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Valdez sharp, Tucker homers as Astros down Guardians 7-3

May. 24, 2022 23:43 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez pitched seven strong innings and Kyle Tucker led the offense with a three-run homer to help the Houston Astros to a 7-3 win over the Cleveland Guardians on Tuesday night. Valdez (4-2) allowed seven hits and three runs in seven innings, collecting his...

Ramírez homers, McKenzie sharp as Cleveland downs Astros 6-1

May. 24, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After Triston McKenzie stymied Houston's powerful offense Monday night, Cleveland manager Terry Francona lauded the young pitcher for his splendid outing. “Their lineup is potent and they’re dangerous and he really pitched well," Francona said. “He really did....

Altuve, Urquidy lead Astros to 5-2 win over Rangers

May. 22, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a leadoff home run and a double, José Urquidy tied a career high with 10 strikeouts and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 5-2 Sunday. Urquidy (4-1) allowed six hits and one run in a season-high 6 2/3 innings as the Astros won for the third...

Verlander shines to lead Astros to 2-1 win over Rangers

May. 21, 2022 23:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After another splendid start gave Justin Verlander the most wins and lowest ERA in the majors, Houston manager Dusty Baker was asked just how impressive the veteran right-hander has been this season in his return from Tommy John surgery. “What impresses me that...

Pérez throws 1st shutout since 2014, Texas blanks Astros 3-0

May. 21, 2022 00:23 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When manager Chris Woodward walked out to the mound with two outs and two on in the ninth inning, Texas Rangers starter Martín Pérez wasn't worried about being taken out. “He just told me, ‘You got it.' And I went like, ‘Yeah, I got it,’” Pérez said. ...

Astros continue home dominance against Rangers with 5-1 win

May. 20, 2022 00:25 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston catcher Martín Maldonado entered Thursday's game batting just .116. But with the Astros clinging to a one-run lead and the bases loaded with two outs in the eighth inning, manager Dusty Baker decided to stick with the veteran instead of using a pinch...

Pivetta tosses 2-hitter to lead Red Sox past Astros 5-1

May. 18, 2022 22:11 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Astros littered the seats of Fenway Park with home runs during their rout of the Red Sox on Tuesday. A day later, Boston pitcher Nick Pivetta barely allowed Houston to put the ball in play. Pivetta pitched a two-hitter, Xander Bogaerts hit a solo...

Astros' Odorizzi: MRI shows some leg damage, no set return

May. 18, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Astros pitcher Jake Odorizzi says an MRI on his left leg showed damage that will sideline him for an indefinite period, but added he felt fortunate an injury at Fenway Park this week wasn't worse. Odorizzi heard a pop in his ankle during Monday night's start against...

Houston rockets: Astros hit 5 HRs in 2nd, rout Red Sox 13-4

May. 17, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox starter Nathan Eolvaldi needed just five pitches to get the Astros out in order in the first inning Tuesday night. Houston responded by hitting five home runs off him as part of a nine-run second to tie the MLB record for most homers in an inning, ending his...

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...