Astros Clinch AL West With 7-1 Win Over MarinersVerlander struck out 10 over seven innings in his first home start for Houston, Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez homered in a big fifth inning and the Astros clinched the American League West with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners
Verlander Officially Introduced In Houston After TradeJustin Verlander only had about 30 minutes to decide whether to accept a trade the Astros. In the end, he figured that he couldn't pass up a chance to join the team with the American League's best record.
Astros Return To Houston For 1st Game Since HarveyBaseball returned to Houston on Saturday with the Astros giving the flood-ravaged city a few hours of entertainment at the end of a terrible and trying week.
Astros Boost Rotation With Trade For VerlanderThe Houston Astros acquired Justin Verlander in a trade with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night, just before the deadline for having players eligible for postseason play.
Rangers Drop Final Game To Astros; Lose Beltre To Hamstring InjuryThe Rangers lost more than just the game on Thursday afternoon.
Beltre Leaves Game With Strained Left HamstringRangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has left Wednesday's game with an undisclosed injury.
Kahn: The Astros And Hurricane HarveyA baseball game won't fix Houston's problems. But it will help.
Cashner Shuts Down Astros; Napoli Homers In Rangers' 8-1 WinNapoli's homer off Dallas Keuchel (11-3) capped a six-run fourth inning for Texas, which has won two straight following a three-game skid.
Rangers Announce Hurricane Relief Initiatives For Weekend SeriesThe Texas Rangers Wednesday announced several more initiatives to assist the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Astros To Return Home Saturday To Face The MetsThe Houston Astros are coming home and will open a three-game series against the New York Mets on Saturday.
Jeff Banister Blasts People Bickering Over Rangers-Astros SeriesRangers manager Jeff Banister blasted the bickering between Rangers and Astros fans over the series being played in Tampa Bay.
Choo Paces Rangers' 12-2 Rout Of Astros In FloridaShin-Soo Choo homered and drove in four runs, backing the strong pitching of Martin Perez, ironically helping Texas move ahead of Tampa Bay in the AL wild-card standings while playing in the Rays' ballpark.