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DETROIT -- The Houston Astros are a little pinched in the outfield and on the bench until center fielder Carlos Gomez gets back into action.

Houston plays the middle of a three-game weekend series in Detroit on Saturday night with Mike Fiers facing Justin Verlander in a matchup of right-handers.

Doug Fister didn't travel with Houston -- he's not scheduled to start again until Monday -- to be with his wife awaiting the birth of their first child. The Astros will place Fister on paternity leave once the baby's birth is imminent and at that time could add an extra player to alleviate the bench shortage.

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Leaders
AVG: M. Cabrera.301
HR: M. Cabrera21
RBI: M. Cabrera62
SB: C. Maybin12
W: J. Verlander10
ERA: J. Verlander3.64
Saves: F. Rodríguez29
K: J. Verlander144
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 5842.580-
Detroit 5548.5344.5
Chi White Sox 5053.4859.5
Kansas City 4953.48010
Minnesota 3963.38220
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .267 (5)
Runs: 489 (8)
Hits: 951 (4)
Home Runs: 135 (7)
Stolen Bases: 43 (20)
OBP: .328 (10)
SLG: .437 (5)
Total Bases: 1556 (5)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.41 (24)
Runs Allowed: 483 (22)
Saves: 32 (6)
Strikeouts: 752 (24)
OpBA: .268 (26)
OBP: .329 (19)
SLG: .428 (17)
Run Support: 4.83 (9)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/29 C. Ramos Signed to a Minor League Contract
7/26 J. Martínez Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
7/24 B. Farmer Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
7/24 B. Farmer Return of 26th man
7/24 J. Zimmermann Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/5 D. Norris Strained right oblique (on 15-day DL)
7/1 J. Zimmermann Right neck strain (on 15-day DL)
6/17 J. Martínez Fractured right elbow (on 15-day DL)
6/1 W. Saupold off 15-day DL
5/23 D. VerHagen Right shoulder thoracic outlet syndrome (on 60-day DL)
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