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Verlander 1st 13-game winner, Astros beat Mariners 3-1

Jul. 23, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Justin Verlander became the major leagues’ first 13-game winner, striking out nine and topping 99 mph in his final inning to lead the Houston Astros over the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday. Verlander (13-3) allowed four hits in seven innings to win his fifth...

Verlander gets MLB-leading 12th win as Astros beat A's 5-0

Jul. 16, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After collecting his MLB-leading 12th win Saturday, Justin Verlander wasn't ready to reflect on how far he's come this season. But the 39-year-old did take a moment to note how his almost two-year absence from the game after Tommy John surgery has made him...

Astros rookie Lee has 3 hits, 3 RBIs in 6-1 win over A's

Jul. 10, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Korey Lee got his first three hits in the major leagues and drove in three runs, leading Jake Odorizzi and the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 6-1 on Sunday. All-Star outfielder Kyle Tucker hit his 17th home run, helping the first-place Astros to...

Alvarez makes big throw, hits 25th homer, Astros top Royals

Jul. 06, 2022 00:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Long established as a star at the plate, Yordan Alvarez has been showing flashes of brilliance on defense this season, too. Alvarez threw out Hunter Dozier at the plate from just short of the warning track in left field to preserve a two-run, eighth-inning lead, then...

Tucker goes deep as Astros rally in 8th to beat Rangers 4-3

Jun. 15, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jose Altuve took off toward home plate hoping to get into a rundown so Houston could have runners at second and third. Things worked out even better than that in a four-run winning rally in the eighth inning. “We’re at a lull in the action ... then all...

Verlander nears another no-hitter, Astros rally past A's 5-4

Jun. 01, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Yordan Álvarez cleared the bases with a go-ahead double in the ninth and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. Elvis Andrus broke up...

Ramírez homers, McKenzie sharp as Cleveland downs Astros 6-1

May. 24, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After Triston McKenzie stymied Houston's powerful offense Monday night, Cleveland manager Terry Francona lauded the young pitcher for his splendid outing. “Their lineup is potent and they’re dangerous and he really pitched well," Francona said. “He really did....