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Watch: Astros' Alex Bregman hits two Mother's Day homers in front of mom

Houston Astros star infielder Alex Bregman smacked two home runs while his mother was in the stands during a win against the Texas Rangers on Mother's Day in Houston....

Watch: Astros' Alex Bregman hits two Mother's Day homers in front of mom

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Bregman homers twice as Astros rally past Cubs 9-6 HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman homered twice, his second a tiebreaking two-run shot in the sixth inning that propelled the injury-weakened Houston Astros to a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night that gave manager AJ Hinch his 500th career victory. Bregman, who is tied for the American League...
09:17, 05/29/2019

Bregman, Bregman HRs lead Miley, Astros over Angels 5-2 Alex Bregman hit his career-high 32nd homer and Wade Miley earned his seventh straight win as the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Angels 5-2       ...
05:34, 08/25/2019

Springer 5 hits, 2 homers as Astros romp 15-5, sweep Rangers HOUSTON (AP) — George 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. Alex Bregman also homered twice and tied his career high with five RBIs as the...
03:17, 05/13/2019

Watch: Yordan Alvarez makes Astros history, homers in first two games Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez became the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two games, going deep in a win against the Milwaukee Brewers in Houston....
00:17, 06/13/2019

Watch: Zack Greinke wins first game for Astros, Yuli Gurriel homers twice Zack Greinke picked up his first win for the Houston Astros and Yuli Gurriel hit two of his team's four homers in an 11-6 win against the Colorado Rockies....
15:34, 08/07/2019

Bregman, Astros beat Mariners 11-5 for 5th straight win 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 for its fifth straight win        ...
08:17, 06/05/2019

Springer, Bregman propel Astros to 6-2 victory over Angels George Springer and Alex Bregman homered, Wade Miley pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2       ...
07:51, 07/19/2019

Alex Bregman Fielded A Grounder With His Face Baseball’s back! One game, anyway. Lance Lynn, having the best season of his career at age 32, struck out 11 and became MLB’s first pitcher to 12 wins as the Rangers beat the Astros 5-0 Thursday night. And Alex Bregman put the lie to that old John McGraw quote....
19:34, 07/12/2019

Bregman's grand slam powers Astros past Angels in Mexico Alex Bregman hit a grand slam, his third homer during a two-game series in Mexico, and the Houston Astros blew out the Los Angeles Angels for the second straight day, 10-4        ...
04:51, 05/06/2019

Watch: Carlos Correa hits first grand slam, Astros snap Cardinals' winning streak The Houston Astros snapped the St. Louis Cardinals' six-game winning streak and Carlos Correa hit his first career grand slam in an 8-2 triumph Saturday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis....
11:51, 07/29/2019

Goldschmidt homers again as Cardinals beat Astros 5-3 Paul Goldschmidt homers again as St. Louis Cardinals beat Houston Astros 5-3 to take over first place in NL Central       ...
15:51, 07/27/2019

MLB roundup: Astros bash 7 homers, hammer A's Houston battered Oakland pitching for 11 runs on 12 hits -- six of them home runs -- in the first two innings as the Astros hammered the visiting Athletics 15-0 to set a franchise record for home wins on Monday night....
07:17, 09/10/2019

Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with 4-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers homered off Justin Verlander, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of two errors by the Houston Astros to avoid a series sweep with a 4-1 victory Sunday. Eduardo Rodriguez (5-3) held Houston to one run and four hits in six innings, improving to 5-1 in his last eight sta...
04:17, 05/27/2019

Reddick homers again as Astros beat Mariners 7-4 Josh Reddick homered for the second straight game and Alex Bregman had two hits and stole home to help the Houston Astros to a 7-4 win on over the Seattle Mariners       ...
08:00, 09/07/2019

Rookie Alvarez homers again, Astros top Blue Jays 7-2 HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez homered again and Jack Mayfield hit three doubles as Houston’s rookies delivered in a big way, leading the Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Saturday. Alvarez became the fourth player in major league history to hit four home runs in his first five games. Th...
02:34, 06/16/2019

Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers 10-8 Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit one of Houston's four home runs to become the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two major league games and lead the Astros to a 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers       ...
05:51, 06/12/2019

Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros’ 10-game win streak BOSTON (AP) — Michael Chavis pointed to a young boy in the press box, letting him know how impressed he was that a 5-year-old announced his name so well. Boston’s rookie sparkplug then stepped to the plate and gave the kid something extra to be excited about. Chavis homered on the next pitch a...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Reds hit 3 homers off Justin Verlander, beat Astros 4-3 CINCINNATI (AP) — Jesse Winker and Derek Dietrich homered off Justin Verlander in the first inning Tuesday night, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros that clinched their first series win in nearly a month. By taking the first two games, the Reds won a series for...
05:17, 06/19/2019

Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros' 10-game win streak Michael Chavis homered, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox averted a sweep against Houston with a 4-3 victory that snapped the Astros' 10-game winning streak        ...
00:00, 05/20/2019

Rookie Yordan Alvarez homers again, Astros top Blue Jays 7-2 Yordan Alvarez homered again and Jack Mayfield hit three doubles as Houston's rookies delivered in a big way, leading the Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2       ...
02:51, 06/16/2019

