HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a leadoff home run and a double, José Urquidy tied a career high with 10 strikeouts and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 5-2 Sunday.
Urquidy (4-1) allowed six hits and one run in a season-high 6 2/3 innings as the Astros won for the third time in this four-game series.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit a tiebreaking pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 in a series finale that began as an impressive duel between starting pitchers.
HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer was greeted with a rousing ovation from the home crowd as he approached the plate in his first game against the Houston Astros, his former team.
Moments later Springer used his bat to say thanks, slugging a leadoff homer to help the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-2 win Saturday.
HOUSTON (AP) — Both teams left off veteran pitchers when the Houston Astros and Chicago White Sox set their rosters for their AL Division Series beginning Thursday.
Houston right-hander Jake Odorizzi wasn’t among the 12 pitchers the team will carry for the best-of-five series.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Dozier hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals earned their third straight win over Houston, beating the Astros 3-2 Wednesday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit the go-ahead home run for the Houston Astros in the bottom of the seventh inning on Wednesday night.
But Houston wouldn't have been in position to take the lead if not for some stellar defense by Michael Brantley an inning earlier.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Yuli Gurriel scored on a two-out error by pitcher Emmanuel Clase in the 10th inning, allowing the Houston Astros to beat the skidding Cleveland Indians 4-3 and complete a four-game sweep on Sunday.