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Sports Monday: Astros Extend Division Lead, and Texans Fall to 0-2

We discuss the latest developments in Houston sports with Jeff Balke.

With a 5-4 win Sunday over the a Diamondbacks, the Astros extended their division lead to 4.5 games. Justin Verlander dominated with 11 strikeouts — including his 269th of the season, which tied his career high for a single season.

Also, the Texans fell to 0-2 after Sunday’s loss in the final seconds to the Titans. And the Houston Dynamo broke a ten-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over Portland Saturday night.

In the audio above, sportswriter Jeff Balke discusses those and other stories in local sports. Balke writes for Houston Press and Houstonia Magazine.

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