Astros Headed Back To ALCS For 3rd Straight Season After Beating Rays In Game 5Gerrit Cole and the Astros defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Thursday night at Minute Maid Park to win their American League Divisional Series three games to two.
Masterful Justin Verlander Leads Astros To ALDS Game 1 Win Vs RaysVerlander allowed just a soft single in seven shutout innings. He struck out eight and improved to 8-0 in 12 career ALDS appearances.
Odor's HR Pulls Rangers Up Past Wild Card-Leading Rays 10-9Odor hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh, after the Rays had two runners picked off in the top of the inning.
AL Wild-Card Leader Tampa Bay Beats Rangers 5-3 In 11 InningsAustin Meadows tied the game with a two-run homer in the eighth before the Rays were helped by the two errors on the same play in the 11th of a 5-3 win Tuesday night.
Snell Has 12 Strikeouts In 6 Innings. Rays Beat Rangers 6-2Blake Snell struck out 12 over six innings for just his second win in 10 starts and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Sunday.
Rangers Shut Out Rays For 6th Straight Win 5-0Lance Lynn struck out 10 over eight innings of three-hit ball, and the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 Friday night for their season-best sixth-consecutive win.
Baseball Report: MLB On Pace To Smash Season Home Run RecordThe home runs keep flying, with Major League teams hitting them out at a rate that far exceeds the 2017 record-setting season.
Baseball Report: Clayton Kershaw Returns For DodgersClayton Kershaw looked good in season debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers after dealing with shoulder inflammation in Spring Training.
Astros Prevail As Justin Verlander Outduels Cy Young Award Winner Blake SnellThe Astros star delivered, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 in a rare season-opening matchup between pitchers who finished first and second in balloting for the Cy Young Award.
Rangers Trade Profar To A's In 3-Team DealRangers GM Jon Daniels said all four players coming to the Rangers are at the upper levels of the minor leagues and knocking on the door of the big leagues.
Beltre Homers But Surging Rays Sweep RangersAdrian Beltre hit his 13th homer of the season for the last-place Rangers.
Glasnow Limits Rangers To 2 Infield Singles In Rays' 3-0 WinTyler Glasnow allowed two infield singles in six innings for the hard-throwing right-hander's first American League win, 3-0 over the Texas Rangers.
Astros Beat Rays 1-0 For 11th Straight Road WinLance McCullers pitched seven strong innings, Jake Marisnick homered and the Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 Thursday night for their 11th straight victory away from home.
MLB's Worst Teams Have Reasons For Hope, Including RangersSome MLB teams are already looking to next season and beyond, but even their fans have something to be hopeful about.
Jake Faria Gets First Win Since July As Rays Beat Rangers 4-2Jake Faria won for the first time since July 25, allowing one run over six innings to lead the Rays over Cole Hamels and the Rangers by a score of 4-2 on Wednesday.