Yordan Alvarez belts 3 homers as Astros destroy Orioles BALTIMORE — Houston manager A. J. Hinch was awestruck by his team’s extraordinary display of power. The Astros aren’t showing any type of weakness heading into the final stretch of the season. Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit three of Houston’s six homers and drove in a career-high seven ...
11:35, 08/11/2019

Biggio homers, drives in 3 as Blue Jays beat Astros 6-4 Cavan Biggio and Teoscar Hernandez each hit a two-run home run, Clay Buchholz pitched into the sixth inning to win for the first time in more than a year, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 6-4       ...
03:17, 09/01/2019

Brantley homers in 13th, Astros rally past Mariners 11-9 Michael Brantley hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning to give the Houston Astros an 11-9 victory over the Seattle Mariners in a game they trailed by seven runs       ...
08:34, 09/06/2019

T-Mobile is treating mothers to some killer iPhone XS Max, Apple Watch, and Galaxy Watch deals T-Mobile doesn't need a special occasion to run special offers including free service lines for new and existing customers, as well as cool BOGO deals on the likes of the Galaxy S10e and massive trade-in discounts for Apple's latest iPhones, but at the same time, the "Un-carrier" isn't going to let ...
22:17, 05/06/2019

Tucson native Alex Verdugo homers again as Dodgers beat Phillies PHILADELPHIA – Former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had another big game for the Dodgers.  In Monday’s win, he’d have three hits, score three runs, smack 2 RBI’s and smack a home run. Here’s more: Former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had another...
11:51, 07/16/2019

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Yordan Alvarez gets the Astros front office talking Yordan Alvarez may be entering the Astros' plans. Should Zac Gallen be entering yours? Scott White addresses Carter Kieboom's and Nate Lowe's demotions and gives his top five prospects to stash....
16:00, 05/09/2019

A's rack up 25 hits, 6 HRs in 21-7 win over Astros Matt Olson and Sean Murphy both homered twice, and the Oakland Athletics tagged Wade Miley for seven runs in the first inning and scored a season high in a 21-7 rout of the Houston Astros on Tuesday....
07:00, 09/11/2019

Red Sox manager Alex Cora challenges front office to make moves before trade deadline Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora challenged president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski and the team's front office to make moves before the July 31 trade deadline....
18:17, 07/23/2019

Bell hits 2 of Pirates’ 4 homers in 7-2 win vs Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Josh Bell homered twice and drove in four, rookie Bryan Reynolds connected for the second straight night and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Diego Padres 7-2 on Saturday. Padres rookie left-hander Nick Margevicius (2-5) allowed four homers in four-plus innings. Bell has three ca...
10:17, 05/19/2019

Springer hits 17th HR, Astros top Red Sox for 9th straight W BOSTON (AP) — George Springer hit his American League-leading 17th home run and the Houston Astros continued their torrid month of May with their ninth straight victory, 3-1 over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Springer’s two-run shot in the eighth off Rick Porcello put the Astros up 2-1 a...
04:34, 05/18/2019

MLB roundup: Bryant hits three homers in Cubs' win Chicago's Kris Bryant slugged three home runs and drove in five runs, and the Cubs hit six homers in a 14-6 rout of the host Washington Nationals on Friday....
10:17, 05/18/2019

Bogaerts homers, has 3 hits as Red Sox defeat Angels 4-3 Xander Bogaerts had three hits, including a homer, and three RBIs as the Boston Red Sox wrapped up a successful road swing with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels       ...
05:34, 09/02/2019

Yanks get key hits off Astros’ gloves for 8th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles, both off third baseman Yuli Gurriel’s glove, and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 7-5 Saturday night for their eighth straight win. The Astros lost their seventh in a row in the matchup of AL division leader...
08:00, 06/23/2019

MLB roundup: Pirates' Bell hits three homers All-Star Josh Bell homered three times and drove in seven runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded out 23 hits Monday and pummeled the visiting Chicago Cubs 18-5....
13:00, 07/02/2019

MLB roundup: Reds' Dietrich hits three homers Derek Dietrich had a career-high three home runs and drove in six to lead the Cincinnati Reds to an 11-6 win against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Dietrich blasted two-run homers in the fourth, fifth and seventh innings....
08:34, 05/29/2019

MLB roundup: Astros' Verlander no-hits Jays Houston Astros right-hander Justin Verlander threw a no-hitter Sunday in a 2-0 win over the host Toronto Blue Jays, becoming one of just six major league pitchers with three or more no-hitters....
18:00, 09/02/2019

Rod Stewart poses with 4 mothers of his children: 'A mothers' reunion!' On the occasion of her 40th birthday, Kimberly Stewart posed alongside her rock legend dad, Sir Rod Stewart, her mother Alana, and two additional mothers of a handful more of Rod's children....
19:34, 08/23/2019

Renfroe hits 3 homers, Padres rally to stun Rox 16-12 in 12 DENVER (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit his third homer of the game in the 12th inning after Fernando Tatis Jr. tied it as part of a six-run rally in the ninth and the San Diego Padres stunned the Colorado Rockies 16-12 on Friday night. Tatis led off the 12th with a triple to deep center and scored on pinc...
10:00, 06/15/2019

Bell hits 2 of Pirates' 4 homers in 7-2 win vs Padres Josh Bell homered twice and drove in four runs, and rookie Bryan Reynolds connected for the second straight night to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-2 victory against the San Diego Padres        ...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Betts hits 3 homers off Paxton as Red Sox rout Yankees again Mookie Betts hit three home runs against James Paxton in the first four innings in a 10-5 rout over the New York Yankees, whose starting pitchers have stumbled this week in historic fashion       ...
15:51, 07/27/2019

