The Houston Astros will start Roberto Hernandez (2-4, 4.92 ERA) on the road against Aaron Sanchez (4-4, 3.88 ERA) and the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday. Hernandez is 1-3 with a 4.75 ERA in five starts on the road this season. Houston has won seven consecutive games against Toronto, dating back to last season.
The Astros have MLB's best road winning-percentage (.652). Their 15-8 road start is the franchise’s best since the 1995 Astros (also started 15-8) in their first 23 road games.