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Berríos pitching, Polanco power carry Twins past Astros 5-2

Jun. 12, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pitching has frequently been failing the Minnesota Twins this season. Not if José Berríos can help it. Berríos threw seven commanding innings against the highest-scoring team in the majors, Jorge Polanco had three RBIs and the...

Maldonado, Astros make late noise, overcome 4 Twins homers

Jun. 12, 2021 00:35 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martín Maldonado hit a go-ahead double in the ninth, prompting a fan to toss an inflatable trash can onto the field, and the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Friday night. This was Houston’s first trip to Target Field with fans in the...

Odorizzi solid in 1st win since '19, Astros beat Red Sox 8-3

Jun. 09, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker doesn’t believe he’s seen the best of Jake Odorizzi. The Astros manager is hoping the 2019 All-Star right-hander’s latest performance against the Red Sox is a glimpse of what may be on tap going forward. Jose Altuve...

Alvarez, Correa lead Astros, end Boston's 5-game win streak

Jun. 09, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Not many teams have had a great deal of luck against the Boston Red Sox rotation this year. The Houston Astros continue to lead the short list of those that have. Carlos Correa and Yordan Alvarez homered to back Framber Valdez, and...

Altuve leadoff HR, Garcia wins 5th in row, Astros top Jays

Jun. 06, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y, (AP) — Jose Altuve led off the game with a home run, rookie Luis Garcia earned his fifth straight win and the Houston Astros beat Toronto 6-3 Sunday, finishing the Blue Jays' first homestand of the season in Buffalo. Chas McCormick also homered, Yuli...

Guerrero hits 18th homer as Blue Jays beat Astros 6-2

Jun. 05, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Joe Panik homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 6-2 on Saturday. Panik's tiebreaking three-run shot off José Urquidy gave Toronto a 4-1 lead in the fourth inning. Guerrero connected in the fifth,...

Valdez pitches 7 strong innings, Astros beat Red Sox 2-1

Jun. 02, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez continued an impressive streak of starts by Houston pitchers on Wednesday night, and it helped the Astros to another win on a night the offense was held largely in check. Valdez pitched seven strong innings and Kyle Tucker had two hits as...

Tucker, Astros down former bench coach Cora, Red Sox 11-2

May. 31, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Back in Houston as Boston's manager, Alex Cora and the Red Sox were handed their most lopsided loss of the season by his former team. Kyle Tucker had a season-best three hits and tied a career high with four RBIs as the Astros beat their ex-bench coach...

Greinke throws 8 solid innings, Astros beat Padres 7-4

May. 30, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Zack Greinke pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Tucker homered and the Houston Astros beat Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres 7-4 on Sunday. Greinke (5-2) permitted one run and six hits. The right-hander, who retired 11 of his first 12 batters,...

Padres score 7 in 11th, beat Astros 10-3; SD now 7-0 vs AL

May. 29, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. and Tommy Pham both homered, then helped out with an RBI each in a seven-run 11th inning that sent the San Diego Padres over the Houston Astros 10-3 on Friday night. The Padres improved to an MLB-best 7-0 in interleague play this...