Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros

Baseball 05/22/19, 22:53

Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.Charlie Tilson's first career homer was a grand slam in Chicago's six-run sixth inning. A night after managing just one hit ...

Cole’s 12 Ks, Díaz’s slam help Astros top Rangers 11-4

Sports 05/11/19, 22:39

Gerrit Cole struck out a season-high 12, Aledmys Díaz hit a grand slam while starting in place of injured star Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 11-4 Saturday night.Altuve sat out a night after straining his left hamstring, but Houston didn't need him. Díaz took Kyle ...

Springer, Correa, Chirinos homer, Astros beat Royals 6-4

Baseball 05/06/19, 22:25

George Springer, Carlos Correa and Robinson Chirinos each homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.Springer opened the first with his 11th home run of the season, including three leadoff drives. He added an RBI double in the eighth.Correa had ...

Aguilar homers, Brewers come through late to beat Rockies

Baseball 04/30/19, 22:55

Jesus Aguilar homered again and the Milwaukee Brewers, held without a runner for five innings, broke through late and beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night.Jhoulys Chacin pitched six scoreless innings for the Brewers. Milwaukee has won 12 of its last 14 against Colorado, including a sweep in last ...

Cole allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Astros bash Twins 11-0

Baseball 04/30/19, 22:24

Gerrit Cole allowed one hit in seven innings, and the Houston Astros backed him with three homers in an 11-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.Cole (2-4) gave up his only hit in the sixth inning while the Astros broke out offensively to win a meeting of division ...

Bauer throws 8 strong innings, Indians beat Astros 2-1

Baseball 04/25/19, 22:07

Trevor Bauer threw eight strong innings, Leonys Martin and Jake Bauers homered off Gerrit Cole, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Houston Astros 2-1 on Thursday night.Bauer (3-1) allowed one run, four hits and six walks while striking out three. He improved to 8-0 in his career against the Astros, ...

Gallo goes deep again in Rangers’ 9-4 win over Astros, Cole

Baseball 04/20/19, 22:06

Joey Gallo hit another long home run, Asdrúbal Cabrera accounted for five runs and the Rangers beat the Houston Astros 9-4 on Saturday night in another frustrating start for Gerrit Cole against Texas.Cole (1-3) needed 43 pitches to get through a five-run first inning and didn't get the first out ...

Cole strikes out 11, Diaz homers, Astros win 3-2 at Seattle

Baseball 04/14/19, 18:01

Gerrit Cole struck out 11 in six innings, Aledmys Diaz homered and the Houston Astros completed a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 3-2 victory Sunday.Cole (1-2) gave up two runs on four hits, including a leadoff home run to Mitch Haniger, and did not walk a batter. ...

Minor victory for Rangers in 4-0 win over frustrated Astros

Baseball 04/03/19, 21:53

Mike Minor pitched seven sharp innings for the Texas Rangers in a 4-0 victory Wednesday night over the frustrated Astros, whose starter Gerrit Cole immediately after his final out went to the home plate umpire who earlier ejected Houston's manager and hitting coach for arguing balls and strikes.Cole (0-2) struck ...

Astros manager, hitting coach by ejected by home plate ump

Sports 04/03/19, 20:09

Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch and hitting coach Alex Cintron have been ejected after consecutive pitches at Texas.Cintron apparently questioned a low strike called on Tyler White in the second inning Wednesday night. When plate umpire Ron Kulpa looked toward the dugout, Hinch came out. After the next pitch, also ...

Morton wins Rays debut 4-2 over former team Astros

Baseball 03/29/19, 22:33

Charlie Morton was solid in his debut for the Tampa Bay Rays, pitching five innings and striking out eight against his former team in a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night.The 35-year-old right-hander, two seasons removed from helping Houston win a World Series, allowed two runs and ...

Morton wins Rays debut 4-2 over former team Astros

Baseball 03/29/19, 20:59

Charlie Morton was solid in his debut for the Tampa Bay Rays, pitching five innings and striking out eight against his former team in a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night.The 35-year-old right-hander, two seasons removed from helping Houston win a World Series, allowed two runs and ...

Alonso’s status an issue for union watching service time

Baseball 03/13/19, 16:16

Pete Alonso is hitting .406 at spring training and leads the Mets with three home runs. Yet, if New York keeps him in the minor leagues for the first 15 days of the season, his eligibility for free agency would be pushed back a year until after the 2025 season."Seeing ...

Bauer, Cole, Wood win in arbitration; players ahead 6-3

Baseball 02/13/19, 16:58

Trevor Bauer, Gerrit Cole and Alex Wood won their salary arbitration cases on Wednesday, giving players a 6-3 advantage over teams to ensure a winning record in consecutive years for the first time since 1989-90.Bauer won his hearing for the second straight year and was awarded $13 million by James ...

Bauer goes to arbitration again; Tepera, Barraclough lose

Baseball 02/08/19, 17:01

Pitcher Trevor Bauer has gone to salary arbitration with the Cleveland Indians for the second straight year.Relievers Ryan Tepera of Toronto and Kyle Barraclough of Washington lost their cases, leaving the sides tied 3-3 with six possible decisions remaining.After winning last year's hearing, Bauer asked for $13 million and the ...

No Morton, no Keuchel as Astros head to spring training

Baseball 02/07/19, 12:34

The Astros are not short on confidence heading to spring training, not after winning 103 games and with most of their roster intact from last year's run to the AL Championship Series."I love this team," general manager Jeff Luhnow said. "And when we show up next week if this is ...

Wade Miley, Astros agree to $4.5 million, 1-year deal

Baseball 01/31/19, 20:05

The Astros filled an opening in their rotation, agreeing to a $4.5 million, one-year contract with 32-year-old left-hander Wade Miley.Miley could earn an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses. Miley already has passed the physical needed to finalize the agreement, but the deal was not immediately announced by the Astros on ...

Betts, deGrom, Davis get big-money deals, avoid arbitration

Sports 01/12/19, 00:07

AL MVP Mookie Betts, NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom and major league home run champion Khris Davis reached high-priced one-year deals to avoid salary arbitration, while slugger Nolan Arenado and pitchers Gerrit Cole, Luis Severino and Aaron Nola were among 15 players still on track for hearings.Betts and ...

Red Sox happy to be asleep at the ballpark

Baseball 10/23/18, 03:19

Think the Red Sox are asleep at the ballpark? You may be right.Catching some Zzzzs during downtime could help Boston be more alert during the first coast-to-coast World Series in 20 years.A sleep room was opened last year at Fenway Park, adjacent to the gym next to the home clubhouse. ...

Verlander, Astros can’t soar into another World Series.

Baseball 10/19/18, 00:25

Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros couldn't soar into another World Series.A year after Houston won the first title in the team's 56 seasons, Verlander had a rare off night in an elimination game and the Astros lost the AL Championship Series to the Boston Red Sox in five games.Houston ...

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