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Javier goes 6 strong, Bregman homers as Astros down A's 6-3

Aug. 14, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Cristian Javier threw six shutout innings, Alex Bregman hit a two-run homer and the Houston Astros swept the Oakland Athletics with a 6-3 win on Sunday. Bregman's 16th homer against Cole Irvin (6-10) was his second straight day with a two-run shot in the first. He...

Diaz hits slam, Astros tag Pérez, rally past Rangers 7-5

Aug. 09, 2022 23:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Aledmys Díaz hit a grand slam as the Houston Astros roughed up Martín Pérez and rallied past the Texas Rangers 7-5 Tuesday night. Pérez (9-3) tied a season high by allowing seven runs in five-plus innings to snap a nine-game winning streak, the longest active...

McKenzie's 8 Ks, Maile's HR puts Guardians over Astros 1-0

Aug. 07, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Triston McKenzie held Houston to two hits and struck out eight in eight innings, Luke Maile homered for the first time in three years and the Cleveland Guardians defeated the Houston Astros 1-0 on Sunday. McKenzie (8-8) retired 15 straight hitters before...

Mancini hits 2 HRs, Astros roll past Guardians 9-3

Aug. 05, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trey Mancini hit two home runs, including his first career grand slam, and drove in five runs, leading the Houston Astros over the Cleveland Guardians 9-3 on Friday night. Astros manager Dusty Baker tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the game. Baker held his...

Trey Mancini homers in first start with Astros since trade

Aug. 03, 2022 18:38 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After a stressful week dealing with trade rumors, Jose Urquidy was relieved to remain with the Houston Astros as the deadline passed Tuesday. With that worry off his mind, Urquidy turned in his best start of the season Wednesday to help the Astros to a 6-1 win over...

Devers homers in return from IL as Boston downs Astros 2-1

Aug. 03, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is feeling good about his team with Rafael Devers healthy and back in the lineup and the recent additions of Eric Hosmer and Tommy Pham. Devers homered with two RBIs in his return from the injured list to lead the Red Sox to a 2-1...

Jarren Duran's HR, 3 RBIs power Red Sox past Astros 3-2

Aug. 02, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston starter Nathan Eovaldi was minutes away from a pregame meeting with catcher Christian Vázquez to go over the Houston scouting report when he learned that Vázquez wouldn't be competing with the Red Sox on Monday night because he had become a member of the Astros. ...

Yankees get Montas, Trivino from A's for 4 prospects

Aug. 01, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees bolstered their pitching for the stretch run and playoffs, obtaining starter Frankie Montas and reliever Lou Trivino from the Oakland Athletics on Monday for four prospects. Montas, a 29-year-old right-hander, is 4-9 with a 3.18 ERA in 19 starts,...

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...

Toro pinch-hits for hurt J-Rod, leads Mariners past Astros

Jul. 31, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Abraham Toro pinch-hit for injured All-Star Julio Rodriguez and delivered a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Seattle Mariners rallied past the AL-West leading Houston Astros 5-4 on Saturday night. Rodriguez was hit on the back of the hand as he...