CHICAGO (AP) — It was Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman once again.
The Houston Astros are going to the AL Championship Series for the fifth straight year. Their October-tested stars led the way.
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa hit a two-run double during Houston’s five-run seventh inning, and the Astros beat the Chicago White Sox 9-4 on Friday for a 2-0 lead in their AL Division Series.
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa was aggressive at the plate. Same for Yordan Alvarez and Kyle Tucker. Jose Altuve turned in a couple of gems in the field.
The Houston Astros are relentless — especially in the playoffs.
Tampa Bay Rays (97-60, first in the AL East) vs. Houston Astros (92-65, first in the AL West)
Houston; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Drew Rasmussen (3-1, 3.04 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 71 strikeouts) Astros: Luis Garcia (11-7, 3.17 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 161 strikeouts)
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros walked off to end a wild ninth-inning rally against the Tampa Bay Rays, moving closer to securing a postseason berth.
The party will have to wait one more day at least, with the Seattle Mariners stubbornly sticking around.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha hit an RBI single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics again beat Houston with their final swing, edging the AL West-leading Astros 4-3 Sunday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hey Siri, this was a first start to remember after all of those years working to get to the majors.
Jose Siri homered twice and added a two-run single while becoming the first big league player since RBIs became official in 1920 to have two homers and five RBIs in a first career start as the AL West-leading Houston Astros overwhelmed the last-place Texas Rangers 15-1 on Monday night.
Los Angeles Angels (69-72, fourth in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (82-58, first in the AL West)
Houston; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Jose Suarez (6-7, 3.62 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 69 strikeouts) Astros: Luis Garcia (10-6, 3.22 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 155 strikeouts)
HOUSTON (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 44th home run, but got tagged early by José Altuve, Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros in a 10-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Seattle Mariners (75-64, second in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (81-57, first in the AL West)
Houston; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Tyler Anderson (6-9, 4.14 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 116 strikeouts) Astros: Jose Urquidy (6-3, 3.42 ERA, .98 WHIP, 70 strikeouts)
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa drove in the winning run in the 10th inning after Alex Bregman tied the game in the ninth, and the Houston Astros rallied past the Seattle Mariners 5-4 on Tuesday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Carlos Correa sometimes refers to his swing as “sexy."
His big three-run homer on Friday night certainly fit the bill.
Kyle Tucker hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the eighth inning and Correa’s three-run shot in the fourth ended a 22-inning scoreless streak for the Houston Astros, who beat the scuffling San Diego Padres 6-3.
HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman had two hits and an RBI in his first action in more than two months, and he scored the winning run in the 10th inning on a groundout by Jake Meyers to lift the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman was activated from the disabled list Wednesday after missing more than two months with a strained left quadriceps.
Bregman was playing third and batting sixth in the lineup on Wednesday as the Astros wrapped up a series against the Kansas City Royals after splitting the first two games.
HOUSTON (AP) — Astros third baseman Alex Bregman left a game Wednesday night against the Texas Rangers with a strained left quadriceps.
Bregman was injured in the first inning while running to first base when he grounded into a double play.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martín Maldonado hit a go-ahead double in the ninth, prompting a fan to toss an inflatable trash can onto the field, and the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Friday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker doesn’t believe he’s seen the best of Jake Odorizzi.
The Astros manager is hoping the 2019 All-Star right-hander’s latest performance against the Red Sox is a glimpse of what may be on tap going forward.
BUFFALO, N.Y, (AP) — Jose Altuve led off the game with a home run, rookie Luis Garcia earned his fifth straight win and the Houston Astros beat Toronto 6-3 Sunday, finishing the Blue Jays' first homestand of the season in Buffalo.
HOUSTON (AP) — Zack Greinke pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Tucker homered and the Houston Astros beat Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres 7-4 on Sunday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adolis García's infield single scored automatic runner Nick Solak in the 10th inning, giving the Texas Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros and a sweep of their Texas rivals Sunday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Martín Maldonado homered and drove in three runs, helping the Houston Astros beat the Oakland 8-4 on Thursday to move ahead of the Athletics for the AL West lead.
Alex Bregman, Michael Brantley and Yuli Gurriel also had run-scoring hits for the Astros in the rubber match of a three-game series.
HOUSTON (AP) — Chas McCormick had a two-run single as part of a four-run eighth, Lance McCullers Jr. threw six scoreless innings and the Houston Astros won their sixth straight, 6-2 over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa and Kyle Tucker each homered to help Luis Garcia earn his first career win as the Houston Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 6-5 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.
HOUSTON (AP) — Myles Straw scored on a wild pitch in the 11th inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night.
After the Rangers loaded the bases with an intentional walk to Alex Bregman that brought up Chas McCormick, reliever Brett Martin (0-1) uncorked a 1-2 pitch that bounced away, and Straw raced home from third.
HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel homered and tied a career high with four hits while driving in four runs to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
Carlos Correa added a two-run homer and José Urquidy (3-2) pitched seven strong innings to help the Astros to their second consecutive victory after they lost their previous three games...
NEW YORK (AP) — Second baseman Rougned Odor was put on the 10-day injured list by the New York Yankees with a sprained left knee on Wednesday.
Odor was hurt Tuesday night when his knee slammed into Houston catcher Martín Maldonado’s head as he reached the plate and scored in the sixth inning of New York's 7-3 win...
NEW YORK (AP) — Vulgar and direct, Yankees fans cranked up a baleful cacophony for the scandal-tainted Houston Astros — thunderous heckles that belied their pandemic-restricted numbers...
HOUSTON (AP) — Kent Emanuel had just sat down in the bullpen and was preparing to enjoy a leisurely cup of coffee during the first inning on Saturday...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros have placed second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Álvarez, catcher Martín Maldonado and infielder Robel Garcia on the injured list because of COVID-19 health and safety protocols...
Detroit Tigers (3-6) vs. Houston Astros (6-3)
Houston; Monday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
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When/where: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:10 p.m.; Comerica Park.
TV/radio: ATTSW; 790 AM, 740 AM (joined in progress at 7 p.m.), 850 AM (Spanish), 101.7 (Spanish).
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