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Correa HRs twice, Astros magic number at 1 for AL West

Sep. 21, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa returned to the dugout after hitting his second homer Friday night, beat his chest and twice repeated the words: "I'm back." Houston's star shortstop finally looks healthy after missing 80 games with various injuries this season, great news as the Astros inch closer to the...

Verlander wins 19th as Astros beat Rangers 4-1

Sep. 18, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander is approaching some important personal milestones. Houston's ace is far more concerned with the goals his team is on the cusp of achieving. Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Astros...

Greinke finally gets win over old club, Astros top Royals

Sep. 15, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It took five starts for five different teams over an eight-year span before Zack Greinke finally beat his old club, the Kansas City Royals. Greinke (16-5), now with the Houston Astros, went six strong innings and rookie Yordan Álvarez belted a pinch-hit, three-run homer in a...

Olson, Athletics top Astros 3-2, take over AL wild-card lead

Sep. 13, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Oakland Athletics left Houston feeling pretty good on Thursday night after taking three of four games from the imposing Astros as they look to lock down a playoff spot. Matt Olson hit a two-run homer to back a solid start by Homer Bailey and the Athletics beat the Astros 3-2 to take over...

Alonso, deGrom lead Mets past Diamondbacks 3-1

Sep. 10, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit two home runs to take the major league lead, Jacob deGrom struck out 11 and the New York Mets beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 Monday night in the opener of a crucial four-game series for both teams. The Diamondbacks slipped to 2 ½ games behind the Cubs for the second...

Astros hit MLB-record 6 HRs in 2 innings, beat A's 15-0

Sep. 10, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros showed how powerful their lineup can be for a second straight game. Zack Greinke struck out five in six strong innings, Robinson Chirinos and Yordan Alvarez each homered twice as Houston hit a major league-record six home runs in the first two innings, and the high-scoring...

Verlander gets MLB-best 18th win as Astros down Seattle 2-1

Sep. 7, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros continued their dominance against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night behind another strong start by ace Justin Verlander. Verlander pitched seven strong innings to get his MLB-leading 18th win in his first start since throwing his third no-hitter to lead the Astros to...

Reddick homers again as Astros beat Mariners 7-4

Sep. 7, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The way Josh Reddick is hitting home runs, injured teammate George Springer might never get his pants back. Reddick hadn't hit a homer since June 28 before Thursday's game so when Springer, who is out with a concussion, suggested Reddick wear his pants in hopes that of some of his home...

Brewers top Houston 4-2; Greinke loses 1st with Astros

Sep. 3, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Houston had a tough night. Zack Greinke was disappointed after getting beat, and all the Astros were concerned about losing teammate George Springer. Greinke lost his first game since joining Houston, giving up a three-run homer to Eric Thames as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Astros 4-2...

Biggio homers, drives in 3 as Blue Jays beat Astros 6-4

Aug. 31, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio knows his Hall of Fame father is going to face a struggle every time his son's team meets the Houston Astros. Biggio and Teoscar Hernandez each hit a two-run home run, Clay Buchholz pitched into the sixth inning to win for the first time in more than a year, and...