Rangers Become 1st Team To Sweep Astros This Year, Win 4-3Jurickson Profar hit a go-ahead double deflected by the pitcher and stayed in despite getting kicked in the face as the Texas Rangers became the first team to sweep Houston this year, beating the Astros 4-3 Sunday.
Odor Hits 2 Home Runs, Rangers Beat Astros 7-3Rougned Odor hit two home runs, including one inside-the-park, and went 5-for-5 as the Texas Rangers beat Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros 7-3 on Saturday.
Astros Acquire Catcher Maldonado In Trade With AngelsThe Astros acquired catcher Martin Maldonado from the Angels on Thursday for left-hander Patrick Sandoval and $250,000 in international signing bonus pool allocation.
Tigers Rough Up Verlander In 6-3 Win Over AstrosThe Detroit Tigers hammered four home runs and snapped a six-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
Astros Send Former Closer Ken Giles To Triple-AManager A.J. Hinch came to the mound to take out Giles and the television broadcast caught him appearing to curse at Hinch right after he walked by him on his way off the field.
"Zoo Behind The Plate" Puts Astros Over A's In 11th InningAlex Bregman's tapper just in front of the plate in the 11th inning led to a bizarre sequence to end the game, as a throwing error handed the Astros a 6-5 win over the Athletics.
Gattis' Sac Fly In 10th Lifts Astros Over Rangers 5-4The Rangers blew a 4-0 lead against their division rivals who swept the short two-game series in Arlington.
Astros Get Another Road Win With 5-3 Victory Over RangersDallas Keuchel struck out seven batters and allowed only two runs over seven innings, winning for only the second time in his last nine starts, as the Astros beat the Rangers by a score of 5-3.