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Greinke leads Astros to 3-1 win; Rangers lose 12th straight

Jul. 25, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Zack Greinke threw six solid innings, Abraham Toro homered and the Houston Astros sent Texas to its 12th straight loss, beating the Rangers 3-1 Sunday. The Rangers’ skid is tied for second-longest in team history and the first time they've dropped a...

Astros lose combo no-hit try in 8th; Rangers' skid hits 11

Jul. 24, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez used so many pitches as he struggled to find the zone early on Saturday night that he was forced to leave the game after the sixth inning without giving up a hit. Houston's bullpen took over after the left-hander was pulled and lost the...

Astros pitching a combined no-hitter through 7 innings.

Jul. 24, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros are pitching a combined no-hitter through seven innings against the Texas Rangers. Framber Valdez needed 99 pitches to get through six innings and Bryan Abreu took over for the seventh. Andy Ibáñez reached on a...

Astros hand Rangers 10th straight loss with 7-3 victory

Jul. 24, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit a three-run homer in Houston’s big third inning to help the Astros hand the Texas Rangers their 10th straight loss with a 7-3 victory on Friday night. After Yordan Alvarez hit an RBI single and Carlos Correa followed with an RBI...

Minor league to experiment with electronic catchers' signals

Jul. 23, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

Catchers' signals — and stealing them — could become a relic if an experimental electronic device is successful. Major League Baseball will give catchers in the Low A West league the option starting Aug. 3 to use a 12-button transmitter that can be strapped with...

Hernandez, Indians top Astros 1st time in 6 tries this year

Jul. 22, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — One big swing from Cesar Hernandez kept the Cleveland Indians from a season sweep by the Houston Astros. Rookie Ernie Clement had a season-high three RBIs and Hernandez hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning to lift the Indians to a 5-4 win...

Altuve homers twice in milestone game as Astros down Indians

Jul. 21, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — On a night dedicated to Jose Altuve's accomplishments, the Houston Astros' star added to his already stellar resume with another huge game. Altuve celebrated the 10th anniversary of his major league debut with a leadoff homer, and made the milestone...

Alvarez ends slump with 2-run HR as Astros beat Indians 4-3

Jul. 20, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez snapped an 0-for-22 slump with a two-run homer to help the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. The Astros were up by 1 with one out in the fifth inning when Alvarez connected off rookie J.C. Mejía (1-5)...

White Sox rebound against Astros in possible playoff preview

Jul. 19, 2021 03:23 AM EDT

In a matchup between two of the American League's top teams, Lucas Giolito and Carlos Rodón helped the Chicago White Sox fight back against Houston's powerful offense. Giolito pitched a three-hitter in Chicago's 10-1 victory Saturday, then Rodón allowed one hit in seven...

Rodón dominates through 7, White Sox blank Astros 4-0

Jul. 18, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodón allowed one hit through seven dominant innings, Yoán Moncada and Tim Anderson hit solo homers and the Chicago White Sox topped the Houston Astros 4-0 on Sunday. Danny Mendick and Adam Engel added RBI singles, and the White Sox stymied...