Jul 26, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA; Houston Astros relief pitcher Brooks Raley (58) walks to the locker room after being ejected for hitting a batter against the Seattle Mariners during the eighth inning at T-Mobile Park. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
Monday’s abysmal loss to the Seattle Mariners proved the notion that the Houston Astros need another high-leverage arm more than ever before. It was almost like a wake up call, after a good run of bullpen outings.
The organization has been in the need of another big-time reliever since the start of the 2020 season.