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Grand game: Boston's 2 slams lead 9-5 ALCS win over Astros

Oct. 16, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers helped the Red Sox have a grand old time in Houston. Boston became the first team to slug two grand slams in a postseason game, with Martinez and Devers connecting in the first two innings of a 9-5 win over the Astros on...

Correa's time: Late HR helps Astros top Bosox in ALCS opener

Oct. 16, 2021 01:35 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa paused a few seconds at the plate and tapped the spot on his wrist where a watch would be. “It’s my time!” the Houston Astros star screamed. That it is. And if his time with the Astros runs out...

A capsule look at the Red Sox-Astros playoff series

Oct. 15, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Houston, 8:07 p.m. (Fox); Game 2, Saturday, at Houston, 4:20 p.m. (Fox and FS1);...

A capsule look at the Red Sox-Astros playoff series

Oct. 14, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Houston, 8:07 p.m. (Fox); Game 2, Saturday, at Houston, 4:20 p.m. (Fox and FS1);...

A capsule look at the Red Sox-Astros playoff series

Oct. 13, 2021 22:47 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Houston, 8:07 p.m. (Fox); Game 2, Saturday, at Houston, TBD (Fox or FS1); Game 3,...

Altuve, Astros going back to ALCS after routing White Sox

Oct. 12, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — It was Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman once again. The Houston Astros are going to the AL Championship Series for the fifth straight year. Their October-tested stars led the way. Altuve hit a three-run homer and scored...

Astros CF Meyers leaves ALDS Game 4 after crashing into wall

Oct. 12, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Houston Astros center fielder Jake Meyers left Game 4 of the AL Division Series against the Chicago White Sox after he crashed into the wall chasing a home run. The Astros said Meyers exited with discomfort in his left shoulder after he was hurt in the...

McCullers shines as Astros beat White Sox 6-1 in Game 1

Oct. 07, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. was terrific. Yordan Alvarez delivered, and Jose Altuve scored on a nifty slide. The Houston Astros sure love October. McCullers pitched scoreless ball into the seventh inning, and the Astros beat Lance Lynn and...

A capsule look at the White Sox-Astros playoff series

Oct. 05, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at Houston, 4:07 p.m. (FS1); Game 2, Friday, at Houston, 2:07 p.m. (MLB); Game 3,...

Turner, Gurriel win batting titles in boom-and-bust season

Oct. 03, 2021 20:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Trea Turner of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston’s Yuli Gurriel won their first batting titles Sunday in a season of boom and bust that saw four teams lose 100 games for only the third time, and four 90-game winners in the AL East alone. Shohei...