Texas Rangers (50-48, third in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (63-37, first in the AL West)
Houston; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Lance Lynn (12-5, 3.87 ERA)...
Marco Fabián and Anthony Fontana scored and the Philadelphia Union beat the Chicago Fire 2-0 on Saturday night to increase their Eastern Conference lead.
HOUSTON (AP) — After two rough starts for the Astros earlier this month, José Urquidy worked on a few adjustments.
Whatever he adjusted worked in a big way Saturday night.
Jurado, Rangers to take on Urquidy, Astros
Texas Rangers (50-47, third in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (62-37, first in the AL West)
Houston; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Ariel Jurado (5-5, 4.63 ERA)...
Verlander strikes out 12, Astros beat Rangers 4-3
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander kept up his outstanding season with one of his toughest wins.
Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the...
Astros 4, Rangers 3
E_Altuve 2 (8). DP_Texas 2. LOB_Texas 11, Houston 4. 2B_Da.Santana (15), A.Cabrera (13). HR_Odor (14), A.Cabrera (12), Altuve (13), Bregman (26), Alvarez (10), Gurriel (17)....
Rangers take 4-game slide into matchup with Astros
Texas Rangers (50-46, third in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (61-37, first in the AL West)
Houston; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Mike Minor (8-4, 2.73 ERA) Astros:...
Houston plays Toronto FC on 8-game road skid
Houston Dynamo (8-9-3, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto FC (8-8-5, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Alex Bregman and Houston stumbled out of the All-Star break, dropping four of six games, but the Astros have looked more like themselves the past two nights.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston city councilwoman says she's running for U.S. Senate in 2020, becoming the latest Democratic challenger vying to take on Republican Sen. John Cornyn.
HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed charges against nine people who had been arrested in May after two Houston poker clubs were raided as part of a two-year organized crime...
Miley, Astros to take on Harvey, Angels
Houston Astros (60-37, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (50-47, fourth in the AL West)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Democrat's effort to impeachment President Donald Trump (all times local):
President Donald Trump is calling a derailed effort to...
Crown Castle: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
HOUSTON (AP) _ Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man alleges in a federal lawsuit that the state psychiatric prison where he was held was deliberately understaffed and that this prevented anyone from stopping him from...
Houston Astros (59-37, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (50-46, fourth in the AL West)
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 74-year-old Texas man who was found dead in a river in southern Montana.
The Billings Gazette reports Whitson Etheridge II, of...
Man, woman killed in shootout with Texas deputy
LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) — A man and woman were shot dead in a shootout with a sheriff's deputy outside a home south of Houston.
The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office says the incident...
HOUSTON (AP) — About 125 visiting students who evacuated from Louisiana State University to Texas as Tropical Storm Barry approached will stay in Houston to finish their three-week summer...
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Central Florida has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference and face Memphis in the championship game for a third straight season.
Houston Astros (59-36, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (49-46, fourth in the AL West)
Houston visits Atlanta United FC on 7-game road skid
Houston Dynamo (8-8-3, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Atlanta United FC (9-8-3, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Luby’s: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot
HOUSTON (AP) _ Luby's Inc. (LUB) on Monday reported a loss of $5.3 million in its fiscal third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had a loss of 18 cents....
Angels open 4-game series at home against Astros
Houston Astros (59-35, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (48-46, fourth in the AL West)
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Verlander shook off a shaky first inning with the help of his rookie shortstop.
The result was a four-game series split for the Houston Astros against the...
Astros 12, Rangers 4
E_Andrus (9), Odor (5). DP_Texas 1. LOB_Houston 10, Texas 5. 2B_Brantley (25), R.Chirinos (13). HR_Altuve (12), Gurriel (16). SB_Mazara (4). SF_Bregman (7), Reddick (7).
Jurado scheduled to start for Texas against Houston
Houston Astros (58-35, first in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (50-43, third in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Justin Verlander (10-4,...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — While Jose Altuve had the tiebreaking two-out double in the 11th inning, he gave most of the credit to George Springer for putting the Houston Astros ahead for...
Astros 7, Rangers 6, 11 innings,
E_Forsythe (6), Springer (2), Altuve (5), Bregman (8). LOB_Houston 10, Texas 6. 2B_Altuve 2 (13), Alvarez (8), Da.Santana (13), Mazara (20). 3B_Marisnick (2). HR_Bregman (24), Choo...
1 dead in plane crash in Katy, Texas, near Houston
KATY, Texas (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed when a single-engine plane crashed into a community center in Katy, Texas, just west of Houston.
Minor expected to start for Texas against Houston
Houston Astros (57-35, first in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (50-42, third in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Wade Miley (7-4, 3.28...
Líderes en la Liga Americana
—LeMahieu, Nueva York, .332; Devers, Boston, .327; Brantley, Houston, .321; Anderson, Chicago, .317; Moncada, Chicago, .313; Polanco, Minnesota, .311; Trout, Los Angeles, .307; Merrifield, Kansas...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Danny Santana had already hit one of the five home runs by the Texas Rangers. With a chance to win the game with two outs in the ninth inning, he lined a ball up the middle...
Rangers 9, Astros 8
E_Andrus (8), Gurriel (4), R.Chirinos (4). LOB_Houston 3, Texas 7. HR_Altuve (11), Alvarez 2 (9), Gurriel (15), Choo (14), Gallo (21), Da.Santana (10), Guzman (8), Federowicz (4)....
DALLAS (AP) — More than 120 students participating in a Louisiana summer program were evacuated to Texas to escape Tropical Storm Barry.
Students were bused out of the program at Louisiana...
HOUSTON (AP) — Adama Diomande scored twice off assists from Lee Nguyen and Los Angeles FC handed the Houston Dynamo their first home loss of the season, 3-1 on Friday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — All-Star infielder Alex Bregman is out of Houston's starting lineup a night after a groundball took a nasty hop and hit him in the chin.
RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff said Friday he has apologized to New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy who referred to the linebacker's race and size...
RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a Texas traffic stop involving New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts (all times local):
HOUSTON (AP) — Spanish. Vietnamese. French. German. Hungarian, even.
The Houston Chronicle reports while the list may sound like options for an online language learning program, animal...
Chavez scheduled to start for Texas against Houston
Houston Astros (57-34, first in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (49-42, third in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Gerrit Cole (9-5, 3.09...
Thursday’s Sports in Brief
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Russell Westbrook and James Harden are together again, and Chris Paul is leaving Houston to make that reunion happen.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lance Lynn had more strikes thrown than words used postgame to describe his major league-best 12th victory, one that got the Texas Rangers off to the kind of start their...
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The family of a Pakistani exchange student who was one of 10 people killed in a mass shooting at a Texas high school last year traveled to the U.S and visited the school and...
Rangers 5, Astros 0
DP_Houston 1, Texas 1. LOB_Houston 8, Texas 9. 2B_Springer (11), DeShields (9), Gallo (15), Odor 2 (16).
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — All-Star infielder Alex Bregman left Houston's game at Texas on Thursday night after a groundball bounced up and hit him on the chin.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick was suspended for two games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for his violent home plate collision with Los Angeles Angels...
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas county battered by Hurricane Harvey has earmarked $60 million to speed up flood protection projects in 105 damaged subdivisions outside mapped flood plains.