The Astros will play host to the Houston Astros on Sunday night in a contest that could define their postseason fate.
The Astros are still the only team left in the AL West.
Houston, which beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Wednesday night to improve to 7-3, has won three of its last four.
The Astros beat the Texas Rangers 5-2 in Game 2 of the ALDS, then lost to the Seattle Mariners 5-1 in Game 3.
The Mariners, meanwhile, fell to the Texas Angels 5-0 in Game 4 of the series.
Houston has lost 11 of its past 12 games.
The team has a .338 batting average against against the Texas League, but the Astros have won seven of their last nine games.
In the last seven games, Houston has won five of six.
The Houston Astros beat up on the Oakland A’s at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday.
The A’s won the game 6-2.