Tag: Houston Astros

Dodgers Rally Against Verlander, Force Game 7

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor, Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers sent this twist-and-turn World Series to Game 7, rallying against Justin Verlander to beat the Houston Astros 3-1 Tuesday night.

Astros Take Wild Game 5, Take 3-2 Lead to LA

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman hit a game-ending single off Kenley Jansen with two outs in the 10th inning, and the Houston Astros outslugged the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 Sunday night to take a 3-2 World Series lead.

Tanaka, Yankees Top Astros to Take 3-2 Lead in ALCS

NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series.

Altuve’s Dash Lifts Verlander, Astros Over Yanks in Game 2

Jose Altuve raced home on Carlos Correa’s double in the ninth inning, Justin Verlander struck out 13 in a complete game and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.

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Dodgers, Astros Shaping Up as Likely World Series Matchup

If newly acquired Yu Darvish matches Friday’s seven scoreless-inning, 10-strikeout performance in the playoffs and his Dodger teammate Clayton Kershaw is 100%, and the Astros’ line-up continues to hit anything like it did Friday when they scored 16 runs with all three starting All-Stars on the bench, it could be a great World Series clash. But look out for the Washington Nationals based on the OPS and ERA of their top 11 players.

Jason Castro, Luke Gregerson, Luis Valbuena, Marwin Gonzalez

AL’s Wild Wild-Card Race Sees a Half Dozen Teams Fighting for Last Playoff Spot

The Houston Astros, the only team with three of the top 11 players in MLB, appeared to get knocked off the “wild card” island with the worst start to a game in the history of baseball — only to recover to pound the Baltimore Orioles 31-8 the rest of the weekend to pull within 4 ½ games of the Orioles, Mariners, Royals, Tigers and Yankees for the last playoff spot.

One of Houston Astros ‘Killer Bs’ Inducted Into Hall of Fame

This weekend the Houston Astros’ great, Craig Biggio, 5 foot 11, 185 pounds, number 44, was inducted into the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. He was elected with 82.7% of voters in his third run. Biggio was one of the famous “Killer Bs” of the Houston Astros.

St. Louis Cardinals GM: Hacking ‘Has No Place in Our Game’

St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak spoke with reporters regarding the FBI’s investigation of the Cardinals hacking the internal database of the Houston Astros. Mozeliak stated that hacking other teams’ databases has no place in Major League Baseball, but