Moustakas hits 2-run HR in 14th as Brewers beat Astros 6-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer during Milwaukee’s three-run 14th inning, and the Brewers struck out 15 times against Houston ace Justin Verlander before rallying for a 6-3 victory over the Astros on Wednesday night. Christian Yelich started the 14th with a single against roo...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Guerrero Jr. hits first 2 major league homers against Giants Guerrero homered twice to become the third-youngest player to hit his first two major league homers in the same game, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 Tuesday night....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Robinson Cano, Better Than Vintage, Hits 3 Homers in Mets’ Win Mired in his worst offensive season in the majors, Cano had what might have been the best game of his 15-year career. “It sort of feels good,” he said....
09:34, 07/24/2019

Lindor hits 2 of Cleveland's 4 homers in 5-2 win over Twins Francisco Lindor hit two of Cleveland's four home runs and the Indians defeated the Minnesota Twins 5-2        ...
04:51, 06/05/2019

Goodrum’s 2 homers, 5 hits lead Tigers past Braves 8-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Niko Goodrum homered twice and had a career-high five hits, Nicholas Castellanos and Grayson Greiner also went deep, and the Detroit Tigers romped to an 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Spencer Turnbull pitched into the seventh inning, allowing just five hits and o...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Cole K's 11, Marisnick has 3 hits as Astros beat Angels 11-2 Gerrit Cole struck out 11 over seven innings, Jake Marisnick had three hits amid a chorus of boos and the Houston Astros got back on track by beating the Los Angeles Angels 11-2       ...
09:17, 07/18/2019

Álvarez hits 2-run HR in MLB debut as Astros blank O's 4-0 Yordan Álvarez hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, Wade Miley pitched into the seventh inning before four relievers completed the six-hitter and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0       ...
00:51, 06/10/2019

Choi hits key double, Rays rally past Astros 9-8 Ji-Man Choi put Tampa Bay ahead with a two-run double in the seventh, Travis d'Arnaud homered and drove in four, and the Rays beat the Houston Astros 9-8 to avoid a three-game sweep       ...
02:51, 08/30/2019

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A day after striking out 18 times in an 8-7 loss to Il...
00:34, 06/02/2019

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Charlie Tilson’s first career homer was a grand slam in Chicago’s six-run sixth inning. A night afte...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Upton homers, Trout has 4 hits, Angels beat Blue Jays 10-5 TORONTO (AP) — Justin Upton homered on the first pitch he saw in his return from the injured list, Mike Trout had a solo homer among his four hits and the Los Angeles Angels used a seven-run second inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 Monday night. Shohei Ohtani and Kole Calhoun also connected ...
07:00, 06/18/2019

García homers, Duffy has 4 hits as Rays rout Padres 10-4 Avisaíl García had a two-run home run among his three hits and Matt Duffy had four hits and three RBIs for the Tampa Bay Rays, who benefited from a Padres bullpen meltdown in a 10-4 victory in their first game in San Diego since 2004       ...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Pujols' 3 hits, 3 RBIs power streaking Halos past Astros 9-6 Albert Pujols got three hits and drove in three runs, and the Angels remained unbeaten since the All-Star break with a 9-6 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros       ...
09:51, 07/16/2019

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. After Toronto walked Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez on four pitches with the bases loaded, Chirinos c...
05:51, 06/15/2019

Yordan Alvarez hits titanic home run as Houston Astros continue to overpower opponents Yordan Alvarez's blast is only the second ball ever to reach Minute Maid Park's upper deck as Houston outscores opponents 32-1 in 11-inning span.       ...
08:51, 09/10/2019

Jutanugarn hits the front at Ladies Scottish Open Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn shot a four-under 67 to take a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Ladies Scottish Open        ...
06:51, 08/13/2019

With Only 5 Lok Sabha Seats, Left Front Hits Historic Low Registering its worst poll performance in over six decades, the Left Front was virtually wiped off its bastions with the Lok Sabha poll results showing it managed just five seats across the country....
15:51, 05/24/2019

Assad hits a wall in Syrian war as front lines harden President Bashar al-Assad's assault in the northwest has been met with a painful rebel counterpunch that underlines Turkish resolve to keep the area out of his hands and shows why he will struggle to take back more of Syria by force....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Tucson native & Sahuaro High alum Alex Verdugo hits another homer against Red Sox BOSTON – Tucson native and former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo hit a home run at historic Fenway against the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Verdugo was 2-4 and continues to hit over .300. Here’s more: While the D-Backs won on Friday night … the LA Dodgers lost. Howe...
12:17, 07/13/2019

Watch: Athletics crush Astros with historic 21-7 win The Oakland Athletics became just the second team in MLB history to lose a game by 15 runs and win their next game against the same opponent by 14 runs with a 21-7 blowout of the Houston Astros....
21:34, 09/11/2019

Watch: Nationals hit four straight homers in win over Padres The Washington Nationals hit four consecutive home runs for the second time in three years in Sunday's 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres at Petco Park....
18:34, 06/10/2019

Watch: Cardinals beat Rockies with trio of two-run homers Marcell Ozuna, Paul DeJong and Dexter Fowler each recorded two-run homers for the St. Louis Cardinals only runs in a win against the Colorado Rockies at Busch Stadium....
20:00, 08/23/2019

