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Slugging Abreu joins Astros team looking to repeat as champs

Nov. 29, 2022 14:42 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — José Abreu has spent his entire nine-year MLB career with the Chicago White Sox, but Astros owner Jim Crane isn’t worried about how the newly signed first baseman will fit in with his teammates in Houston. “José pulled out his phone last night and had the phone...

Free agent Abreu signs $58.5M. 3-year deal with Astros

Nov. 29, 2022 09:57 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — José Abreu and the World Series champion Astros agreed to a $58.5 million, three-year contract Monday, adding another powerful bat to Houston's lineup. Abreu, the 2020 AL MVP, gets $19.5 million in each of the next three seasons. He spent his first...

Angels' Ohtani voted majors' top DH for 2nd straight year

Nov. 28, 2022 20:37 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has been voted the majors' best designated hitter for the second consecutive season. The Los Angeles Angels' two-way slugger won the Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award on Monday, beating out Houston's Yordan Alvarez as the top...

Judge wins AL MVP in runaway; Goldschmidt takes NL prize

Nov. 17, 2022 22:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's record-setting season with the New York Yankees turned that AL MVP debate into a decisive verdict. Paul Goldschmidt's steady production for the St. Louis Cardinals made him the clear choice in the National League. And after coming in...

New Marlins assistant GM Oz Ocampo sees Miami's potential

Nov. 09, 2022 19:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Oz Ocampo already sees a similarity between the Miami Marlins and the two teams that just played in the World Series. Miami’s new assistant general manager — who came to the Marlins from Houston — cites a stat that suggested that the World Series champion Astros...

Judge, Ohtani among 3 finalists for AL MVP award next week

Nov. 07, 2022 20:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge, Shohei Ohtani and Yordan Alvarez are the finalists for American League MVP in voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. St. Louis Cardinals teammates Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt remain contenders for NL MVP, along with San Diego...

Fans celebrate Houston Astros' World Series win with parade

Nov. 07, 2022 18:15 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — An estimated crowd of more than 1 million fans celebrated the Houston Astros' World Series win with a downtown parade Monday. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner had encouraged fans coming to the victory parade to “arrive early, wear Astros' colors, be loud and...

Astros' Peña 1st rookie hitter to win World Series MVP

Nov. 06, 2022 03:18 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremy Peña's key to success was keeping his head dry. Capping a freshman season like no other, he became the first rookie position player to win a World Series MVP award Saturday night after hitting .400 in the Houston Astros’ six-game victory over the...

Alvarez blasts Baker, Astros to World Series title vs Phils

Nov. 06, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a moon shot that sent Space City into a frenzy, and the Houston Astros to their second World Series title. While the stain on Houston’s first championship might never completely fade, Alvarez’s majestic three-run homer helped fashion a fresh...

Baker finally wins 1st Series title as manager with Astros

Nov. 06, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — For now and forever, Dusty Baker, the epic storyteller, first-class namedropper, toothpick chewer and baseball lifer will bear a most distinguished title. World Series champion manager. The man who can weave a tale like few others, wistfully recalling...