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Hey Siri! Astros rookie homers twice in 15-1 win at Rangers

Sep. 14, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hey Siri, this was a first start to remember after all of those years working to get to the majors. Jose Siri homered twice and added a two-run single while becoming the first big league player since RBIs became official in 1920 to have two...

Astros starter Odorizzi leaves game after play at 1st base

Sep. 13, 2021 22:40 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston Astros starter Jake Odorizzi left with right foot soreness after coming off the mound and running to cover first base in the second inning against the Texas Rangers on Monday night Odorizzi ran to the bag to take...

Machado, Myers, Tatis homer in Padres' 10-2 win vs. Astros

Sep. 05, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado, Wil Myers and Fernando Tatis Jr. each hit an impressive two-run home run and Joe Musgrove had a solid outing against one of his former teams as the San Diego Padres beat the AL West-leading Houston Astros 10-2 Saturday night. Tatis, who...

Bregman scores winning run in 10th as Astros down KC 6-5

Aug. 25, 2021 19:31 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman had two hits and an RBI in his first action in more than two months, and he scored the winning run in the 10th inning on a groundout by Jake Meyers to lift the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Kyle Tucker...

Astros snap Rockies' 4-game win streak with 5-0 victory

Aug. 11, 2021 00:38 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jake Odorizzi and four relievers combined on a five-hit shutout, Taylor Jones had a two-run double and the Houston Astros beat Colorado 5-0 Tuesday night, snapping the Rockies’ four-game winning streak. Houston got to Colorado starter Jon Gray (7-8) in...

Giants hit 5 HRs, rough up Greinke, Astros 8-6

Jul. 31, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants hit five home runs, including four off Astros ace Zack Greinke, and beat Houston 8-6 Saturday in an interleague matchup of division leaders. Darin Ruf, Donovan Solano, Wilmer Flores and LaMonte Wade Jr. connected off...

Greinke leads Astros to 3-1 win; Rangers lose 12th straight

Jul. 25, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Zack Greinke threw six solid innings, Abraham Toro homered and the Houston Astros sent Texas to its 12th straight loss, beating the Rangers 3-1 Sunday. The Rangers’ skid is tied for second-longest in team history and the first time they’ve dropped a...

Alvarez ends slump with 2-run HR as Astros beat Indians 4-3

Jul. 20, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez snapped an 0-for-22 slump with a two-run homer to help the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. The Astros were up by 1 with one out in the fifth inning when Alvarez connected off rookie J.C. Mejía (1-5)...

Altuve, Tucker homer to lead Astros over Athletics 4-3

Jul. 08, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit the go-ahead home run for the Houston Astros in the bottom of the seventh inning on Wednesday night. But Houston wouldn't have been in position to take the lead if not for some stellar defense by Michael Brantley an inning earlier. ...

Odorizzi solid, Correa homers as Astros down sinking Indians

Jul. 03, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Grinding through a rugged stretch of their schedule, the Astros came to town reeling and badly needing some rest. They're rolling again. Jake Odorizzi controlled Cleveland's hitters for six innings, Carlos Correa homered and Houston...