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Urquidy solid, Astros belt three HRs in 7-2 win over Rangers

Sep. 15, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jake Meyers and Marwin Gonzalez hit consecutive homers in a three-run second inning, Kyle Tucker homered among his three hits, and Jose Urquidy allowed one run and two hits in six innings for his first win since June 23 as the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers...

Marmolejos, Mariners score 4 in 9th, avoid sweep by Astros

Sep. 08, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — In the wild-card chase with precious few games remaining, the Seattle Mariners don't have time to sulk after tough losses. It was imperative they put the previous night's 10-inning defeat by the Houston Astros behind them to avoid a sweep in the series...

Astros snap Rockies' 4-game win streak with 5-0 victory

Aug. 11, 2021 00:38 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jake Odorizzi and four relievers combined on a five-hit shutout, Taylor Jones had a two-run double and the Houston Astros beat Colorado 5-0 Tuesday night, snapping the Rockies’ four-game winning streak. Houston got to Colorado starter Jon Gray (7-8) in...

Jorge Polanco hits homers twice, Twins beat Astros 7-5

Aug. 08, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jorge Polanco homered twice and drove in four runs, Miguel Sanó also hit a home run and the Minnesota Twins beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Sunday. Polanco hit a solo home run in the fifth and a three-run shot to right in the sixth to help the Twins build...

Donaldson's RBI single in 11th lifts Twins over Astros 5-4

Aug. 07, 2021 00:45 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mitch Garver homered early and Josh Donaldson had an RBI single in the 11th inning in the Minnesota Twins' 5-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Donaldson laced a ball to right field off Rafael Montero (5-4) with no outs in the 11th to...