Worth noting

Worth noting

• Astros second baseman Jose Altuve returned to the lineup after a day off in Pittsburgh on Sunday. Altuve was at the top of the lineup on Monday at Citizens Bank Park where the Astros were set to play the Phillies and starter Joe Blanton in the first of two games. Altuve is hitting .323 with 13 RBIs.

• The Astros own the best record against Philadelphia since 2004 with a 32-20 record. They are the only National League club with a winning record in that time frame.