HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez and Alex Bregman homered and combined for five RBIs as the Houston Astros completed a doubleheader sweep of the New York Yankees on Thursday with a 7-5 win in Game 2.
Chas McCormick added a two-run home run for the Astros, who won the season series 5-2 against the team with baseball’s best record.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros opened the second half of the season by sweeping the New York Yankees in a doubleheader Thursday to inch closer in the standings to the team with baseball's best record.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Houston Astros have placed five-time All-Star Michael Brantley on the injured list with right shoulder discomfort.
The team announced the move Tuesday prior to a game against the New York Mets.
Houston Astros (91-63, first in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (83-71, third in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Saturday, 4:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Framber Valdez (11-5, 3.07 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 115 strikeouts) Athletics: Sean Manaea (10-10, 4.05 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 180 strikeouts)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Astros right-hander Zack Greinke was scratched from his scheduled start Friday night and placed on the 10-day injured list with neck soreness.
Greinke, who missed 12 games earlier this month while on the COVID-19 list, is 11-6 with a 4.11 ERA in 29 starts for Houston.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles used timely hitting and huge ninth inning to get a win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
Austin Hays hit a tiebreaking two-run homer during Baltimore’s five-run ninth, helping the Orioles top the Astros 9-7.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maikel Franco hit a two-run homer with one out in the eighth inning, denying the Houston Astros in their attempt to throw a combined no-hitter Monday night at Baltimore.
Astros starter Jake Odorizzi and reliever Cristian Javier held the Orioles without a hit through seven innings.
HOUSTON (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. and Tommy Pham both homered, then helped out with an RBI each in a seven-run 11th inning that sent the San Diego Padres over the Houston Astros 10-3 on Friday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — José Altuve and Yuli Gurriel homered early as the Houston Astros hit a season-high five long balls Wednesday night in a 9-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels.
Altuve launched a leadoff homer and Gurriel, who also went deep Tuesday, added his two-run shot later in the first inning...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Trent Grisham of the San Diego Padres hit three home runs in a game for the first time in his career Saturday night against the Houston Astros...