Latest Phil Maton News

Astros, Phillies set rosters ahead of World Series

Oct. 28, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies made only minor changes from their Championship Series rosters for their World Series rosters ahead of Game 1 on Friday night. Houston added left-hander reliever Will Smith, who was left the roster for the first two rounds...

World Series teed up: Harper, Phillies go deep, face Astros

Oct. 24, 2022 09:18 AM EDT

Bryce Harper and Kyle Schwarber breaking the Bank in Philly. Yordan Alvarez launching moonshots in H-Town. Dusty Baker trying for a most elusive win. Justin Verlander, too. A fired-up Harper and All-Stars J.T. Realmuto and Zack Wheeler, stepping onto baseball's biggest platform for...

Alvarez hits 3-run HR vs Ray in 9th, Astros jolt M's in ALDS

Oct. 11, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez wrecked all of Seattle’s carefully crafted strategy with one colossal swing. The Mariners came to the postseason with a plan. Down to their last out, the October-tested Houston Astros weren’t so easily outmatched. Alvarez smashed a...

Astros' Phil Maton out for playoffs after punching locker

Oct. 11, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros reliever Phil Maton revealed Tuesday that he broke his right pinkie when he punched a locker in frustration after Houston's regular-season finale and will miss the postseason. Maton had surgery Monday to repair the fractured finger on his pitching hand. ...

Valdez fans 10 as Astros beat Phillies 3-2 in finale

Oct. 05, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Another strong start by Framber Valdez allowed the Houston Astros to end the regular season with the two winningest pitchers in the American League. Valdez struck out 10 in five shutout innings to lead the Astros to 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the...

Alvarez has 3 HRs, Astros down A's to clinch playoff berth

Sep. 17, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Ace Justin Verlander had just wrapped up another strong start and was in the dugout in the fifth inning when Yordan Alvarez launched his third monster home run of the night for the Houston Astros. The cameras panned to Verlander, eyes wide as he admired his...