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Altuve slam in 10th lifts Astros over Rangers on Baker B-day

Jun. 16, 2021 00:43 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston manager Dusty Baker capped his 72nd birthday in grand fashion, thanks to a slam by Jose Altuve in the 10th inning on Tuesday night. “That was a wonderful birthday present," Baker said. Altuve belted a grand slam and the...

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...

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...

Valdez pitches 7 strong innings, Astros beat Red Sox 2-1

Jun. 02, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez continued an impressive streak of starts by Houston pitchers on Wednesday night, and it helped the Astros to another win on a night the offense was held largely in check. Valdez pitched seven strong innings and Kyle Tucker had two hits as...

Tatis tying HR in 9th, Myers HR in 12th, Padres beat Astros

May. 29, 2021 22:19 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. launched a monstrous, three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to tie it, Wil Myers hit a three-run drive in the 12th and the San Diego Padres beat the Houston Astros 11-8 on Saturday night. A day after the Padres erupted for...

García beats Astros in 10th again, Rangers sweep in 3-2 win

May. 23, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adolis García's infield single scored automatic runner Nick Solak in the 10th inning, giving the Texas Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros and a sweep of their Texas rivals Sunday. It was the second game-ending hit in the 10th in the...

Correa, Tucker lead Astros past Rangers 6-5

May. 15, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa and Kyle Tucker each homered to help Luis Garcia earn his first career win as the Houston Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 6-5 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Correa capped a four-run first with a two-run homer to...

Tucker has 4 RBIs to lead Astros over Blue Jays 7-4

May. 09, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit a three-run homer and tied a career high with four RBIs as the Houston Astros built a big lead early and held on for a 7-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. Jose Altuve added a solo homer for the Astros to help them win the series...

What a run! Yanks' Torres scores from 1st on infield single

May. 06, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres kept going and going and going. No matter that a grounder by Aaron Hicks barely reached the outfield grass, Torres never stopped. By the time Torres tumbled across home plate, he had amazingly scored from first base on...

Altuve's birthday HR answers boos, Astros top Torres, Yanks

May. 06, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Booed relentlessly by angry fans for two days during losses in the Bronx, José Altuve was speaking with Astros manager Dusty Baker before Houston's series finale against the New York Yankees, a game played on the day the All-Star infielder turned 31. ...