Phillies at Astros, 8:05, Minute Maid Park, Houston. TV: Comcast SportsNet. Radio: WPHT (1210-AM); WUBA (1480-AM) Spanish.

Phillies RHP Kyle Kendrick (3-2, 4.76) vs. Astros RHP Roy Oswalt (4-4, 5.43)

Phillies update: Phillies hitters have had success against Oswalt, combining to hit .313 off him in their careers ... Geoff Jenkins (.353), Pedro Feliz (.429), Jimmy Rollins (.292), Ryan Howard (.357), Jayson Werth (.357) and Shane Victorino (.333) all hit above their overall career average against Oswalt ... Jenkins and Feliz have both homered off Oswalt twice ... Kyle Kendrick had his start pushed up a day after pitching just one inning Sunday in a rain-interrupted loss to Toronto ... Kendrick had perhaps his best outing of the season against the Astros, allowing two runs on four hits in seven innings of a 2-1 loss on April 16 against Oswalt.

Astros update: Oswalt left his last start in the sixth inning with pain in his hip, but the Astros ace declared himself ready to play 2 days ago ... Oswalt earned a win against the Phillies on April 16, allowing one run on five hits in seven innings ... Oswalt is 6-1 with a 2.79 ERA in nine career appearances against the Phillies ... The Astros are 5-5 when Oswalt pitches this season ... Former Phillie Michael Bourn went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored the last time the Astros faced Kyle Kendrick.