JB Holmes hits the front at the Open amid agony for home hero Rory McIlroy • Holmes leads from Lowry with a string of big names well placed• Rory McIlroy reeling from nightmare round of 79“I don’t feel like I’m the centre of attention,” insisted Rory McIlroy before a ball was struck in this, the 148th Open Championship. Well, he is now – for reasons far removed from the fa...
23:17, 07/18/2019

Watch: Astros dominate Rays despite Justin Verlander ejection Houston Astros star Justin Verlander watched his double-digit strikeout streak come to an end before being ejected during a dominating victory against the Tampa Bay Rays....
18:51, 08/28/2019

Weekend Watch: Our takes on Pujols, Keuchel, Yankees-Astros and more Albert Pujols is back in St. Louis, Dallas Keuchel is back on the mound and the Yankees are back at full strength (or close to it). Here's what we expect to see....
16:51, 06/21/2019

Watch: Orioles beat Astros with walk-off homer after embarrassing loss The Baltimore Orioles recovered from Saturday's 23-2 loss to the Houston Astros with a walk-off win against the same team to close out a three-game series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards....
00:17, 08/13/2019

Watch: Astros' Michael Brantley records RBI double in return to Cleveland Houston Astros All-Star outfielder Michael Brantley received multiple standing ovations and hit an RBI double in Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game, his first game back in Cleveland since leaving the Indians last offseason....
18:17, 07/10/2019

Watch: Yankees' Cameron Maybin homers in fourth consecutive game New York Yankees outfielder Cameron Maybin became the first Yankees outfielder in nearly 30 years to hit home runs in four consecutive games with his latest blast....
17:51, 06/19/2019

Watch: Reds rookie Aristides Aquino sets record with 8th homers in 12 games Cincinnati Reds outfielder Astrides Aquino continues to be on fire to start his career, hitting a record eight home runs in his first 12 Major League Baseball games....
15:17, 08/13/2019

Watch: Astros star George Springer carted off after hitting head on wall Houston Astros star George Springer was carted off the field after hitting his head on the outfield wall during a loss to the Milwaukee Brewers in Milwaukee....
22:00, 09/04/2019

Watch: George Springer sets Astros' leadoff homer record vs. Tigers Center fielder George Springer set the franchise record for leadoff homers in a single season by belting his 10th game-opening bomb of the year in a win against the Detroit Tigers....
16:34, 08/21/2019

Watch: Astros' Tony Kemp makes diving, flipping catch vs. Pirates The Houston Astros were on the wrong end of a 10-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, but Tony Kemp provided one of the highlights of the game by making a diving and flipping catch during the setback....
09:00, 06/29/2019

Watch: Miles Mikolas gem, Tyler O'Neill homers lead Cardinals over Pirates St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas allowed eight hits and threw three strikeouts on 100 pitches in a shutout performance against the Pittsburgh Pirates....
18:17, 07/16/2019

Watch: Rangers' Joey Gallo homers on first pitch he sees in All-Star Game Texas Rangers center fielder Joey Gallo didn't take long to feel comfortable in his first career All-Star Game, hitting the first pitch he saw from Giants reliever Will Smith over the right-field wall for a home run....
18:17, 07/10/2019

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Watch: Alex Morgan scores USA's first goal at Women's World Cup Soccer star Alex Morgan scored the United States Women's National Team's first goal of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup just 12 minutes into a group stage match against Thailand Tuesday in Reims, France....
05:51, 06/12/2019

Watch a giant glacier collapse in front of two kayakers Andrew Hooper and Josh Bastyr were kayaking near Spencer Glacier in Alaska when they heard cracking noises. Moments later, the massive glacier collapsed right in front of them....
21:17, 08/17/2019

Watch Alex Rodriguez Predict His Future With Jennifer Lopez in 20-Year-Old Video As far as predictions go, Alex Rodriguez hit this one out of the park. In recently resurfaced, 1998 video from MLB Network's Intentional Talk, the former Yankees third baseman is......
21:17, 06/05/2019

Watch: Bruins' David Krejci makes miraculous save to rob Alex Pietrangelo of sure goal Boston Bruins forward David Krejci sprawled to prevent a sure goal from St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final....
07:51, 06/07/2019

Watch: Mets total score 9 runs on 11 hits on 9/11 The New York Mets totalled nine runs and 11 hits on Sept. 11 -- while wearing custom 9/11 shoes -- during a 9-0 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks....
13:34, 09/12/2019

| WATCH: Aftershock hits during earthquake news conference A strong earthquake has rattled a large swath of Southern California, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one during a news conference. WATCH NOW....
20:17, 07/05/2019

Watch: Marlins' Isan Diaz hits first homer during dad's interview One of the Miami Marlins' top prospects hit his first career homer run against the New York Mets while his dad was being interviewed in the seats at Citi Field....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Watch: Orioles SS Jonathan Villar unknowingly hits for cycle Baltimore Orioles shortstop Jonathan Villar hit for the cycle against the New York Yankees, but had to be notified of his achievement by his team's first base coach....
20:00, 08/06/2019

This week in tech history: The first Apple Watch hits stores At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, annive......
21:51, 04/28/2019

Watch: Rockies' Blackmon records 15 hits in four-game series Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon set a Major League record this weekend after recording 15 hits in a four-game series against the rival San Diego Padres....
17:17, 06/17/2019

