Latest Jake Odorizzi News

Houston RHP Odorizzi stretchered off in Boston, to get MRI

May. 17, 2022 09:52 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Houston Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi collapsed with a leg injury while running to cover first base in the fifth inning Monday night against the Boston Red Sox and was taken off the Fenway Park field on a stretcher. The team said he had “left lower leg...

LEADING OFF: Detmers tries to match Vander Meer, 3 twinbills

May. 17, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ AND FOR AN ENCORE Reid Detmers has a chance to match Johnny Vander Meer's feat of consecutive no-hitters when he starts for the Los Angeles Angels at the Texas Rangers. The...

Story, Bogaerts homer to help Red Sox beat Astros 6-3

May. 17, 2022 01:15 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With J.D. Martinez on second after his tiebreaking double and the crowd thinned by a 98-minute rain delay, there were still enough fans in Fenway Park on Monday for a healthy chant of “Re-sign Xander!” “Yeah, I heard it," said Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts,...

García, Calhoun each hit 2 homers, Rangers beat Red Sox 7-1

May. 15, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adolis García and Kole Calhoun each hit two home runs, Martin Perez pitched six strong innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-1 on Sunday. Texas trailed 1-0 and didn't have a hit until Calhoun led off the bottom of the fifth with an...

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...

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...

Alvarez, Peña homer, Odorizzi shines as Astros down M's 3-0

May. 03, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After getting tagged for six runs in the first inning of a loss to the Angels a couple of weeks ago, Houston starter Jake Odorizzi was searching for answers on how to turn things around. He didn't have to look far with Justin Verlander's locker just feet away and...

Bichette homers, Gausman fans 10 as Blue Jays top Astros 3-2

May. 01, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Santiago Espinal drove in the go-ahead run with an RBI single in the seventh inning, Bo Bichette added a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 3-2 on Sunday. Right-hander Kevin Gausman (2-1) struck out a season-high 10 over seven innings to...

Tucker homers, Odorizzi pitches Astros past Rangers 5-1

Apr. 27, 2022 00:51 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jake Odorizzi allowed one hit over six innings to end a long winless drought, and a rejuvenated Kyle Tucker homered and drove in three runs to power the Houston Astros past the Texas Rangers 5-1 on Tuesday night. Odorizzi (1-2) permitted just two baserunners...