Astros look to head off Royals in Game 5

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Houston Astros' Colby Rasmus, right, watches his pop up hit the roof as Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez, left, looks on during the eighth inning. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

KANSAS CITY, MO (KTRK) -- The Houston Astros have just one more shot in the decisive fifth game of the American League Division series against the Royals. The teams are tied at 2-2.

Houston visits the Royals in Missouri. The game begins at 7:07pm at Kauffman Stadium.

Collin McHugh will take the mound for the Astros and Johnny Cueto for the Royals. In his first game facing the Royals, McHugh went six innings, giving up two earned runs.

The Astros aren't the only Texas team looking to stave off elimination.

The Rangers visit the Blue Jays today. The winner of that game will face the winner of the Astros and Royals series.