Latest Phil Maton News

Astros rout A's 10-4, secure ALDS home-field advantage

Oct. 03, 2021 00:20 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez and Kyle Tucker hit two of the Astros’ four homers as Houston locked up home-field advantage in the AL Division Series with a 10-4 win over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night. With the win, the AL West champion Astros will have host...

Astros walk twice with bases loaded in 9th, beat Rays 4-3

Sep. 29, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros walked off to end a wild ninth-inning rally against the Tampa Bay Rays, moving closer to securing a postseason berth. The party will have to wait one more day at least, with the Seattle Mariners stubbornly sticking around. ...

Mariners silence Houston bats again for 1-0 victory

Sep. 01, 2021 20:35 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ten days ago, the Seattle Mariners pitching staff couldn't get outs, giving up an avalanche of runs to Houston's powerful offense. Now it's the Astros wondering what happened after getting shut out on consecutive days by the Mariners. ...

Brantley, AL West-leading Astros rally late, top Rangers 5-4

Aug. 28, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Michael Brantley hit a tying, two-run single when he was the sixth consecutive Houston batter to reach starting the seventh inning, and the AL West-leading Astros rallied past the last-place Texas Rangers 5-4 on Friday night. Before that big...

Giants hit 5 HRs, rough up Greinke, Astros 8-6

Jul. 31, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants hit five home runs, including four off Astros ace Zack Greinke, and beat Houston 8-6 Saturday in an interleague matchup of division leaders. Darin Ruf, Donovan Solano, Wilmer Flores and LaMonte Wade Jr. connected off...

Altuve hits grand slam on 2-homer night, Astros beat Giants

Jul. 31, 2021 02:30 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Houston Astros and San Francisco Giants both have 64 wins, tied for most in the majors. For two teams planning to play deep into October, their series opener Friday night provided a summer measuring stick. José Altuve hit...

ChiSox rally for 6-4 win over Indians after getting Kimbrel

Jul. 31, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tim Anderson delivered a tiebreaking single, José Abreu was hit in the head by a pitch with the bases loaded and the Chicago White Sox rallied for two runs in the eighth inning to top the Cleveland Indians 6-4 on Friday night after acquiring All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel...

Indians acquire OF Straw from Astros for RHP Maton

Jul. 30, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians made another trade just before the deadline Friday, sending reliever Phil Maton to the AL West-leading Houston Astros for outfielder Myles Straw. Cleveland, which dealt second baseman Cesar Hernandez and outfielder Eddie Rosario in separate...

Wainwright wins in 1st game at Cleveland, Cards top Indians

Jul. 27, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Adam Wainwright won in his first appearance at Progressive Field, Paul DeJong hit a go-ahead homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Tuesday night. DeJong’s two-out, two-run drive in the seventh inning off Bryan Shaw (3-5) put...