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Tucker's slam highlights 6-run fifth inning, Astros beat A's

Aug. 13, 2022 00:30 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit a grand slam in the fifth inning to rally the Houston Astros to a 7-5 win over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. Houston trailed 2-0 before breaking loose for a six-run rally in the fifth. José Altuve doubled and scored on a single by Yuli...

Alvarez hits RBI single in 10th to lift Astros over M's 3-2

Jul. 31, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When the Seattle Mariners took a chance by pitching to Houston's Yordan Alvarez instead of walking him with two on and one out in the 10th inning Sunday, the All-Star slugger was determined to take advantage of the opportunity. “I just got focused and said I was...

Pinder slam lifts A's, trade target Montas over Astros 5-3

Jul. 27, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chad Pinder hit his second grand slam in two weeks, Frankie Montas pitched five innings in what could be his final outing with Oakland and the Athletics held off the Houston Astros 5-3 on Tuesday night. Tony Kemp had an RBI double and Stephen Piscotty doubled...

Verlander gets MLB-leading 12th win as Astros beat A's 5-0

Jul. 16, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After collecting his MLB-leading 12th win Saturday, Justin Verlander wasn't ready to reflect on how far he's come this season. But the 39-year-old did take a moment to note how his almost two-year absence from the game after Tommy John surgery has made him...

Astros blow 4-run lead, rally in 9th to beat Angels 6-5

Jul. 13, 2022 01:58 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Even the mighty Houston Astros are not immune to occasional bouts of comprehensive ineptitude, as they demonstrated while blowing a four-run lead in the seventh inning Tuesday night with two errors, a hit batter with the bases loaded and a passed ball. The...

Trout's slump worsens, Astros strike out 20 to sweep Angels

Jul. 03, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Trout watched as a low sinker grazed the outside corner of the strike zone in the third inning Sunday, rung up once again in a weekend filled with strikeouts. Before trudging back to the dugout he made a face that seemed to scream: Yikes! The...

Tucker goes deep as Astros rally in 8th to beat Rangers 4-3

Jun. 15, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jose Altuve took off toward home plate hoping to get into a rundown so Houston could have runners at second and third. Things worked out even better than that in a four-run winning rally in the eighth inning. “We’re at a lull in the action ... then all...

Astros reliever Neris serving reduced 3-game suspension

Jun. 14, 2022 20:29 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston Astros right-hander Hector Neris began serving a reduced suspension Tuesday night, a week after his ejection from a game in which he plunked one Seattle batter and nearly hit another in the head. Neris was initially suspended four games by Major...

Gurriel helps Astros beat Guardians 2-1 to win series

May. 26, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Another solid pitching performance paired with just enough offense helped the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Guardians on Wednesday night. Yuli Gurriel and José Siri had two hits each, Cristian Javier tied a career high with nine strikeouts and the Astros topped...

Verlander shines to lead Astros to 2-1 win over Rangers

May. 21, 2022 23:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After another splendid start gave Justin Verlander the most wins and lowest ERA in the majors, Houston manager Dusty Baker was asked just how impressive the veteran right-hander has been this season in his return from Tommy John surgery. “What impresses me that...