• Astros' Verlander, Yanks' Severino square off for Game 2 of ALCS

    Astros' Verlander, Yanks' Severino square off for Game 2 of ALCS

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- On the heels of his first career relief appearance in Game 4 of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros right-hander Justin Verlander was certainly positioned to discuss how pitcher usage changes when the postseason commences.

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  • Keuchel strikes out 10, Astros beat Yanks 2-1 in ALCS opener
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    Keuchel strikes out 10, Astros beat Yanks 2-1 in ALCS opener

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Having done what he seemingly always does against a franchise he reverentially lauds as storied, Houston Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel was again left lacking for an explanation for his brilliance against the team in pinstripes with 27 World Series trophies back in the Bronx.

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  • Keuchel strikes out 10, Astros beat Yanks 2-1 in ALCS opener
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    Keuchel strikes out 10, Astros beat Yanks 2-1 in ALCS opener

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Dallas Keuchel continued his mastery of the New York Yankees, twirling seven shutout innings to pace the Houston Astros to a 2-1 victory on Friday night at Minute Maid Park in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.

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  • Altuve looks for more as Astros prepare for ALCS
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    Altuve looks for more as Astros prepare for ALCS

    HOUSTON (AP) Jose Altuve hit .346 to win the American League batting title for the second straight year before batting .533 in the ALDS to help the Houston Astros eliminate the Boston Red Sox.

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  • Peacock embraces last chance with powerful Astros
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    Peacock embraces last chance with powerful Astros

    HOUSTON (AP) When Brad Peacock headed to spring training with the Houston Astros in February, he was so worried he wouldn't make team that he told his then-pregnant wife, Stephanie, that he might end up playing in Japan this season.

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  • 200 Again: Astros 2B Altuve has 4th straight 200-hit season
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    200 Again: Astros 2B Altuve has 4th straight 200-hit season

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has reached 200 hits for the fourth season in a row.

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  • Valbuena helps Angels end skid with 7-5 win over Astros
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    Valbuena helps Angels end skid with 7-5 win over Astros

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Brandon Phillips and Justin Upton homered and drove in two runs apiece, and Luis Valbuena also had two RBIs in the Los Angeles Angels' 7-5 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.

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  • White Sox bullpen covers 8 2/3 innings to beat Astros
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    White Sox bullpen covers 8 2/3 innings to beat Astros

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Once a lingering blister issue felled his starter just 20 pitches into the game, Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria began making regular trips between the visiting dugout and the mound.

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  • White Sox bullpen covers 8 2/3 innings to beat Astros
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    White Sox bullpen covers 8 2/3 innings to beat Astros

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Chris Volstad pitched effectively in emergency relief, and six additional relievers chipped in as the Chicago White Sox averted a series sweep with a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night at Minute Maid Park.

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  • Astros' Keuchel starts finale vs. White Sox

    Astros' Keuchel starts finale vs. White Sox

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Astros manager A.J. Hinch balks at using any one-game performance as a referendum on postseason roster spots or roles, but as Houston's regular season draws to a close, it is difficult to avoid assessing every individual effort through the prism of future opportunities.

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  • Peacock, Gurriel lead Astros over White Sox 4-3
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    Peacock, Gurriel lead Astros over White Sox 4-3

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- When a national publication this week highlighted the struggles Houston Astros right-hander Brad Peacock endures while working a third time through a batting order, it apparently served as a bit of motivation -- not necessarily for Peacock, but for manager A.J. Hinch.

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  • Peacock, Gurriel lead Astros over White Sox 4-3
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    Peacock, Gurriel lead Astros over White Sox 4-3

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Brad Peacock staked his claim to a slot in the postseason rotation, working six strong innings as the Houston Astros held off the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park.

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  • Astros host White Sox, continue pursuit of AL's best record

    Astros host White Sox, continue pursuit of AL's best record

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Astros manager A.J. Hinch was quick to joke that his team appreciated the scheduled off day it enjoyed Monday, one that came on the heels of Houston claiming the American League West title on Sunday, allowing the revelry to linger a bit longer.

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  • Altuve homers, Astros top White Sox 3-1 for 5th straight
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    Altuve homers, Astros top White Sox 3-1 for 5th straight

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- With the Astros having already lost Carlos Correa and Jake Marisnick to significant thumb injuries this season, the last thing Houston manager A.J. Hinch wanted to see was All-Star center fielder George Springer putting his hand at risk on a daring play at the plate.

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  • Altuve homers, Astros top White Sox 3-1 for 5th straight
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    Altuve homers, Astros top White Sox 3-1 for 5th straight

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Jose Altuve matched his career high for home runs, and a four-man bullpen turned in an exceptional performance in the Houston Astros' 3-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.

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