Watch: Jackie Bradley Jr. hits longest Red Sox homer in Statcast era Outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. set a record for the longest home run by a Boston Red Sox player in Statcast history with a 476-foot moonshot during a win against the Colorado Rockies....
18:51, 08/28/2019

Watch: Cruise Ship Being Towed Nearly Hits Yacht In Venice A cruise ship narrowly missed a yacht while being towed out of Venice late Sunday, just a month after a collision there renewed the controversy over the giant vessels....
14:51, 07/08/2019

Watch: Oakland's Matt Chapman hits walk-off home run against Rays Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman's second walk-off home run of the season gave the Athletics a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bays at RingCentral Coliseum....
16:17, 06/21/2019

Watch: Emiliano Grillo hits hole-in-one at 2019 British Open Argentine golfer Emiliano Grillo made the first hole-in-one of the 2019 British Open on the 13th hole Thursday at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland....
01:34, 07/19/2019

Watch: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hits 424-foot bomb for first Toronto homer Toronto Blue Jays phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. swatted his first career home run in Toronto during a 6-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Rogers Centre....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Watch: Indians' Jose Ramirez hits walk-off homer against White Sox Slugger Jose Ramirez had the last word in the Cleveland Indians' latest win, belting a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Watch: Trea Turner hits for cycle, Nationals beat Rockies Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner hit for the cycle for the second time in his career during a win against the Colorado Rockies at Nationals Park....
00:00, 07/25/2019

Watch: This hacked Roomba swears every time it hits an object, and it’s hilarious Making robots swear for fun (and science) is far from a novelty on the internet. But this new video of a reprogrammed cleaning robot Roomba will still tickle your funny bone. This new gag comes from YouTuber Michael Reeves, who’s previously built a robot that shoots energy drinks when you’re tired a...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Watch: Brewers' Christian Yelich hits 30th home run of season Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich's two-run home run Monday night made him the first player in franchise history with 30 home runs before the All-Star Break....
15:00, 07/02/2019

Watch: Jose Ramirez hits two home runs in Indians' win over Royals After hitting just five home runs in his first 82 games this season, Cleveland Indians slugger Jose Ramirez hit two home runs against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
18:51, 07/05/2019

Watch: Padres' Hunter Renfroe hits walk-off grand slam against Dodgers Hunter Renfroe needed just one at-bat to decided the San Diego Padres' win against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He came through with a walk-off grand slam....
19:17, 05/06/2019

Watch: Brewers' Christian Yelich hits MLB-leading 17th homer against Phillies Milwaukee Brewers superstar Christian Yelich belted his league-leading 17th home run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
20:17, 06/12/2019

Carli Lloyd hits absurd field goal as Eagles, Ravens watch Perhaps NFL teams in desperate need of a kicker should give Carli Lloyd a call. The two-time US Women’s World Cup Champion nailed a no-doubter 55-yarder field goal Tuesday at a joint practice between the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens. “Unreal stuff,” Eagles kicker Jake Elliott...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Watch: Rajai Davis takes $243 Uber to stadium, hits homer in first Mets at-bat Rajai Davis took a two-hour Uber ride to the stadium before hitting a home run in his first at-bat for the New York Mets in a 6-1 win against the Washington Nationals....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Watch: Cincinnati Reds' Phillip Ervin records six hits in win over Colorado Rockies Cincinnati Reds left fielder Phillip Ervin tied a franchise record by recording six hits in the Reds' 17-9 victory over the Rockies on Saturday night....
17:34, 07/14/2019

Watch: Angels' Shohei Ohtani hits 429-foot bomb for first homer of 2019 Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani smoked a pitch for a 429-foot blast on his first home run of the season during a narrow win against the Minnesota Twins....
16:17, 05/14/2019

| US Independence Day | Earthquake hits California: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump praises military: 'The future belongs to us' | California desert town by epicentre of earthquake; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:17, 07/05/2019

Watch: White Sox's Yoan Moncada hits 458-foot homer in loss to Nationals Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada hit an absolute bomb in a loss to the Washington Nationals, clearing the fence with a 458-foot solo shot....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Watch: Cody Bellinger hits two home runs in Dodgers' walk-off win over Diamondbacks Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger hit two home runs, including a game-winning blast in the 10th inning, to give the Dodgers their fifth straight walk-off victory at Dodgers Stadium....
19:00, 07/04/2019

Watch: Mike Trout hits 425-foot bomb in Angels loss to Orioles Superstar Mike Trout provided the Los Angeles Angels' only run with a 425-foot home run to dead center field during a 5-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles....
16:51, 05/13/2019

Watch: Simone Biles hits historic triple-double move, wins U.S. title Team USA gymnastics phenom Simone Biles became the first person in history to attempt and land a triple-double dismount during her sixth all-around title victory at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships....
00:17, 08/13/2019

Watch: Yankees legend Mariano Rivera hits inside-the-park homer on Old-Timers' Day Retired New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera showed his skills with the bat by hitting an inside-the-park home run during his first Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium....
20:34, 06/24/2019

