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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...

Bregman homers, has 3 RBIs to lead Astros over Mariners 4-2

Jul. 29, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After suffering their first series sweep of the season by Oakland, the Houston Astros were determined to get back on track against the Seattle Mariners. Alex Bregman's big night ensured that they did. Bregman hit a two-run homer early, and his...

Astros start fast, batter Ray for 3-game sweep of Mariners

Jul. 24, 2022 21:31 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jose Altuve and Jeremy Peña hit back-to-back home runs off Robbie Ray to begin the game, and the Houston Astros roughed up the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner in an 8-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners that completed a three-game sweep Sunday. Martín Maldonado...

Verlander 1st 13-game winner, Astros beat Mariners 3-1

Jul. 23, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Justin Verlander became the major leagues’ first 13-game winner, striking out nine and topping 99 mph in his final inning to lead the Houston Astros over the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday. Verlander (13-3) allowed four hits in seven innings to win his fifth...

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

Jul. 21, 2022 22:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez and Alex Bregman both homered and combined for five RBIs as the Houston Astros completed a doubleheader sweep of the New York Yankees on Thursday with a 7-5 win in Game 2. Chas McCormick added a two-run home run for the Astros, who won the season...

Vogt, A's wrap up shaky first half by beating Astros

Jul. 17, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Vogt hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics wrapped up a shaky first half by beating the Houston Astros 4-3 on Sunday. Ramón Laureano homered for the A’s, who went into the All-Star break at 32-61, the worst record in the...

Astros blow 4-run lead, rally in 9th to beat Angels 6-5

Jul. 13, 2022 01:58 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Even the mighty Houston Astros are not immune to occasional bouts of comprehensive ineptitude, as they demonstrated while blowing a four-run lead in the seventh inning Tuesday night with two errors, a hit batter with the bases loaded and a passed ball. The...

Verlander earns 11th win, leading Astros past Royals 5-2

Jul. 08, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — In a career with so many accomplishments, Justin Verlander's success this season after missing almost two years with an elbow injury has been particularly sweet. “Of course," the Houston Astros right-hander said when asked if his stellar start means a lot to him....

Trout's slump worsens, Astros strike out 20 to sweep Angels

Jul. 03, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Trout watched as a low sinker grazed the outside corner of the strike zone in the third inning Sunday, rung up once again in a weekend filled with strikeouts. Before trudging back to the dugout he made a face that seemed to scream: Yikes! The...

Astros beat Yanks again, Bregman's 2-run double keys 2-1 win

Jun. 30, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros wrapped up a stretch of nine straight games against New York teams Thursday night with another win over the New York Yankees. Alex Bregman hit a two-run double early and the Astros held on for the 2-1 victory. Houston went 3-2...