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Baseball becomes a shelter for Venezuelan children in soccer-mad Peru

May. 23, 2024 11:20 AM EDT

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The crack of bat on ball and the sight of Venezuelan children running the bases on the soccer field turned baseball diamond on the outskirts of Peru's capital are watched with confusion by locals accustomed to soccer. The questioning looks don't deter the young...

Paris gets his first MLB homer on a 2-run shot to lead the Angels to a 2-1 win over the Astros

May. 22, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Kyren Paris hit a two-run shot for his first major league home run and Tyler Anderson pitched eight strong innings to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday. The Angels took two of three games from the Astros to give them...

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...

Schanuel, O'Hoppe, Adell all homer in 7-run fifth to give Angels 9-7 win over Astros

May. 20, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Nolan Schanuel and Logan O’Hoppe both hit three-run homers and Jo Adell added a solo shot as the Los Angeles Angels jumped on Framber Valdez for seven runs in the fifth inning to power them to a 9-7 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night. Zach Neto homered in...

Tucker homers twice, ties for lead with 15 as Astros beat Brewers 9-4 for 9th win in 11 games

May. 19, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker homered twice to tie for the major league lead with 15 and drove in four runs, leading the Houston Astros over the Milwaukee Brewers 9-4 on Sunday for their ninth win in 11 games. After striking out in his first three at-bats, Tucker decided to change his...

Contreras hits 3-run homer off Verlander to give Brewers 4-2 win over Astros

May. 18, 2024 22:33 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — William Contreras hit a go-ahead three-run homer off Justin Verlander in the fifth inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. The Brewers trailed by 1 when Joey Ortiz singled to start the fifth before Verlander (2-2)...

Meyers, Peña homer as Astros beat Brewers 5-4 for season-high sixth straight win

May. 17, 2024 23:53 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jake Meyers hit a two-run homer and Jeremy Peña’s three-run shot in the fifth inning gave the Houston Astros a 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night to extend their season-long winning streak to six games. Houston trailed by 2 when Victor...

Loperfido hits first MLB homer, Javier solid as Astros beat A's 8-1 to complete sweep

May. 16, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Joey Loperfido hit his first major league home run and Cristian Javier pitched six scoreless innings Thursday night to help the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 8-1 and complete a four-game sweep. The victory extended Houston’s winning streak to a...

A's acquire right-hander Brandon Bielak from Astros for cash

May. 16, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics acquired right-hander Brandon Bielak from the Houston Astros on Thursday for cash. Oakland designated left-hander Easton Lucas for assignment to create 40-man roster room for Bielak, who had been designated himself on Saturday to created...

Valdez strikes out eight in seven innings, Astros limit A's to two hits in 3-0 victory

May. 15, 2024 23:18 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez struck out eight in seven strong innings and combined with Seth Martinez for a two-hitter, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday for their season-high fourth straight victory. Valdez (3-1) allowed both hits and walked two....