• The Astros will open a four-game set on Thursday with the Blue Jays, who, as of Wednesday morning, were leading the AL with 130 home runs. The Astros were third with 116.
• The Astros will host dollar hot dog night as the series with the Blue Jays gets underway. "Steamin' weenies" are a dollar every Thursday home game in 2014.
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