Through 32 games, the Houston Astros have been out-scored by 75 runs (198 runs allowed, 123 scored), by far the worst in the majors. The Astros, who enter this week at 8-24, were swept by the Detroit Tigers at home over the weekend, losing all four games by a combined score of 37-8. About a fifth of the way through the 162-game season, the Astros are on pace to finish with a run differential of around minus-380 runs, which would be the worst for any team in baseball since 1900. The team currently with the second-worst run differential in MLB is the Toronto Blue Jays (11-21), who have been out-scored by 47 runs.
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