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Bregman, Brantley HRs lead Miley, Astros over Angels 5-2

Aug. 24, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman changed his approach, and his results. Bregman hit his career-high 32nd homer and Wade Miley earned his seventh straight win as the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Angels 5-2 Saturday night. "I've been chasing a little higher rate lately because I think I was trying to...

Greinke wins again as Astros get 5-4 victory over Angels

Aug. 24, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston manager A.J. Hinch was impressed by how Zack Greinke pitched without his best stuff. Greinke won his fourth straight start since joining the Astros, and Yuli Gurriel hit a big two-run homer in a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Greinke (14-4) allowed 10 hits,...

Astros defend decision to restrict reporter from clubhouse

Aug. 23, 2019 9:27 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Amid criticism from Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros on Thursday defended the team's decision to deny a newspaper reporter access to the clubhouse until after ace pitcher Justin Verlander finished his postgame session with the media. MLB said Wednesday night's incident violated its...

Cole strikes out 12, Bregman HR lifts Astros over Tigers 6-3

Aug. 23, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A day after failing to back a gem by ace Justin Verlander, Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros were determined to convert on another from Gerrit Cole. Cole struck out 12 over seven scoreless innings, Bregman homered and the Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Thursday night. After the Tigers...

Verlander allows 2 HRs in 2-hitter, loses 2-1 to Tigers

Aug. 22, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander was splendid against the Detroit Tigers, pitching a two-hitter and fanning 11 in another dominant performance for the Astros. Houston's offense wasn't nearly as sharp on Wednesday night, and it led to an unusual, tough-luck 2-1 loss. "Just an incredible performance," manager...

Astros hit 3 homers, beat Tigers 6-3; Sanchez, Correa to IL

Aug. 21, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's win over Detroit on was tempered by news that shortstop Carlos Correa and starter Aaron Sanchez are both heading to the injured list. George Springer, Jose Altuve and Martín Maldonado homered to lead the Astros to a 6-3 victory Tuesday night before manager A.J. Hinch announced...

Hudson, 2 relievers 1-hit Brewers, Cardinals win 3-0

Aug. 20, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dakota Hudson and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, and Paul DeJong homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 Monday night in a series opener between NL Central contenders. Yasmani Grandal's ground-rule double with two outs in the eighth inning off...

Gurriel has 2 RBIs, helps Astros over Tigers 5-4

Aug. 20, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros allowed 14 hits on Monday night against the Detroit Tigers. They were able to escape with a win despite all the traffic on the bases by making big pitches when it mattered most. Yuli Gurriel had two hits and drove in two runs as the Astros built a lead with a big first...

Greinke gets 200th win, pitches Astros past A's 4-1

Aug. 18, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After earning his 200th win, Zack Greinke hopes he's on his way to even bigger achievements with the Houston Astros this season. Greinke reached the milestone with seven smooth innings Sunday, pitching the first-place Astros past the Oakland Athletics 4-1 to avoid a four-game sweep....

Chapman, Canha back Bassitt in A's 8-4 win over Astros

Aug. 17, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

OAKLAND,Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt believes the Oakland Athletics' struggles against the Houston Astros are due in part to the perception that the 2017 World Series championship are unbeatable. He helped pierce that aura of invincibility on Saturday. Matt Chapman doubled among his three hits and Mark...