Verlander, Altuve Lead Astros To 12-4 Win Over RangersJustin Verlander followed a two-run first inning with five no-hit innings and José Altuve hit Houston's franchise-record ninth grand slam of the season as the Astros beat the Rangers 12-4 on Sunday.
Astros With 2 In 11th Beat Rangers 7-6, Avoid 3rd Loss In A RowWhile Jose Altuve had the tiebreaking two-out double in the 11th inning, he gave most of the credit to George Springer for putting the Houston Astros ahead for good.
Rangers Recap: Rangers Rally From 4 Down To Beat Astros 9-8 On Santana HitDanny Santana had already hit one of the five home runs by the Texas Rangers. With a chance to win the game with two outs in the ninth inning, he lined a ball up the middle and then saw Houston center fielder George Springer on a full sprint toward the ball.
Lynn Gets MLB-Best 12th Win As Rangers Beat Astros 5-0Lance Lynn matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven stellar innings for his major league-best 12th victory and the Texas Rangers beat the AL West-leading Houston Astros 5-0 in the only game Thursday night when Major League Baseball resumed after the All-Star break.
Astros All-Star Pitcher Justin Verlander Goes Off On MLB Over 'Juiced Baseballs Turning Game Into A Joke'Verlander, who has been giving up homers routinely this season, says he believes a "juiced ball" is the reason.
Astros' Justin Verlander To Start All-Star Game For AL, Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu For NLJustin Verlander of the Astros will be making his second All-Star start on Tuesday night. Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Dodgers will make his first All-Star Game start for the National League.
Odor's Homer Sends Rangers Past Twins 4-1 In 11 InningsRougned Odor's three-run homer in the 11th inning gave the Texas Rangers a 4-1 win against the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
Attorney: Girl Hit By Foul Ball During Astros Game Suffered Skull Fracture, SeizuresAn attorney for the family of a 2-year-old girl struck by a foul ball during a game last month between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros said Wednesday that the girl suffered a skull fracture and had seizures.
Safety Netting Issue Back To Forefront In MLB After Child Stuck By Ball, League Says Will 'Keep Examining Its Policy'The girl was hit during Wednesday night's game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston, an incident MLB called "extremely upsetting."
Cubs' Albert Amora Jr. Distraught After Hitting Young Girl With Foul Ball In Houston; Child RecoveringA young fan at Wednesday night's game between the Cubs and Astros was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr., shaking up the Chicago center fielder.
3 Astros Stars Out With Injuries, Carlos Correa's Fractured Rib Due To MassageCarlos Correa is now out 4 to 6 weeks with a fractured rib. He joins Jose Altuve and George Springer on the list of stars out of the Astros lineup due to injury.
Career Minor Leaguer Jack Mayfield Gets First Hit, RBI In Major League Debut In Astros 6-5 Win Against CubsAfter 600 games in seven minor league seasons, Jack Mayfield hit a double in the second and got his first RBI on a groundout in Houston's five-run third inning.
Baseball Report: Dodgers' Cody Bellinger Continues His Hot StreakCody Bellinger, the Dodgers' right fielder, is batting over .400 and leading MLB in any number of hitting categories.
Springer's 5 Hits, 2 HRs Lead Astros Over Rangers 15-5George Springer was 5 for 5 with four RBIs and a pair of home runs that increased total to an AL-high 15, leading the Houston Astros to a 15-5 rout over Texas on Sunday and a four-game sweep of the Rangers.
Cole's 12 Ks, Díaz's Slam Help Astros Top Rangers 11-4Gerrit 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.