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Altuve homers again, Astros beat White Sox 10-2

Jun. 17, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve homered for the fourth time in three games, Michael Brantley and Abraham Toro also connected, and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago White Sox 10-2 on Thursday night. “He continues to amaze us hitting the ball out of the ballpark," manager...

Houston 3B Bregman placed on injured list with quad strain

Jun. 17, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston third baseman Alex Bregman was placed on the 10-day injured list on Thursday with a strained left quadriceps. Bregman was injured in the first inning of a win against Texas on Wednesday night while running to first base when he grounded into a...

Altuve slugs way into MLB history as Astros down Rangers 8-4

Jun. 17, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — José Altuve started this game the same way he ended the one before. With a bang. Altuve homered twice and made major league history by hitting a leadoff homer one game after belting a walk-off grand slam to lead the Houston Astros...

Houston 3B Bregman leaves game with strained quadriceps

Jun. 16, 2021 21:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros third baseman Alex Bregman left a game Wednesday night against the Texas Rangers with a strained left quadriceps. Bregman was injured in the first inning while running to first base when he grounded into a double play. He pulled up a few steps...

Brantley has 4 of Astros' 20 hits in 14-3 rout of Twins

Jun. 13, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Michael Brantley had his second four-hit game of the series and drove in four runs, part of a 20-hit attack that helped the Houston Astros rout Minnesota 14-3 Sunday to take two of three from the Twins. Minnesota’s Michael Pineda (3-4) left after...

Maldonado, Astros make late noise, overcome 4 Twins homers

Jun. 12, 2021 00:35 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martín Maldonado hit a go-ahead double in the ninth, prompting a fan to toss an inflatable trash can onto the field, and the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Friday night. This was Houston’s first trip to Target Field with fans in the...

Odorizzi solid in 1st win since '19, Astros beat Red Sox 8-3

Jun. 09, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker doesn’t believe he’s seen the best of Jake Odorizzi. The Astros manager is hoping the 2019 All-Star right-hander’s latest performance against the Red Sox is a glimpse of what may be on tap going forward. Jose Altuve...

Altuve leadoff HR, Garcia wins 5th in row, Astros top Jays

Jun. 06, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y, (AP) — Jose Altuve led off the game with a home run, rookie Luis Garcia earned his fifth straight win and the Houston Astros beat Toronto 6-3 Sunday, finishing the Blue Jays' first homestand of the season in Buffalo. Chas McCormick also homered, Yuli...

Pérez's strong start helps Boston over Houston 5-1

Jun. 03, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — In a series where the Boston Red Sox struggled to find their offense, Martín Pérez's best start of the season allowed them to avoid being swept by the Houston Astros. Pérez pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings, and the Red Sox headed into their first...

Tucker, Astros down former bench coach Cora, Red Sox 11-2

May. 31, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Back in Houston as Boston's manager, Alex Cora and the Red Sox were handed their most lopsided loss of the season by his former team. Kyle Tucker had a season-best three hits and tied a career high with four RBIs as the Astros beat their ex-bench coach...