Stories tagged: Houston Astros
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
BOSTON – If the Boston Red Sox are nervous about the possibility of being swept out of the playoffs for the second straight year, they were trying hard not to …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
HOUSTON – Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and the high-powered Astros led the majors in runs, hits and batting average in the regular season. Now that it’s playoff time, Houston is …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
Jose Altuve hit three home runs in an unprecedented show of power for the diminutive major league batting champion as the Houston Astros roughed up Chris Sale and the Boston …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Boston’s Chris Sale will make first postseason start against Houston’s playoff veteran Justin Verlander
Houston manager A.J. Hinch loves that Justin Verlander, his starter for Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, has a ton of …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
The hard chopper bounced off first baseman Mitch Moreland’s glove and high into the air. Second baseman Brock Holt jumped to glove the ball and flipped it to first, where …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
The Boston Red Sox again failed to clinch the A.L. East, losing 3-2 to Alex Bregman and the visiting Houston Astros on Friday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
As one team celebrated a division title in front of a cheering fan base, the other team quietly prepared for a long flight home where they could dwell on the …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
On a day when the Houston Astros cut their magic number to one for clinching the A.L. West title, they were already looking ahead to accomplishing another goal. “Winning the …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
Carlos Correa and Evan Gattis had two hits apiece and each drove in a run as the Houston Astros jumped on James Paxton and cruised to a 5-2 win over …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Seattle Mariners (74-73) vs. Houston Astros (88-58) at 5:10 p.m. in the first of a three-game series at Minute Maid Park in Houston.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Newly acquired Cameron Maybin hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to lift Houston past the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Wednesday night, as the Astros completed a three-game sweep …
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
Justin Verlander pitched six strong innings and won his Astros debut after Cameron Maybin hit a two-run homer with one out in the seventh for Houston’s first hit Tuesday night …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Seattle Mariners (69-69) against Houston Astros (84-53) in the second of a three-game series at 7:10 p.m. at Safeco Field.
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Even if the Mariners hadn’t fueled their collapse Monday with three costly walks in a disastrous four-run seventh inning, there’s no way to know whether they could have found their …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
Justin Verlander only had about 30 minutes to decide whether to accept a trade the Houston Astros.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
George Springer had three hits, Josh Reddick and Marwin Gonzalez added RBI singles in a four-run sixth inning, and the Houston Astros beat the New York Mets to sweep a …
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
The Houston Astros hoped their return to Minute Maid park would provide a boost for a city devastated by flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
When Houston manager A.J. Hinch called to welcome Justin Verlander to the team, the pitcher’s first question was when he’d make his debut for the Astros.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Jose Altuve homered, the Houston bullpen pitched 4
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
The Detroit Tigers have traded Justin Verlander to the Houston Astros, according to a source with firsthand knowledge of the deal, beating Thursday’s 11:59 p.m. ET trade deadline.
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
The Houston Astros will play their series against the Texas Rangers at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, this week, the biggest change yet forced by Hurricane Harvey and widespread …
Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
Yu Darvish and Sonny Gray headed a parade of prized arms on the move Monday, leaving little doubt on trade deadline day: Top teams made a big pitch for the …
Fri., July 21, 2017, 11:32 p.m.
Astros rookie Yuli Gurriel had a career-high four hits, including a home run, and Houston received a gritty pitching performance from Mike Fiers in an 8-7 victory over the host …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
Seattle Mariners beat Houston 4-1 to close out a 5-1 road trip after returning from the All-Star break. James Paxton limits the Astros to one run in seven innings before …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Seattle Mariners’ winning streak ends at five when Houston roughs up Sam Gaviglio for five runs in six innings in 6-2 victory.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Evan Gattis homered twice off Sam Gaviglio and the Houston Astros downed the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park in Houston.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Seattle Mariners (47-47) vs. Houston Astros (62-31) at 5:10 p.m at Minute Maid Park in Houston.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Kyle Seager and Danny Valencia hit back-to-back homers in the 10th inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 9-7 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
The Washington Nationals have Bryce Harper anchoring one of baseball’s best lineups, and a glaring hole at the back of their bullpen. The Boston Red Sox are enjoying life with …
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
George Springer, Yuli Gurriel and Evan Gattis hit long home runs and the Houston Astros wrapped up another winning road trip, beating the Seattle Mariners 8-2 Sunday.