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McCormick keys 4-run 8th, Astros beat Rangers 6-2

May. 16, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Chas McCormick had a two-run single as part of a four-run eighth, Lance McCullers Jr. threw six scoreless innings and the Houston Astros won their sixth straight, 6-2 over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. Houston loaded the bases with one out in the eighth on...

Correa, Tucker lead Astros past Rangers 6-5

May. 15, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa and Kyle Tucker each homered to help Luis Garcia earn his first career win as the Houston Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 6-5 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Correa capped a four-run first with a two-run homer to...

Maldonado homers, Greinke goes 7 as Astros rout Rangers 10-4

May. 15, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Martín Maldonado homered and drove in three runs to back seven solid innings from Zack Greinke, and the Houston Astros defeated the Texas Rangers 10-4 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory. Kyle Tucker and Myles Straw each had two hits and...

Straw scores on wild pitch in 11th, Astros beat Rangers 4-3

May. 14, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Myles Straw scored on a wild pitch in the 11th inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night. After the Rangers loaded the bases with an intentional walk to Alex Bregman that brought up Chas McCormick, reliever Brett...

Astros slug season-high 5 homers to rout Angels 9-1

May. 12, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — José Altuve and Yuli Gurriel homered early as the Houston Astros hit a season-high five long balls Wednesday night in a 9-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels. Altuve launched a leadoff homer and Gurriel, who also went deep Tuesday, added his two-run shot...

Astros to provide furnished housing to minor league players

May. 12, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

The Houston Astros are providing furnished apartments to minor league players at all levels for the 2022 season, believed to be the first big league club to do so. Players with the Triple-A Sugar Land Skeeters, Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks, High-A Fayetteville...

Ohtani, McCullers duel into late innings, Astros beat Angels

May. 11, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — From pitching to hitting to playing right field, Shohei Ohtani did a little bit of everything for the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. But a strong performance from Lance McCullers Jr. combined with a late surge by Houston's offense kept the Angels...

Walsh's big night helps Angels rally for 5-4 win over Astros

May. 11, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jared Walsh had another big game Monday night in what has become his breakout season with the Los Angeles Angels. Walsh homered and matched a career high with four hits, Justin Upton also connected and the Los Angeles Angels rallied in the sixth inning...

Tucker has 4 RBIs to lead Astros over Blue Jays 7-4

May. 09, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit a three-run homer and tied a career high with four RBIs as the Houston Astros built a big lead early and held on for a 7-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. Jose Altuve added a solo homer for the Astros to help them win the series...

Biggio hits first HR in Houston, Jays top Astros 8-4

May. 08, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Cavan Biggio grew up at Minute Maid Park, watching his father, Craig, wrap up his Hall of Fame career with the Houston Astros. On Saturday night, it was Craig Biggio who watched as his son hit his first homer at the ballpark where he made so many...