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Altuve slugs way into MLB history as Astros down Rangers 8-4

Jun. 17, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — José Altuve started this game the same way he ended the one before. With a bang. Altuve homered twice and made major league history by hitting a leadoff homer one game after belting a walk-off grand slam to lead the Houston Astros...

Altuve slam in 10th lifts Astros over Rangers on Baker B-day

Jun. 16, 2021 00:43 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston manager Dusty Baker capped his 72nd birthday in grand fashion, thanks to a slam by Jose Altuve in the 10th inning on Tuesday night. “That was a wonderful birthday present," Baker said. Altuve belted a grand slam and the...

Red Sox beat Astros 12-8, avoid sweep as Martinez homers

Jun. 11, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit his 13th homer, Christian Arroyo had a three-run drive and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of a pair of dropped balls in a five-run sixth inning to beat the Houston Astros 12-8 Thursday night, avoiding a three-game sweep. Right fielder...

LEADING OFF: Alonso's big allegation, Zombro out of hospital

Jun. 10, 2021 03:31 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ JUICY ALLEGATIONS Mets slugger Pete Alonso uncorked a major allegation Wednesday, accusing MLB of manipulating its baseballs to harm the earning potential for star free...

Greinke 1st CG since '17, Correa 2 HRs, Astros rout Jays

Jun. 04, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Zack Greinke pitched his first complete game since 2017, Carlos Correa homered twice and Martin Maldonado hit a grand slam, leading the Houston Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 13-1 on Friday night. Maldonado drove in five runs and Aledmys Díaz...

Pérez's strong start helps Boston over Houston 5-1

Jun. 03, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — In a series where the Boston Red Sox struggled to find their offense, Martín Pérez's best start of the season allowed them to avoid being swept by the Houston Astros. Pérez pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings, and the Red Sox headed into their first...

Greinke throws 8 solid innings, Astros beat Padres 7-4

May. 30, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Zack Greinke pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Tucker homered and the Houston Astros beat Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres 7-4 on Sunday. Greinke (5-2) permitted one run and six hits. The right-hander, who retired 11 of his first 12 batters,...

Tatis tying HR in 9th, Myers HR in 12th, Padres beat Astros

May. 29, 2021 22:19 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. launched a monstrous, three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to tie it, Wil Myers hit a three-run drive in the 12th and the San Diego Padres beat the Houston Astros 11-8 on Saturday night. A day after the Padres erupted for...

Kershaw's strong start gives Dodgers 9-2 win over Astros

May. 26, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The last time Clayton Kershaw pitched in Houston, the Los Angeles Dodgers ace was heckled and booed by Astros fans as he trudged off the field in the fifth inning during Game 5 of the 2017 World Series. Things were much different Tuesday night in his...

LEADING OFF: Joe West to break record for most games as ump

May. 25, 2021 02:50 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: GO WEST Joe West is set to break the record for most games as a major league umpire with No. 5,376 when he works the Cardinals-White Sox matchup in Chicago. Now 68, West started...