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The Latest: Astros close to within 5-4 in eighth inning

Oct. 22, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The Houston Astros are closer, but still have some work to do in the ninth inning to avoid losing Game 1 of the World Series at home. Washington held on to a 5-4 lead after eight innings in its first-ever World Series game, after...

Cole gets 20th win, tops AL in ERA, Ks as Astros beat Angels

Sep. 29, 2019 8:00 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Gerrit Cole capped a special season by checking off some milestones. Cole earned his career-high 20th win, added to his major league-leading strikeout total and finished with the best ERA in the AL, wrapping up a dominant season for himself and the Houston Astros with an 8-5 victory...

Verlander gets 3,000th K, Astros clinch home field

Sep. 29, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — It ended up being a night of milestones for Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros. The Astros ace accomplished two strikeout feats — getting his 3,000th in the majors and career-high 300th of the season — and Houston clinched home-field advantage throughout the...

Angels outlast Astros 4-3 in 12, preventing Houston clinch

Sep. 27, 2019 3:31 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels made nine pitching changes, including seven in a four-inning span. Those pitchers grinded and fought and managed to keep the mighty Astros scoreless when they loaded the bases three times in the final five innings. The Angels refused to play like a team with...

Cole wins 15th straight decision, Astros beat Mariners 3-0

Sep. 25, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — No one enjoys watching Gerrit Cole pitch more than his Houston Astros teammates. Cole dominated again Tuesday night, striking out 14 with no walks to win his 15th consecutive decision in a 3-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners. "He's playing a video game," Astros shortstop Alex Bregman said....

Springer 3 HRs, Verlander 20th win, Astros clinch AL West

Sep. 22, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer, Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros put a check mark in the September box. And amid the celebration of clinching their third straight AL West title, they already were thinking ahead to what they might achieve in October. "You can't ever take the first goal for granted,"...