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Springer, Bregman propel Astros to 6-2 victory over Angels

Jul. 19, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Alex Bregman and Houston stumbled out of the All-Star break, dropping four of six games, but the Astros have looked more like themselves the past two nights. Bregman and George Springer homered while Wade Miley pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning and the AL West leaders beat...

Pujols' 3 hits, 3 RBIs power streaking Halos past Astros 9-6

Jul. 16, 2019 2:40 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels all acknowledge they're still mourning Tyler Skaggs' death, even if the relentless grind of the baseball schedule doesn't give them much time to do it. Kevan Smith believes that pain contributes to the passion with which the Angels are climbing the standings...

Trout homers again, Angels use 4 HRs to edge Astros 5-4

Jul. 6, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Trout is on a roll and it's helping the Los Angeles Angels get on one, too. Trout hit his American League-leading 26th homer, and Kole Calhoun, Shohei Ohtani and Andrelton Simmons also went deep to give the Angels a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Calhoun, Ohtani and...

Gurriel hits 2 HRs, Astros beat Rockies, 9-8

Jul. 3, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Yuli Gurriel made himself at home at Coors Field and delivered another big hit for Houston. Gurriel homered twice, including a go-ahead blast in the seventh inning, and also drove in four runs to lead Astros over the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Tuesday night. It was the third time in four games...

Thornton shuts down former team, Blue Jays rout Astros 12-0

Jun. 16, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Trent Thornton was looking forward to Sunday's game against the Astros since he was traded to Toronto in the offseason. He delivered arguably his best start of the season. Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto's season-high five...

Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers 10-8

Jun. 12, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez's teammates told the slugger they'd fine him if he didn't homer in his first game for the Houston Astros. After he connected in his debut they warned him that the fine would be double if he didn't knock one out of the park in Game 2. So far, Alvarez isn't out a dime. Alvarez...

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3

Jun. 8, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston manager AJ Hinch isn't sure if Yuli Gurriel touched the plate on his team's winning run in the 11th inning on Friday night against the Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore manager Brandon Hyde doesn't think that Gurriel did, but then again he doesn't think his catcher tagged him either....

Astros use big 1st inning to hold off Mariners 4-2

Jun. 4, 2019 1:54 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — An early offensive punch from Robinson Chirinos, a solid effort by Houston's bullpen and another baffling play by Seattle's defense helped the Astros keep rolling. Chirinos homered to cap a three-run first inning, Houston's bullpen pitched six shutout innings and the Astros beat the Mariners...

LEADING OFF: Netting under scrutiny again, Red Sox vs Yanks

May. 30, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: INJURED FAN Protective netting at ballparks is again under scrutiny after a young girl was struck in Houston by a foul ball. Albert Almora Jr. of the Chicago Cubs hit a line drive into the stands down the third base line and almost immediately put his hands on...

Houston's Correa out for 4-6 weeks with fractured rib

May. 29, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros shortstop Carlos Correa says his rib was fractured during a massage. The 2015 AL Rookie of the Year is expected to be sidelined four-to-six weeks. He issued a statement through the team on Wednesday that says "I sustained the rib fracture during a massage at my home on Tuesday. To...