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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...

Astros with 2 in 11th beat Texas 7-6, avoid 3rd loss in row

Jul. 14, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — While Jose Altuve had the tiebreaking two-out double in the 11th inning, he gave most of the credit to George Springer for putting the Houston Astros ahead for good. Springer scored from first base and Altuve then came home on a single by Myles Straw as the AL West-leading Astros...

Trout, Barria and bullpen lead Angels past Rangers 6-2

Jul. 4, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels' second game following the death of Tyler Skaggs brought a sense of normalcy — even if things were still far from normal. Mike Trout homered twice and Jaime Barria, filling Skaggs' roster spot, struck out a career-high eight batters in five innings as...

Grieving Angels beat Rangers 9-4 day after death of Skaggs

Jul. 3, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kole Calhoun circled the bases after a punctuating home run for the grieving Los Angeles Angels in their first game since 27-year-old pitcher Tyler Skaggs died. As the stocky outfielder approached home plate, he raised both arms above his head, pointed upward while looking at the...

Gallo homers twice as Rangers sweep Tigers with 3-1 win

Jun. 27, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Joey Gallo nearly backed up his manager's big prediction. Gallo hit two solo homers, Ariel Jurado threw seven shutout innings and the Rangers completed a three-game sweep of Detroit with a 3-1 win over the Tigers on Thursday. "I actually made a bold prediction that he was going to hit three...

Minor goes the distance as Rangers beat Tigers 4-1

Jun. 26, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — In his first 141 starts as a major leaguer, Mike Minor pitched one complete game. Now he's thrown two in his last 14. Minor allowed five hits in his second complete game of the year, and Willie Calhoun, Jeff Mathis and Danny Santana homered in the fifth inning to lift the Texas Rangers to a...

Andrus helps Rangers, Minor to 4-2 victory over Indians

Jun. 20, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — When Elvis Andrus scored on a wild pitch after his RBI triple in the first inning, the Texas Rangers already were feeling pretty good because they had Mike Minor on the mound at home. Minor limited the Cleveland Indians to one run and three singles over eight innings after they had...

Contreras powers Cubs past Giolito, White Sox 7-3

Jun. 20, 2019 1:16 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras celebrated a very special anniversary with an impressive all-around show. Contreras homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Chicago Cubs handed Lucas Giolito his first loss since April by downing the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Wednesday night. David Bote also connected...

Winker paces Reds with 5 RBIs in 11-3 rout over Rangers

Jun. 16, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — With his dad set to leave town Sunday evening, Jesse Winker had limited time to provide an extra-special Father's Day. No worries — Joe Winker went to the airport with plenty to be proud of. Winker homered and set career highs with four hits and five RBIs, Yasiel Puig added a...

Minor gets 1st June win, Rangers beat Reds 4-3

Jun. 15, 2019 10:38 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Minor had a two-run lead before his first pitch, which was quite a pleasing switch. For nearly a month, the left-hander had gotten very little help from the Rangers' offense. He wasn't about to let a rare lead slip away on a stormy night. Minor pitched into the seventh inning for his...