga (0-2, 4.70) is expected to pitch for Houston.
Game Date & Time: Monday, Aug. 13, 7:05 p.m. CT
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