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Álvarez HRs twice, Astros top Twins 5-0, win 10th straight

May. 12, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luis Garcia and three relievers combined on a seven-hitter, Yordan Álvarez homered twice and Jeremy Peña capped a big day with three hits as the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 10 games with a 5-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. ...

Grand slam by Diaz vs. Tigers helps Astros to 7-0 homestand

May. 08, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Aledmys Díaz hit a grand slam, Jake Odorizzi threw five innings of one-hit ball and the Houston Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 5-0 on Sunday for a four-game sweep and their seventh straight win. Díaz’s second home run of the season came in the third inning on a...

Astros stretch winning streak to 6 with 3-2 win over Tigers

May. 07, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve homered early, and Michael Brantley tripled in a two-run eighth to help the Houston Astros run their winning streak to a season-best six games with an 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. The win was manager Dusty Baker’s 2,004th, passing...

Tucker's RBI in 9th lifts Astros to 3-2 win over Tigers

May. 06, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros got a win Thursday night thanks to a game-ending single in the ninth inning by Kyle Tucker despite a baserunning gaffe from Yordan Alvarez earlier in the inning. Jose Altuve and rookie Jeremy Peña hit solo homers to help the Astros to the 3-2...

Dusty Baker gets 2,000th win as Astros down Mariners 4-0

May. 04, 2022 01:12 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Minutes after becoming the 12th manager in major league history to reach 2,000 wins, and the first Black man to do it, Dusty Baker was already looking ahead. Asked to rank this latest accomplishment in a life already filled with so many, Baker paused for a bit before...

Bichette homers, Gausman fans 10 as Blue Jays top Astros 3-2

May. 01, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Santiago Espinal drove in the go-ahead run with an RBI single in the seventh inning, Bo Bichette added a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 3-2 on Sunday. Right-hander Kevin Gausman (2-1) struck out a season-high 10 over seven innings to...

Springer homers twice vs former team, Jays beat Astros 2-1

Apr. 30, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — George Springer homered twice against his former team, leading José Berríos and the Toronto Blue Jays over Houston 2-1 Saturday to snap the Astros’ season-long winning streak at four. Springer’s leadoff homer in the first was the 46th of his career. Starting at...

Astros slug 3 HRs in 4th straight win, 11-7 over Blue Jays

Apr. 30, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jeremy Peña hit a three-run home run, Yordan Alvarez and Alex Bregman also connected, and the Houston Astros beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-7 Friday night, extending their winning streak to four games. Bregman hit a solo home run off Yusei Kikuchi in the first, his...

Tucker's pinch HR lifts Astros over Texas in starters' duel

Apr. 28, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Verlander certainly noticed that Astros batters were being retired one after another. The two-time AL Cy Young Award winner was pretty impressive himself in only his fourth start since Tommy John surgery. Kyle Tucker hit a tiebreaking pinch-hit homer...

Tucker's 3-run double helps Javier, Astros beat Rangers 4-3

Apr. 28, 2022 00:32 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit a three-run double in the fifth inning and Cristian Javier won his first start of the season as the Houston Astros held off the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Wednesday night. Javier (1-0) allowed two runs in five innings, giving up four hits and two...