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Montas reaches 200 Ks, A's pound first-place Astros 14-2

Sep. 25, 2021 02:40 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas pitched two-hit ball over seven innings and became the first Oakland pitcher in 20 years to reach 200 strikeouts in a season, helping the Athletics pound the Houston Astros 14-2 on Friday night to support their slim playoff hopes. ...

Astros' Zack Greinke scratched from start with neck soreness

Sep. 24, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Astros right-hander Zack Greinke was scratched from his scheduled start Friday night and placed on the 10-day injured list with neck soreness. Greinke, who missed 12 games earlier this month while on the COVID-19 list, is 11-6 with a 4.11 ERA in...

Valdez, González, Maldonado send Astros past Angels 10-0

Sep. 21, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — With a well-rested Framber Valdez on the mound turning in one of his best performances in an outstanding season, the Houston Astros really didn't need all the runs they racked up on a blowout night at the Big A. Valdez pitched seven innings of...

Calhoun, Varsho key 3-run 10th, Arizona beats Houston, 6-4

Sep. 19, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kole Calhoun knocked in the go-ahead run with an RBI single and Daulton Varsho homered as the Arizona Diamondbacks scored three runs in the 10th inning for a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. Calhoun hit a run-scoring single off Yimi...

Diamondbacks lose 100th of season, fall 4-3 to Astros

Sep. 18, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Chas McCormick was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to drive in the winning run in the 10th inning as the Houston Astros sent the Arizona Diamondbacks to their 100th loss with a 4-3 win on Friday night. Houston tied it in 10th with an RBI bloop single...

Correa HR triggers 7-run 4th, Astros roll past Rangers 12-1

Sep. 17, 2021 00:37 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros are closing in on another AL West title after dominating their last-place Texas rival again. Manager Dusty Baker just isn't sure how much his club is paying attention to the standings. ...