Latest Chas McCormick News

Moncada hits winning single in 8th again, ChiSox beat Astros

Aug. 17, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox came into the season with huge expectations and their sights set on a deep postseason run. Though it hasn't gone the way they envisioned, they are rolling at the moment — and closing in on the AL Central lead. Yoán Moncada came...

Astros OF Diaz exits against Chisox with discomfort in groin

Aug. 16, 2022 22:01 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Houston Astros left fielder Aledmys Díaz exited Tuesday's game against the Chicago White Sox because of discomfort in his left groin. Diaz caught Yasmani Grandal's line drive to end the third inning. He was replaced by Chas McCormick in the bottom of the fourth. ...

McCullers goes 6 shutout innings in return, Astros down A's

Aug. 13, 2022 23:04 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. pitched six shutout innings in his season debut, Alex Bregman homered and Trey Mancini had three hits as the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 8-0 on Saturday night. McCullers, an All-Star in 2017, allowed two hits, struck out five and...

Astros OF Brantley shelved by season-ending shoulder surgery

Aug. 12, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley will miss the rest of the season after having surgery on his right shoulder this week. The 35-year-old Brantley hasn’t played in a big league game since June 26. He hit .288 with five homers and 26 RBIs in 64 games in the...

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...

Verlander wins MLB-leading 15th game, Astros blank Cleveland

Aug. 04, 2022 23:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched six scoreless innings for his MLB-leading 15th victory, Chas McCormick and Martin Maldonado each homered and had three RBIs, and the AL West-leading Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Guardians 6-0 Thursday night. Verlander (15-3), making...

Tony Kemp homers, hits 2-run 2B as A's beat streaking Astros

Jul. 26, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Oller sat at his locker a nervous wreck as he watched the stressful final few outs on a corner clubhouse TV, elbows on knees and knees bouncing into the air. Lou Trivino eventually finished it, and Oller finally had his first major league win, more than...

Alvarez homers as Astros down Yankees 7-5 for DH sweep

Jul. 21, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros opened the second half of the season by sweeping the New York Yankees in a doubleheader Thursday to inch closer in the standings to the team with baseball's best record. Yordan Alvarez and Alex Bregman both homered and combined for five RBIs as...

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...

Bolt HR, 3 RBIs lead Irvin, Athletics over Astros 5-1

Jul. 15, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Skye Bolt homered with a career-high three RBIs, Cole Irvin pitched six sharp innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 5-1 Friday night. Elvis Andrus hit a two-run single as the A's rallied in the seventh. Oakland trailed 1-0 when...