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UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019, 10:12 p.m.

Mariners lose 3-2 as Houston Astros complete three-game sweep

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.


UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019, 4:20 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Mariners’ 3-2 loss to the Houston Astros

Aledmys Diaz led off the seventh inning with a home run to break a tie as the Houston Astros rallied to defeat the host Mariners 3-2 Sunday afternoon, extending their …


UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019, 9:10 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Mariners’ 3-1 loss to the Houston Astros

Jose Altuve homered for the fifth consecutive game and Justin Verlander pitched six dominant innings as the Houston Astros defeated the host Seattle Mariners 3-1 Saturday night.


UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019, 11:13 p.m.

Jose Altuve homers, Justin Verlander dominates as Astros beat M’s 3-1

Jose Altuve homered for the fifth straight game, Justin Verlander struck out eight of the first 10 batters he faced and finished with a season-high 11, and the Houston Astros …


UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:19 p.m.

Jose Altuve, Yuli Gurriel hit grand slams, Astros beat Seattle 10-6

Jose Altuve and Yuli Gurriel hit grand slams and the Houston Astros limited heavy-hitting Seattle by using two starting pitchers in a 10-6 win over the Mariners on Friday night. …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Mariners’ 10-6 loss to the Houston Astros

Jose Altuve and Yuli Gurriel hit grand slams as the Houston Astros defeated the host Mariners 10-6 Friday night, snapping Seattle’s six-game winning streak.


MLB roundup: Jose Altuve powers Astros to first-ever sweep of Yankees

Jose Altuve hit two homers, Carlos Correa homered with three RBIs and the Houston Astros completed their first-ever sweep of the New York Yankees with an 8-6 win Wednesday night.


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 10:11 p.m.

American League West preview: Houston Astros have sights set on another trip to World Series

Previews of the teams in the American League West


AP source: Justin Verlander, Astros to add $66M for 2020, ‘21

Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros have agreed to a contract adding an additional $66 million in guaranteed money for 2020 and ‘21, a person with direct knowledge of the …


AP source: Alex Bregman, Astros agree to $100M, 6-year deal

A person with direct knowledge of the situation says Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $100 million, six-year deal that keeps the All-Star third baseman under …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 5:17 p.m.

Lance McCullers to miss 2019 season following Tommy John surgery

Houston Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. will miss all of next season following Tommy John surgery. The 25-year-old was 10-6 with a 3.86 ERA in 22 starts and three relief …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 7:24 p.m.

Couch Slouch: Nothing good comes from tweeting

Couch Slouch: I’m in a bad mood today – Effexor can only unclog the brain drain so much – and most of it is self-inflicted, due to my reluctant, ought-to-know-better, …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:18 p.m.

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Boston Red Sox back into another World Series with a 4-1 victory over the defending champion Houston Astros. Rafael Devers …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 11:13 p.m.

Andrew Benintendi’s diving catch preserves Boston’s win over Houston for 3-1 ALCS lead

Left fielder Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out, and the Boston Red Sox held off the Houston Astros 8-6 on Wednesday night …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5:12 p.m.

MLB says Astros doing surveillance, not spying in dugouts

Major League Baseball has determined that a Houston Astros employee was monitoring visiting dugouts this postseason to make sure other teams were not breaking rules. MLB issued a statement about …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 10:48 p.m.

Jackie Bradley’s slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 to take …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 10:42 p.m.

Gerrit Cole struggles in second playoff start with Astros

Gerrit Cole struggled at the beginning of his second playoff start with the Houston Astros. By the time he recovered, it was too late. Boston was well on its way …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 10:36 p.m.

Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5

David Price was good enough, the Red Sox relievers were even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster to lead Boston to a …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:40 p.m.

Justin Verlander cools off Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball and lead the Astros over the Boston Red …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:26 p.m.

After World Series win with Astros, Boston manager Alex Cora aims to knock them out

After vanquishing the hated Yankees, Alex Cora has another, perhaps even more personal fight in front of him. The first-year Red Sox manager will lead Boston against his former team …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 8:24 p.m.

October orbit: Astros advance with 11-3 win, sweep of Indians

The defending World Series champion Houston Astros advanced to the American League Championship Series for the second straight year, completing a division-round sweep of Cleveland on Monday with an 11-3 …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 9:31 p.m.

The bigger the stage, the brighter Houston Astros’ Alex Bregman shines

Ask any Houston Astros player and he will say the same thing: Alex Bregman was made for these moments. The young third baseman was great for the defending champions all …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 7:08 p.m.

Marwin Gonzalez, Alex Bregman lift Astros over Indians for 2-0 ALDS lead

Marwin Gonzalez hit a go-ahead, two-run double, Alex Bregman homered for the second straight day and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 to take a 2-0 A.L. Division …


George Springer, Astros hit 4 HRs, down Indians 7-2 in ALDS opener

George Springer and the Houston Astros picked up right where they left off last postseason, hitting four home runs to power past the Cleveland Indians 7-2 in Game 1 of …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 8:37 p.m.

ALDS preview: In October of openers, Indians and Astros will ride starters

This postseason may be best remembered for its bullpen openers. Just not in the A.L. Division Series between the Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians. Relief pitchers are covering entire games …


Astros-Orioles MLB’s 54th postponement of year, most since 1989

The opener of a season-ending, four-game series between the Houston Astros and Baltimore Orioles has been postponed by rain. The game will be made up Saturday as part of a …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 11:48 p.m.

MLB capsules: Houston Astros clinch postseason berth

Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam and a two-run homer on his way to a career-high seven RBIs, and the Houston Astros clinched a postseason berth by routing the Los …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

Robinson Cano has 3 RBIs as Mariners rout Astros 9-0

Robinson Cano drove in three runs, three players homered and seven pitchers combined for a five-hitter in Seattle’s 9-0 rout of the Houston Astros. The Mariners took two of three …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 8:55 p.m.

Marwin Gonzalez’s homer helps Astros down Mariners 7-0

Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run homer in a four-run third inning that helped the Houston Astros to a 7-0 win over the Seattle Mariners. Houston, which eliminated the Mariners from …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 9:05 p.m.

Daniel Vogelbach’s slam in eighth powers Seattle over Houston 4-1

Rookie pinch-hitter Daniel Vogelbach’s first career grand slam with two outs in the eighth inning lifted the Seattle Mariners over the Houston Astros 4-1 on Monday night.