Jonathan Villar is not in the Astros starting lineup on Monday.
The switch-hitting Marwin Gonzalez is at short and batting ninth in a very unfavorable matchup against Angels starter Garrett Richards who owns the best opponents batting average against among American League starters at .186.ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Cardinals have signed DT Red Bryant.
This is already the third team Bryant has been with this season as the 31-year old defensive lineman is nothing more than added depth and always the roster casualty when the team needs roster room. At least he gets to spend his Thanksgiving knowing that he is still employed. Analysis: Howard Bender