HOUSTON (AP) — José Altuve scored the winning run on a wild pitch with two outs in the 10th inning as the Houston Astros rallied for a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
Texas intentionally walked Yordan Alvarez to load the bases with two outs, and Jonathan Hernández (1-2) uncorked a wild first pitch to Alex Bregman, allowing Altuve to sprint home.
HOUSTON (AP) — Hunter Brown dazzled in his major league debut, scattering three hits across six impressive innings as the Houston Astros beat Texas 1-0 on Monday night to hand the Rangers their ninth straight defeat.
HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit an RBI single with one out in the 10th inning to lift the Houston Astros to a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
Mauricio Dubón started the 10th as the automatic runner on second and the Mariners intentionally walked Jose Altuve.
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander struck out 10 in six sharp innings to post his MLB-leading 12th win and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 5-0 Saturday.
Martín Maldonado hit a second-inning grand slam off rookie Jared Koenig (1-3) for his third career grand slam on a shot to center field to give the AL West-leading Astros a four-run lead.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston Astros right-hander Hector Neris began serving a reduced suspension Tuesday night, a week after his ejection from a game in which he plunked one Seattle batter and nearly hit another in the head.
HOUSTON (AP) — After another splendid start gave Justin Verlander the most wins and lowest ERA in the majors, Houston manager Dusty Baker was asked just how impressive the veteran right-hander has been this season in his return from Tommy John surgery.
BOSTON (AP) — With J.D. Martinez on second after his tiebreaking double and the crowd thinned by a 98-minute rain delay, there were still enough fans in Fenway Park on Monday for a healthy chant of “Re-sign Xander!”
Capsules of American League West teams, listed in order of finish last year:
MIAMI (AP) — Nick Fortes hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the fourth inning, and Derek Jeter’s Miami Marlins closed their 11th losing season in 12 years with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Pittsburgh Pirates (57-96, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (80-74, second in the NL East)
Philadelphia; Saturday, 4:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Wil Crowe (4-7, 5.77 ERA, 1.58 WHIP, 100 strikeouts) Phillies: Ranger Suarez (6-5, 1.60 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 91 strikeouts)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Didi Gregorius hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning, Bryce Harper had an RBI double and the Philadelphia Phillies pulled closer to first place in the NL East with an 8-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Garrett Hampson homered twice and knocked in all five runs as the Colorado Rockies dealt another blow to the Philadelphia Phillies' playoff hopes with a 5-4 victory Sunday.
Both of Hampson’s homers came on 0-2 pitches — a three-run shot in the fifth inning on a hanging curveball by Phillies starter Aaron Nola and tiebreaking a two-run blast in the seventh off Hector Neris (2-6).
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Didi Gregorius hit three doubles, Kyle Gibson pitched six sharp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-0 on Saturday night.
Jean Segura and Odúbel Herrera homered for the Phillies, who entered play 5 ½ games behind the first-place Atlanta Braves in the NL East.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Moore and the Phillies bullpen took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Bryce Harper hit a Little League homer and Philadelphia two-hit the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 Saturday.
Moore (2-3) threw six scoreless innings but was pulled after 76 pitches.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cincinnati's Tyler Stephenson homered against Archie Bradley leading off the eighth inning Saturday, breaking up the Philadelphia Phillies' no-hit bid and keeping the big league total at seven no-hitters this season, one shy of the record.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A slugfest came down to a 34-year-old pitcher trying to shut down the middle of the order for his first career save.
No problem for Paolo Espino.
Starlin Castro hit a go-ahead, two-run single off closer Hector Neris in the ninth inning, Espino got the final three outs and the Washington Nationals rallied three times to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 13-12 Wednesday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura slowly jogged around first and watched Odubel Herrera dive headfirst across the plate for the winning run before another walk-off celebration began for the Philadelphia Phillies.
MIAMI (AP) — Vince Velasquez pitched three-hit ball for six innings, Rhys Hoskins homered and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Miami Marlins 2-0 Tuesday night.
The Phillies won hours after putting slugger Bryce Harper on the 10-day injured list because of a bruised left forearm.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper tied the game with one swing and scored the winning run with one hand brushing the plate...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have placed infielder Scott Kingery and pitchers Hector Neris, Ranger Suarez and Tommy Hunter on the 10-day injured list with no specified injuries...
Washington Nationals (49-42, second in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (47-45, third in the NL East)...