Masahiro Tanaka is feeling general arm soreness in his right arm and flew back to New York.
And there it is, folks. Holding out hope for Tanaka to return this season was a risky proposition to begin with. Now he'll head back to New York for an exam to see if this soreness is anything that will require him to be shut down for good. Stay tuned.ANALYST: Howard Bender
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