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VIDEO: Rays Take Lead on Astros and Justin Verlander With Huge 1st Inning Started by Tommy Pham HR

The Houston Astros probably weren't thinking pitching Justin Verlander on three days' rest would be a problem, but they're already experiencing issues during Game 4 of the ALDS. In the bottom of the first inning, Tommy Pham crushed a solo home run off the right-hander to make it 1-0.

Goodbye! And the Trop is going nuts!!

Verlander then issued a walk and a single to put runners on first and second before Travis d'Arnaud delivered with a clutch RBI single to make it 2-0.

Then came a Joey Wendle RBI double to make it 3-0!

Are we sure that's Verlander pitching? He got out of trouble with runners on second and third, but this certainly doesn't bode well for the Astros.