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Yankees trade Brian McCann, $11M to Astros for 2 young pitchers

The New York Yankees traded veteran catcher Brian McCann and $11 million to the Houston Astros on Thursday for a pair of young minor league pitchers. Houston sent right-handers Albert …


Robinson Cano, Kyle Seager hit three-run homers as Mariners stay in chase

Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 12-4 Wednesday to keep pressure on the other A.L. wild-card contenders.


Mariners’ playoff chances take hit after Astros’ big inning

George Springer had three hits, including a two-run double during a six-run sixth inning, and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night.


Cano’s home run rescues Mariners, keeps playoff hopes alive

Robinson Cano’s two-out homer in the 11th inning, his second of the game, rescued the Mariners by lifting them to a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monda night …


Seth Smith’s two home runs, four RBIs help Seattle beat Astros 7-3

Seth Smith hit a pair of home runs and drove in four runs to back a solid outing by Ariel Miranda and the Seattle Mariners remained in the thick of …


Mariners drop second straight to Astros

Yuli Gurriel hit a two-run single and Mike Fiers pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.


Astros snap Mariners’ eight-game winning streak

After eight straight victories, the Mariners were probably due for a clunker Friday night — and, boy, this sure qualifies: a 6-0 loss to the Houston Astros at Safeco Field. …


Mistakes, lack of clutch hitting send Mariners to 8-1 defeat

Jose Altuve homered among his four hits and drove in three runs, Collin McHugh escaped a pair of bases-loaded jams to pitch six scoreless innings, and the Houston Astros beat …


Hisashi Iwakuma, Robinson Cano help Mariners beat Astros 1-0

Hisashi Iwakuma limited Houston to two hits in seven innings, Robinson Cano provided the only scoring with a RBI single in the sixth and the Seattle Mariners beat the Astros …


Mariners lay egg in first game back from All-Star break

That kick-start the Mariners were seeking Friday when they returned from a four-day break for the All-Star Game turned instead into a kick in the pants. Their pants.


Astros complete sweep of Mariners

Carlos Gomez had three RBIs and finished a home run shy of the cycle and Luis Valbuena hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning to help the Houston …


Ailing Seattle starter Taijuan Walker struggles again in M’s 5-2 loss to Astros

Luis Valbuena hit a solo homer and Colby Rasmus and rookie A.J. Reed added two-run shots in the fourth inning to back up a solid start by Dallas Keuchel and …


McCullers, Springer lead Astros to 2-1 win over Mariners

Lance McCullers struck out 10 in seven strong innings and George Springer homered for the second straight day to give the Houston Astros a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners …


Cano’s home run in 10th lifts Mariners

Robinson Cano homered early off Dallas Keuchel, then connected for a tiebreaking shot in the 10th inning Saturday night that led the Seattle Mariners over the Houston Astros 3-2.


Right-hander Doug Fister, Astros agree to $7M, 1-year deal

Doug Fister was impressed by what he perceived as the Houston Astros’ will to win.


Astros get closer Giles from Phils for top pick Appel

Closer Ken Giles was traded from the Phillies to the Houston Astros as part of a seven-player deal that sent former No. 1 overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia.


Keuchel wins A.L. Cy Young Award

Houston Astros lefty Dallas Keuchel won the American League Cy Young Award, easily beating out David Price.


Kansas City Royals turn to Johnny Cueto, Houston Astros to Collin McHugh in Game 5 of ALDS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Royals traded away three top prospects to acquire Johnny Cueto for the playoffs, even though his winning pedigree has been established almost entirely in the …


Royals rally on Carlos Correa error, beat Astros 9-6 to even ALDS

HOUSTON – Almost out of time and out of the playoffs, the Kansas City Royals realized they needed more than a big home run. They needed a lot of hits …


Royals rally on Carlos Correa’s error, beat Astros 9-6 to even ALDS

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa couldn’t handle a deflected grounder that might have been a double-play ball, helping the Kansas City Royals rally for five runs in the eighth inning to …


Astros take 2-1 series lead over Royals with 4-2 win

Dallas Keuchel’s perfect performance in Houston this year has the upstart Astros one win away from the American League Championship Series.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 6:42 p.m.

Dallas Keuchel looks to help Astros take lead in ALDS over Royals

HOUSTON – Dallas Keuchel has been asked why he pitches so well at home so many times that on Saturday, when it was posed yet again, Houston’s ace had a …


Royals rally, beat Astros 5-4 to even ALDS at 1 game each

The Kansas City Royals whipped out the same formula that carried them to last year’s World Series to turn back the Houston Astros and tie their A.L. Division Series at …


Collin McHugh pitches Astros to win over Royals to open ALDS

Collin McHugh’s pitching led the Houston Astros past the Kansas City Royals to open the American League Division Series.


Dallas Keuchel guides way as Astros beat Yankees 3-0 in A.L. wild-card game

Dallas Keuchel pitched six innings of three-hit ball Tuesday night to guide the Houston Astros to a 3-0 win over the New York Yankees in the American League wild-card game.


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Astros finalize playoff picture

Dallas Keuchel started the All-Star game, won 20 times and twice dominated the New York Yankees. Now, the Houston Astros need him to pitch the game of his life – …


Astros give Mariners the slip

The season should have ended Wednesday for the Mariners in this 7-6 loss to the Houston Astros at Safeco Field. This was a perfect metaphor for a season that saw …


Seattle Mariners slow Houston Astros’ playoff drive

SEATTLE – So … maybe the turnaround under new general manager Jerry Dipoto is already under way. The Mariners broke a six-game skid Tuesday night when Shawn O’Malley flicked a …


Houston hands Mariners sixth straight loss - and fourth by one run - 3-2

SEATTLE – The Limp to the Finish Tour returned Monday night to Safeco Field when the Seattle Mariners opened their final homestand with a 3-2 loss to the Houston Astros. …