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Guerrero hits 1st slam, Blue Jays rally past Tigers 7-5

Jul. 20, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his first career grand slam, a 441-foot drive toward the bushes at Comerica Park that helped the Toronto Blue Jays rally for a 7-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Guerrero's home run erased a 5-1 deficit in the fifth, and Brandon Drury added a...

Urquidy dominates struggling Rangers in Astros' 6-1 win

Jul. 20, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After two rough starts for the Astros earlier this month, José Urquidy worked on a few adjustments. Whatever he adjusted worked in a big way Saturday night. Urquidy threw seven dominant innings for his first major league win and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, sending Houston to a...

Verlander strikes out 12, Astros beat Rangers 4-3

Jul. 20, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander kept up his outstanding season with one of his toughest wins. Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3. Verlander (12-4) allowed two runs and eight hits. "That was a grind, it...

Springer, Bregman propel Astros to 6-2 victory over Angels

Jul. 19, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Alex Bregman and Houston stumbled out of the All-Star break, dropping four of six games, but the Astros have looked more like themselves the past two nights. Bregman and George Springer homered while Wade Miley pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning and the AL West leaders beat...

Verlander, Altuve lead Astros to 12-4 win over Rangers

Jul. 14, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Verlander shook off a shaky first inning with the help of his rookie shortstop. The result was a four-game series split for the Houston Astros against the Texas Rangers that felt like much more. The eight-time All-Star followed a two-run first inning with five no-hit innings...

Rangers rally from 4 down to beat Astros 9-8 on Santana hit

Jul. 13, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Danny Santana had already hit one of the five home runs by the Texas Rangers. With a chance to win the game with two outs in the ninth inning, he lined a ball up the middle and then saw Houston center fielder George Springer on a full sprint toward the ball. "When I saw Springer...

Springer's single in 10th lifts Astros over Angels 11-10

Jul. 7, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After missing a couple of chances to put the game away Sunday, the Houston Astros felt fortunate to finally close it out in the 10th inning. George Springer hit a game-ending, RBI single in the 10th and the Astros beat the Angels 11-10 Sunday after a violent collision at home plate knocked...

D'Arnaud homers in bottom of the 9th, Rays beat Yankees 4-3

Jul. 7, 2019 1:38 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud hit a two-out homer off Chad Green in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays past the New York Yankees 4-3 on Saturday. Aaron Hicks had tied it at 3 in the top of the ninth...

Cole, Gurriel help Astros blank Angels 4-0

Jul. 6, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Last season Yuli Gurriel finished with 13 home runs. After a recent power surge, the 35-year-old has matched that total with one game to go until the All-Star break. Gurriel homered for the fourth straight game and Gerrit Cole pitched seven scoreless innings before two relievers completed...

Trout homers again, Angels use 4 HRs to edge Astros 5-4

Jul. 6, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Trout is on a roll and it's helping the Los Angeles Angels get on one, too. Trout hit his American League-leading 26th homer, and Kole Calhoun, Shohei Ohtani and Andrelton Simmons also went deep to give the Angels a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Calhoun, Ohtani and...