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Playing rival Rangers in Florida, the Astros hope to keep winning for Houston ...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla -- The Houston Astros know they have a job to do, even if the haunting images from the flood enveloping their home city have them feeling like they'd rather focus their efforts elsewhere.

The Astros prepared to play the intrastate rival Texas Rangers on Tuesday in the unlikely location of Tropicana Field, the venue selected for the series after Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath forced the switch.

The Cardinals will match the pledges of Matt Carpenter and Adam Wainwright aimed at helping Houston in its Hurricane Harvey Relief efforts.

Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk is donating $1 million to J.J. Watt's YouCaring drive, which will go toward resources for those hit hard by the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.

The Astros announced on Tuesday that they have partnered with MLB to donate all ticket, concessions and parking revenue from the three-game series to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts.


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