Alexi Ogando is scheduled to make his sixth road start of the season, and he's back at the ballpark where he started his 2013 campaign. Ogando threw 6 1/3 scoreless innings on April 3 against the Astros at Minute Maid Park, scattering four hits with one walk and 10 strikeouts.
The Astros are going with left-hander Dallas Keuchel, who is making his first start of the season.
Texas -- 1. Ian Kinsler, 2b; 2. Elvis Andrus, ss; 3. Lance Berkman, dh; 4. Adrian Beltre, 3b; 5. Nelson Cruz, rf; 6. Mitch Moreland, 1b; 7. Jeff Baker, lf; 8. Geovany Soto, c; 9. Craig Gentry, cf.
RHP Alexi Ogando (3-2, 3.08 ERA)
Houston -- 1. Robbie Grossman, cf; 2. Jimmy Paredes, rf; 3. Jose Altuve, 2b; 4. Jason Castro, c; 5. Chris Carter, dh; 6. Carlos Pena, 1b; 7. Trevor Crowe, lf; 8. Matt Dominguez, 3b; 9. Marwin Gonzalez, ss.
LHP Dallas Keuchel (0-1, 4.96 ERA)