Xander Bogaerts is being evaluated for a concussion after getting hit by a pitch in the head earlier in the game.
Bogaerts was hit in the head in the bottom of the fifth inning, but remained in the game until he was removed during the top of the seventh inning. The Red Six will likely update us on the results of his concussion test soon. He was 0-1 prior to leaving the game and was replaced by Brock Holy at shortstop.ANALYST: Ben Diamond
Jake Marisnick was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored on Thursday night against the Royals.
Jake Marisnick had two hits from the bottom of the order which included a double and a run scored in Houston’s 5 -2 win over Kansas City on Thursday night. His double in the second inning with two outs kept the inning alive and Marisnick scored on a single by Jose Altuve before Yordano Ventura left the game after a rain delay in the second inning. Although Marisnick struggled in the second half, he did finish September/October with a .275 average with three home runs and seven stolen bases. Analysis: Greg Jewett