Watch: Cubs' Robel Garcia hits 454-foot homer into San Francisco's McCovey Cove Chicago Cubs second baseman Robel Garcia smacked a 454-foot homer into McCovey Cove for the first run of the game in a 5-4 loss to the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco....
18:17, 07/23/2019

| Catholic abuse hits Vatican | US presidential race: WATCH the top World news videos for today Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse | Montana governor in Democratic presidential race; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
12:34, 05/15/2019

| Dorian hits Carolina | US aims for post-Brexit UK deal: WATCH the top world news videos for today Dorian grazes Carolina coast, aims for Outer Banks | Mike Pence: As soon as Brexit is done, America is in; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
10:00, 09/06/2019

| Trump hits back at UK ambassador | Iran set to break nuclear deal: WATCH the top world news videos for today Donald Trump: The ambassador has not served the UK well | Analysis: Iran to break limits on enrichment; here are the top world news videos for today....
10:34, 07/08/2019

'Dukes of Hazzard' star Catherine Bach hits back after Casey Affleck said he couldn’t watch the ‘sexist’ show Catherine Bach is speaking out after Casey Affleck claimed his parents didn’t allow him or his brother Ben Affleck to watch “Dukes of Hazzard” growing up because it was “sexist.”...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Mothers who have abortions: what to do with TV’s third rail? Most women who terminate a pregnancy are already mothers – but we rarely see that on screen. Australian comedy The Letdown is the latest show to tackle the taboo“We got a beautiful email from a viewer last week,” says Sarah Scheller, co-creator of the ABC’s The Letdown. “It said, ‘That was my scenar...
05:51, 06/12/2019

More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help get treatment for those who need it....
23:17, 05/17/2019

Orangutan mothers tell infants where to go by scratching themselves When it’s time for an orangutan mother to move to a new part of the forest, she scratches her body to alert her infant while avoiding attracting predators...
02:17, 07/17/2019

‘GeneBragging’: why glamorous mothers are all over Instagram ‘Just wanted to share this snap of my hot grandma. Isn’t she gorgeous? And can you see the resemblance? #FamilyGoals’Name: #GeneBraggingAge: New for summer 2019. Continue reading......
17:17, 07/31/2019

Against compulsory MMR vaccination and for looking after new mothers | Letters Prof Arne Akbar, president of the British Society for Immunology, says compulsory vaccination is a blunt tool which could increase health inequities and alienate parents. Plus Prof Helen Stokes-Lampard and others call for a funded postnatal medical appointment at six to eight weeks specifically to a...
22:34, 09/13/2019

They may not have birthed their kids, but all mothers deserve to be celebrated Erin and Kelly Meek have adopted three children and fostered more than 20, but they still have a hard time connecting with Mother's Day.        ...
01:34, 05/11/2019

Thousands of mothers of disappeared march across Mexico Thousands of mothers of missing Mexicans are marching in cities across the country to mark Mexico’s Mothers’ Day and demand authorities find their children — or at least their bodies...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Prince Harry, Meghan pay tribute to all mothers Prince Harry and Meghan paid tribute to all mothers on Sunday, when the Duchess of Sussex's native United States celebrates Mother's Day, by honoring and celebrating "past, present, mothers-to-be and......
19:00, 05/12/2019

Folic acid seems to be essential for fathers-to-be as well as mothers With evidence building that folic acid is vital for healthy sperm, is it time to recommend that fathers-to-be supplement their diet with the vitamin?...
10:51, 08/02/2019

TLC’s ‘sMothered’ Cast: Meet the mothers and daughters Your latest reality TV obsession is here — TLC’s “sMothered.” Premiering Sunday at 10 p.m., the new reality show — co-produced by the New York Post — follows four mother-daughter pairs from across the country whose relationships are, uh, a bit close. Here’s your essential guide to the characte...
23:00, 06/05/2019

When Will America Save Black Mothers From Dying? Never, Without Us “I have taken trauma and turned it into triumph,” says Brittany “Tru” Kellman, founder of Jamaa Birth Village in Ferguson, Mo. At the age of 13, Kellman found herself in an unfamiliar city, running away from a violent home, and pregnant. At 37 weeks into her pregnancy, a physician decided to induce ...
02:17, 09/17/2019

These are some of the best and toughest cities for single mothers to live in 24/7 Wall St. reviewed factors such as income, housing, education and transportation to identify some of the best, worst cities for single moms.        ...
21:51, 08/31/2019

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though her age meant she was considered a high-risk pregnancy, she was left alone for several hours without...
09:17, 06/17/2019

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers had attained....
03:34, 06/29/2019

In defense of women's and mothers' choice to work In a recent piece in the New York Times, the Washington Examiner's Helen Andrews argued that the American family is in crisis. “[B]y making it easier for women to pursue success in the workplace," she wrote, "we have made it harder for them to do anything else.”...
06:17, 05/16/2019

Kraft has a special offer for mothers this weekend With Mother’s Day on Sunday, Kraft, the purveyors of boxed mac and cheese, is hoping to do more for Mothers this year. The company has offered to pay up to $100 for mothers to hire a babysitter on Mother’s Day. Kraft says mothers just need to upload a picture of the receipt or a signed n...
09:00, 05/08/2019

These are some of the best and toughest US cities to live in for single mothers 24/7 Wall St. reviewed factors such as income, housing, education and transportation to identify some of the best, worst cities for single moms.       ...
23:17, 08/31/2019

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own. Scores of children born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the procedure....
19:34, 08/21/2019

Few teen mothers with contraceptive implants also use condoms (Reuters Health) - Teen mothers are much less likely to use condoms when they have long-acting contraceptive implants like intrauterine devices (IUDs) than peers using other types of birth control, a U.S. study suggests....
01:17, 05/22/2019

