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Altuve, Urquidy lead Astros to 5-2 win over Rangers

May. 22, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a leadoff home run and a double, José Urquidy tied a career high with 10 strikeouts and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 5-2 Sunday. Urquidy (4-1) allowed six hits and one run in a season-high 6 2/3 innings as the Astros won for the third...

Pérez throws 1st shutout since 2014, Texas blanks Astros 3-0

May. 21, 2022 00:23 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When manager Chris Woodward walked out to the mound with two outs and two on in the ninth inning, Texas Rangers starter Martín Pérez wasn't worried about being taken out. “He just told me, ‘You got it.' And I went like, ‘Yeah, I got it,’” Pérez said. ...

Houston rockets: Astros hit 5 HRs in 2nd, rout Red Sox 13-4

May. 17, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox starter Nathan Eolvaldi needed just five pitches to get the Astros out in order in the first inning Tuesday night. Houston responded by hitting five home runs off him as part of a nine-run second to tie the MLB record for most homers in an inning, ending his...

Gurriel stays hot, Verlander solid, Astros blank Nats 8-0

May. 15, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel went 3-for-4 with a homer, Justin Verlander pitched five scoreless innings and the Houston Astros beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Sunday. Jose Altuve, Martin Maldonado and Chas McCormick also homered for the Astros. Gurriel finished the series...

Astros' 11-game winning streak ends, Nationals romp 13-6

May. 14, 2022 23:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yadiel Hernandez and Maikel Franco homered and the Washington Nationals ended the Houston Astros' 11-game winning streak, romping 13-6 on Saturday night. Manager Dusty Baker and the Astros fell one game short of matching the franchise-record 12-game winning string...

Astros push winning streak to 11, roll past Nationals 6-1

May. 14, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jose Altuve homered on the first pitch of the game, and Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel also went deep and the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 11 games with a 6-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night. Houston manager Dusty Baker,...

Grand slam by Diaz vs. Tigers helps Astros to 7-0 homestand

May. 08, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Aledmys Díaz hit a grand slam, Jake Odorizzi threw five innings of one-hit ball and the Houston Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 5-0 on Sunday for a four-game sweep and their seventh straight win. Díaz’s second home run of the season came in the third inning on a...

Astros stretch winning streak to 6 with 3-2 win over Tigers

May. 07, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve homered early, and Michael Brantley tripled in a two-run eighth to help the Houston Astros run their winning streak to a season-best six games with an 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. The win was manager Dusty Baker’s 2,004th, passing...

Tucker's RBI in 9th lifts Astros to 3-2 win over Tigers

May. 06, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros got a win Thursday night thanks to a game-ending single in the ninth inning by Kyle Tucker despite a baserunning gaffe from Yordan Alvarez earlier in the inning. Jose Altuve and rookie Jeremy Peña hit solo homers to help the Astros to the 3-2...

Verlander solid again as Astros complete sweep of Mariners

May. 04, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Sure, it's early. But Justin Verlander's work this season in his return from Tommy John surgery is an encouraging sign that the two-time Cy Young Award winner can return to elite form after almost two years away from the game. Verlander turned in another solid start...