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Haves, have-nots: MLB ties mark for 100-win, 100-loss teams

Sep. 22, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baseball's haves and have-nots sure do have it this year. The Los Angeles Dodgers gave Major League Baseball its third 100-win team while Kansas City became its fourth 100-loss club Sunday, matching big league records for success and futility. The Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4,...

Springer 3 HRs, Verlander 20th win, Astros clinch AL West

Sep. 22, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer, Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros put a check mark in the September box. And amid the celebration of clinching their third straight AL West title, they already were thinking ahead to what they might achieve in October. "You can't ever take the first goal for granted,"...

Houston Astros clinch third straight AL West title with 13-5 win over Angels

Sep. 22, 2019 5:46 PM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros clinch third straight AL West title with 13-5 win over Angels.

Astros' Springer hit 3 HRs in 1st 4 innings vs Angels

Sep. 22, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer has hit a career-high three homers for the Houston Astros, all of them in the first four innings against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. The MLB record of four home runs in a game has been done 18 times. J.D. Martinez did it most recently for Arizona on Sept. 4, 2017. In...

LEADING OFF: Verlander nears 20, Cubs skid, ex-cellent Rays

Sep. 22, 2019 2:55 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: THE BIG 2-0 Justin Verlander tries to become a 20-game winner for the second time in his career as the Astros aim to clinch the AL West title at home by beating the Angels. He reached the mark in 2011, going 24-5 for Detroit and winning the AL MVP and Cy Young...

Astros' AL West title delayed with 8-4 loss to Angels

Sep. 22, 2019 12:27 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros starter Wade Miley couldn't break out of his recent rut on Saturday night and Houston's magic number remained stuck at one. The Astros remained just shy of their third straight AL West title, wasting a chance to clinch when Miley was hit hard in an 8-4 loss to the Los Angeles Angels...

LEADING OFF: Astros on verge of clinch, Cards baffling Cubs

Sep. 21, 2019 2:37 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: TEXAS ONE-STEP The Astros can clinch a third straight AL West title with a win over the Angels or a loss by Oakland. Houston has won six straight games and is already assured a postseason spot, and it's getting shortstop Carlos Correa in the swing of things at...

LEADING OFF: Astros on verge of clinch, Cards baffling Cubs

Sep. 21, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: TEXAS ONE-STEP The Astros can clinch a third straight AL West title with a win over the Angels or a loss by Oakland. Houston has won six straight games and is already assured a postseason spot, and it's getting shortstop Carlos Correa in the swing of things...

Correa HRs twice, Astros magic number at 1 for AL West

Sep. 21, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa returned to the dugout after hitting his second homer Friday night, beat his chest and twice repeated the words: "I'm back." Houston's star shortstop finally looks healthy after missing 80 games with various injuries this season, great news as the Astros inch closer to the...

Cole reaches 300 Ks for season, Astros beat Rangers 3-2

Sep. 19, 2019 3:00 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole wanted to get his milestone strikeout at home, and he accomplished the feat in an important win for the Houston Astros. Cole struck out 10 batters, including his 300th of the season, in eight strong innings, Yuli Gurriel and Jose Altuve homered and the Astros beat the Texas...