‘Catastrophic’ healthcare costs put mothers and newborns at risk Pregnant women are putting their lives and their babies at risk because of “catastrophic” and prohibitive healthcare costs before, during and after childbirth, UNICEF said on Monday....
19:34, 06/03/2019

Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more (Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don't get this extra help, a small experiment suggests....
18:51, 07/04/2019

Burdened at home, some physician mothers consider career change (Reuters Health) - Like many working mothers, female physicians with kids often handle most housework and childcare duties, and the high burden of domestic duties prompts some to consider a career change, a new study suggests....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
01:51, 05/11/2019

Migraine in pregnancy linked with complications for mothers and babies (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women with migraine headaches are more likely to develop complications, and their babies are at higher risk for complications early after birth, too, a large study from Denmark suggests....
04:17, 06/26/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
06:34, 05/11/2019

Mothers Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
18:34, 05/09/2019

Tina Knowles "Annoying" Beyoncé Is a Mood for Mothers and Daughters Everywhere Now matter how old or famous you get, you're not immune from being annoyed by your mom. Case in point: Beyoncé and Tina Knowles. As we've learned in recent years,......
20:00, 06/27/2019

Japan Is Among the Hardest Countries for Working Mothers. These Families Want to Change That. Men in Japan do fewer hours of domestic work than in any other wealthy nation. Mothers and fathers there told us how they’ve managed to buck the norm....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Here Is Joe Biden's 1981 Op-Ed That Sure Seems to Suggest Mothers Shouldn't Work Outside the Home On Wednesday night, Kirsten Gillibrand got into it with Joe Biden, whose decades-long record is basically a menu of terrible shit that is very worth getting into it over. The topic was Biden’s lone opposition to expanding a childcare tax credit while in the Senate in 1981, and a companion op-ed he w...
01:17, 08/02/2019

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks....
16:34, 07/07/2019

Whale mothers and calves whisper to avoid attracting predators Southern right whale mothers and calves communicate with one another using quiet moo-like calls to avoid attracting predators such as killer whales and sharks...
21:34, 07/11/2019

Elvie’s sleek tech for new mothers is breaking taboos in women’s health Five years ago, global funding for the femtech sector had barely reached $100 million total. But now the femtech industry is set to see a huge increase with more than $400 million funneling in — the largest amount of funding the industry has ever received. This is long overdue. historically, femtech...
16:17, 07/17/2019

Mothers rally as Hong Kong’s divide shows no sign of closing Hong Kong’s political divisions show no sign of closing as students rebuffed an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rallied in support of young protesters...
05:17, 07/06/2019

Happy Mothers Day 2019: Quotes, Wishes, Photos, Images, SMS, Messages Happy Mother's Day 2019: To wish and greet your mother on this special day, here are some Mother's Day messages, quotes, SMS, photos, images, messages, greetings, SMS, Whatsapp and Facebook status....
16:17, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong mothers march in support of anti-extradition students Thousands of mothers marched in Hong Kong on Friday in support of students who have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
16:34, 07/05/2019

Mothers' work with solvents tied to higher autism risk for kids (Reuters Health) - Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
22:51, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Mothers' Day surprise helps Walmart in Mexico to profit jump Walmart de Mexico, Mexico's largest retailer, on Thursday reported a nearly 10% jump in second-quarter net profit, beating expectations as higher traffic partly attributed to Mother's Day and the summer season boosted sales....
02:51, 07/19/2019

A child raised by many mothers: What we can learn about parenthood from an indigenous group in Brazil Indigenous children are raised to develop high autonomy from a young age, a valuable skill in adulthood. That allows them to be surprisingly agile and strong, as well as familiar with their surroundings....
21:34, 09/06/2019

Who Can Adopt These Navajo Children? A Tale of Two Mothers and a Bitter Constitutional Fight Is a law meant to protect the best interests of Native American children based on the child’s tribal ties or on race? A federal appeals court is deciding whether to strike it down....
12:00, 06/05/2019

WLTM other lonely mothers – could a friendship app transform the lives of single parents? Single parents say they face a particular kind of isolation – especially when the world of parenting apps is dominated by ‘nuclear families’. One single mother has set out to change thatI became pregnant at 21. It wasn’t planned. I was weeks away from my dissertation deadline, in the final months of...
14:51, 05/01/2019

Reclaiming Our Birthright: Latham Thomas Is Protecting the Birthing Experience for Black Mothers When Latham Thomas was preparing to give birth to her son, she knew she wanted the holistic birthing experience her Oakland, Calif., upbringing inspired, but the then-recent Columbia University graduate had no idea where to begin....
07:01, 09/06/2019

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province....
19:34, 05/25/2019

Eating Disorders Linked To Long-Term Depression Risk For Mothers: Study If you are a pregnant woman, without a saying, you must keep a close watch on what you eat. This is because any kind of eating disorder and body image concerns before or during pregnancy may lead to......
12:51, 05/14/2019

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, northern Tennessee.Dawn Moore had a horrible day becaus...
11:17, 05/27/2019

Blackmon has 4 hits, Desmond hits slam as Rockies top Padres DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon finished with four hits for the third straight game, Ian Desmond hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 14-8 on Saturday night in another wild Coors Field game. Blackmon became the first Rockies player to have three ...
12:00, 06/16/2019

