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Houston RHP Odorizzi stretchered off in Boston, to get MRI

May. 17, 2022 09:52 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Houston Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi collapsed with a leg injury while running to cover first base in the fifth inning Monday night against the Boston Red Sox and was taken off the Fenway Park field on a stretcher. The team said he had “left lower leg...

Casali hits 2 HRs, Yaz adds go-ahead HR, Giants beat Rox 7-6

May. 17, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Curt Casali hit two home runs, Mike Yastrzemski delivered a go-ahead homer in the top of the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants pulled out a 7-6 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Ryan McMahon homered for the Rockies, who lost for the 11th straight...

Story, Bogaerts homer to help Red Sox beat Astros 6-3

May. 17, 2022 01:15 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With J.D. Martinez on second after his tiebreaking double and the crowd thinned by a 98-minute rain delay, there were still enough fans in Fenway Park on Monday for a healthy chant of “Re-sign Xander!” “Yeah, I heard it," said Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts,...

Gurriel stays hot, Verlander solid, Astros blank Nats 8-0

May. 15, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel went 3-for-4 with a homer, Justin Verlander pitched five scoreless innings and the Houston Astros beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Sunday. Jose Altuve, Martin Maldonado and Chas McCormick also homered for the Astros. Gurriel finished the series...

Astros' 11-game winning streak ends, Nationals romp 13-6

May. 14, 2022 23:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yadiel Hernandez and Maikel Franco homered and the Washington Nationals ended the Houston Astros' 11-game winning streak, romping 13-6 on Saturday night. Manager Dusty Baker and the Astros fell one game short of matching the franchise-record 12-game winning string...

Astros acquire utilityman Dubón in trade with Giants

May. 14, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Houston Astros acquired utilityman Mauricio Dubón in a trade with the San Francisco Giants on Saturday. The 27-year-old Dubón is batting .239 with two homers and eight RBIs in 21 games this season. He has big league experience at second base, third base,...

LEADING OFF: Astros aim to match team mark of 12 wins in row

May. 14, 2022 03:39 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ASCENDING ASTROS Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros try for their 12th straight win, which would tie the team record. Altuve homered on the first pitch of the game Friday night as the...

Astros push winning streak to 11, roll past Nationals 6-1

May. 14, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jose Altuve homered on the first pitch of the game, and Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel also went deep and the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 11 games with a 6-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night. Houston manager Dusty Baker,...

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. ...

Yankees GM Cashman brushes off Crane’s scandal comments

May. 12, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is brushing off Houston owner Jim Crane's recent comments about the Astros' sign-stealing scandal. Speaking to reporters before New York's series opener against the White Sox on Thursday night, Cashman called Crane's...