"He walked in when I walked out," said Astros manager Brad Mills. "We tried to keep him away from being around guys and so forth, but he was pretty sick last night."
Illnesses seem to be spreading around the Astros' clubhouse. Center fielder Jordan Schafer is also out of the starting lineup against southpaw Chris Sale, and is still not feeling 100 percent, according to Mills.
"He's still got some sick symptoms and so forth," Mills said. "But for the most part he's been getting a little bit better."