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Reynolds' four hits power Pirates to 8-6 win over Reds

Oct. 02, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds had four hits, raising his batting average above .300, to help the Pittsburgh Pirates rally from a five-run deficit and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-6 on Saturday night. He had a double and triple and is hitting .302 on the season. The...

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...

Hey Siri! Astros rookie homers twice in 15-1 win at Rangers

Sep. 14, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hey Siri, this was a first start to remember after all of those years working to get to the majors. Jose Siri homered twice and added a two-run single while becoming the first big league player since RBIs became official in 1920 to have two...

McCullers solid again, Tucker homers, Astros beat Angels 3-1

Sep. 12, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. threw six strong innings, Kyle Tucker homered and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 on Sunday. McCullers (12-4) permitted one run on three hits with seven strikeouts. “I was being aggressive,”...

Rengifo homers with 3 RBIs to lead Angels over Astros 4-2

Sep. 11, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Luis Rengifo homered with three RBIs to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. David Fletcher and Shohei Ohtani hit consecutive singles to start the game before Fletcher scored on a one-out double by Jared...

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. ...

Astros' Greinke, Taylor go to IL; Greinke to miss next start

Aug. 31, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Houston Astros placed starting pitcher Zack Greinke and first baseman Taylor Jones on the injured list Tuesday, citing health and safety protocols. Manager Dusty Baker said he couldn’t give specifics, but the designation is a sign the players have...

Merrifield has 3 RBIs, Perez homers as KC downs Astros 7-1

Aug. 24, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Whit Merrifield had three hits and three RBIs, Salvador Perez extended a career high with his 33rd homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 7-1 on Monday night. The Royals have won seven of their last eight games, taking three of four...

Mariners score 4 in 11th to earn 6-3 win over Astros

Aug. 22, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A late rally on Sunday helped the Seattle Mariners leave Houston on a high note after two terrible games to start the series against the Astros. Ty France tied the game with a solo home run in the ninth inning and put the Mariners on top with an RBI...

Jones drives in career-best 4 RBIs, Astros rout M's 15-1

Aug. 21, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's powerful offense got a boost with a breakout game from rookie Taylor Jones, helping the Astros to another rout of the Seattle Mariners. Jones had a career-high four RBIs and finished a single shy of the cycle, and Yordan Alvarez hit a three-run...