• Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays
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    Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays

    HOUSTON (AP) Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night.

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  • Lowly Orioles shoot for series win at Astros

    Give the undermanned Baltimore Orioles credit: They are giving one of baseball's best teams quite a fight.

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  • Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1
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    Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1

    HOUSTON (AP) After dropping three straight games by one run, the Baltimore Orioles finally got some timely hitting and a nice defensive play to end their skid.

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  • Astros hope to build on bullpen boost vs. Orioles

    With their bullpen running on fumes in the aftermath of a seven-game road trip that featured two extra-inning victories and four wins by two runs or fewer, the Astros uncovered a pitching hero in the most unlikely of places Friday in the opener of their three-game series against Baltimore.

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  • Straw's 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7
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    Straw's 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7

    SEATTLE (AP) Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel's sacrifice fly, and the Houston Astros outlasted the pesky Seattle Mariners 8-7 Thursday night in the longest game of the season by innings for both teams.

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  • Leake tosses gem, Mariners hit 5 HRs in 14-1 win over Astros
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    Leake tosses gem, Mariners hit 5 HRs in 14-1 win over Astros

    SEATTLE (AP) After weeks of being on the wrong end of several ugly routs, the Seattle Mariners finally enjoyed a laugher of their own.

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  • Bregman, Astros beat Mariners 11-5 for 5th straight win
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    Bregman, Astros beat Mariners 11-5 for 5th straight win

    SEATTLE (AP) Alex Bregman had two hits and three RBIs, and seven other Astros drove in at least one run as Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 11-5 Tuesday night for its fifth straight win.

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  • M's set to skip Kikuchi's turn vs. Astros

    The Seattle Mariners decided against an abbreviated start for left-hander Yusei Kikuchi against the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

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  • Astros beat Athletics 6-4 in 12 innings for 3-game sweep
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    Astros beat Athletics 6-4 in 12 innings for 3-game sweep

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Rookie Myles Straw has got off to a running start in his second stint in the big leagues.

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  • Verlander takes share of majors' wins lead, shuts down A's
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    Verlander takes share of majors' wins lead, shuts down A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Justin Verlander could hardly fathom his name being mentioned in the same breath as Cy Young.

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  • Verlander takes share of majors' wins lead, shuts down A's
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    Verlander takes share of majors' wins lead, shuts down A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitching the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Saturday night.

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  • MLB to keep monitoring netting issue after child is hit
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    MLB to keep monitoring netting issue after child is hit

    HOUSTON (AP) Major League Baseball says it will keep examining its policy on protective netting at stadiums a day after a young fan was struck by a foul ball and hospitalized.

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  • Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros
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    Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros

    HOUSTON (AP) Kyle Hendricks pitched eight strong innings, Kyle Schwarber homered for the second straight game and Kris Bryant added a solo shot in his return to the lineup to help the Chicago Cubs avoid a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

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  • Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros
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    Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros

    HOUSTON (AP) Kyle Hendricks pitched eight strong innings, Kyle Schwarber homered for the second straight game and Kris Bryant added a solo shot in his return to the lineup to help the Chicago Cubs avoid a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

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  • Houston's Correa out for 4-6 weeks with fractured rib
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    Houston's Correa out for 4-6 weeks with fractured rib

    HOUSTON (AP) Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has a fractured rib that will keep him out 4-6 weeks.

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