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Semien homers, Lowe's RBI single in 10th lifts Rangers over Astros 2-1

Jul. 13, 2024 19:53 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a leadoff homer and Nathaniel Lowe’s RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning lifted the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. The Rangers ended a two-game skid and snapped Houston’s 10-game home winning streak....

Blanco throws 7 strong innings and McCormick homers twice as Astros beat Orioles 5-1

Jun. 22, 2024 19:01 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Ronel Blanco pitched seven strong innings and Chas McCormick homered twice to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday. Yordan Alvarez added a two-run shot to help Houston extend its winning streak to four games. ...

Yordan Alvarez homers, drives in 2 as Astros beat White Sox 5-3

Jun. 20, 2024 18:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yordan Alvarez homered in the first inning and drove in a run during a four-run seventh as the Houston Astros rallied past the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Thursday. Alvarez made it 1-0 with a 439-foot drive to right against Chris Flexen for his 15th homer, and his...

Astros place Justin Verlander on injured list with neck discomfort

Jun. 18, 2024 23:19 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander went on the 15-day injured list on Tuesday to give him more time to resolve his lingering neck discomfort. The 41-year-old Verlander was scratched from Saturday’s start against the Detroit Tigers. The three-time AL Cy Young Award...

Brown throws 7 scoreless innings, Dubón homers and Astros beat Tigers 4-0

Jun. 14, 2024 23:18 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Hunter Brown struck out nine in seven scoreless innings and Mauricio Dubón hit a two-run homer as the Houston Astros got a big sixth inning for a 4-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Brown (3-5) allowed five hits, Bryan Abreu pitched a scoreless eighth...

Austin Slater shines as the San Francisco Giants beat the Houston Astros 5-3

Jun. 12, 2024 19:08 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Austin Slater had three hits and drove in two runs to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Houston Astros 5-3 on Wednesday. Slater also stole a base and scored for San Francisco, which took the rubber game of the three-game series in a speedy two hours and...

Alvarez homers among his 3 hits and Brown throws 6 shutout innings as Astros defeat Angels 6-1

Jun. 09, 2024 01:38 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yordan Alvarez continued his hot streak with three more hits, including a two-run homer, Hunter Brown tossed six shutout innings and the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Angels 6-1 on Saturday night. Nolan Schanuel drove in the Angels' lone run with a...

Yainer Diaz homers in his 4th straight game, Framber Valdez throws a 4-hitter, Astros top Halos 7-1

Jun. 08, 2024 00:51 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yainer Diaz homered in his fourth consecutive game and drove in three runs, and Framber Valdez pitched a four-hitter in the Houston Astros' 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Yordan Alvarez hit a tiebreaking three-run double in the...

Valdez throws 7 strong innings, Alvarez homers twice in Astros' 5-2 victory over Twins

Jun. 01, 2024 20:04 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez pitched no-hit ball into the seventh inning and Yordan Alvarez hit two of Houston’s four homers in the Astros' 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. Valdez (4-3) didn’t allow a hit until a single to start the seventh. He yielded the two...

Kyle Tucker homers twice, Peña's RBI in 10th lifts Astros to 6-5 win over Angels

May. 22, 2024 00:04 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker homered twice to give him an MLB-leading 17 and Jeremy Peña’s RBI single with one out in the 10th inning lifted the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. The Angels intentionally walked Yordan Alvarez with no outs in...