Nashville apartment fire kills baby, injures 5 children, while mothers were at nightclub, investigators say An early morning fire on Sunday killed an eight-month-old baby and injured five small children in Tennessee, while their mothers were at a nightclub, authorities said. ...
05:17, 07/08/2019

Mothers Of Rohit Vemula, Payal Tadvi Move Court Over Campus Caste Bias Mothers of Payal Tadvi and Rohith Vemula who had committed suicide over alleged caste discrimination, have moved a petition in the Supreme Court seeking directions for strict measures to end caste......
02:51, 08/29/2019

With a New Baby, Sponsor and Mission, Olympian Allyson Felix Is in the Race to Save Black Mothers When runner Allyson Felix read fellow Olympian Alysia Montaño’s explosive Mother’s Day op-ed in the New York Times, calling out Nike for the lack of support and protection it offered to its sponsored female athletes in the event of pregnancy, it struck a chord. After all, aside from both being world...
07:51, 08/02/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Thousands of families to take to London's streets to demand urgent action on climate change A mother whose daughter died from an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution will join thousands of families with young children in a rally demanding urgent action on climate change....
07:51, 05/12/2019

Revealed: New £1bn London HQ of Goldman Sachs - which boasts resting rooms for tired bankers, lactation suites for mothers, a nursery and pre-school Goldman Sachs's new £1 billion London headquarters is full of family-friendly features, including lactation suites for new mothers, a nursery with pet fish and a climbing wall, and "resting rooms" for tired bankers....
14:00, 06/28/2019

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them from violent competitors and dash the chances of other males by charging them while they are at it....
02:51, 05/21/2019

'Mothers come in all different forms:' These celebrity odes to mamas will make you cry Gabrielle Union, Chrissy Teigen, Justin Timerblake, Hilaria Baldwin and more celebrities shared touching messages about motherhood.        ...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Rosamund Kissi-Debrah whose daughter died of asthma attack linked to air pollution joins hundreds at London climate rally The mother of Ella Kissi-Debrah, who died of an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution, told a climate rally her daughter died a "very horrible death"....
23:00, 05/12/2019

Dodgers rip 4 homers in 6-3 win over Phillies LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy, Joc Pederson, Corey Seager and Enriquè Hernàndez homered, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night in the opener of a series matching the National League’s two best teams. The West-leading Dodgers improved to...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Narváez homers in Mariners’ 9-2 win over A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Omar Narváez hit a two-run homer, J.P. Crawford drove in three runs after coming off the injured list earlier in the day, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 9-2 on Friday night. Narváez finished with three hits and scored three times. Mallex Smith also homered...
07:51, 06/15/2019

Red eye: Astros rail against MLB for schedule Outfielder Josh Reddick railed against MLB for scheduling the Astros for a night game in Anaheim ahead of Friday's home game vs. the Rangers. Said manager A.J. Hinch: "It'll be brutal."...
14:34, 07/19/2019

MLB roundup: Syndergaard homers in 1-0 shutout Noah Syndergaard did it all for the New York Mets on Thursday afternoon, as the right-hander tossed a four-hitter and produced the game's only run with a third-inning homer in a 1-0 win over the visiting Cincinnati Reds....
07:51, 05/03/2019

Holt homers in 9th to lift Red Sox to 5-4 win vs Padres Brock Holt homered on All-Star closer Kirby Yates' first pitch of the ninth inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory against the San Diego Padres       ...
15:00, 08/25/2019

For the Yankees, 6 Homers and a 6-Run Lead Aren’t Enough Jordy Mercer capped a six-run comeback with a game-winning single off Chance Adams in the ninth inning, as the Tigers overcame another onslaught by the Yankees in a 12-11 victory on Tuesday night....
09:02, 09/11/2019

Astros' Correa has fractured rib, out 4-6 weeks Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who is hitting .295 with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs this season, is expected to miss four to six weeks with a fractured rib....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Tellez homers twice as Jays dump Red Sox 10-3 Marcus Stroman has been saddled with little run support in most of his starts this season. Rowdy Tellez made sure that wasn't the case Tuesday night....
08:17, 05/22/2019

Leake tosses gem, Mariners hit 5 HRs in 14-1 win over Astros SEATTLE (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion capped Seattle’s seven-run sixth inning with a three-run homer, Mike Leake pitched his first complete game since 2015 and the Mariners stopped a four-game losing streak Wednesday night with a 14-1 rout of the Houston Astros. Seattle won for just the fourth time...
08:34, 06/06/2019

MLB roundup: Betts homers in 1st, 15th as Red Sox win Mookie Betts' two-out home run in the top of the 15th inning snapped a tie and lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 7-6 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night/Saturday morning in Anaheim, Calif....
17:17, 08/31/2019

Dodgers outslug Cubs with 4 homers to win 7-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger, Max Muncy and David Freese hit two-run homers to back Clayton Kershaw as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series. The NL West-leading Dodgers rallied from a 3-0 deficit after Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryan...
07:17, 06/14/2019

Astros extend win streak to 6 with 8-1 win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Aledmys Diaz, Robinson Chirinos, Jake Marisnick and Alex Bregman homered for Houston, and the Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Monday night, extending their winning streak to six games. Brad Peacock (4-2) allowed a run and three hits in five innings for Houston, which has won nin...
07:17, 05/14/2019

MLB roundup: Astros top Red Sox for 10th straight win Tyler White capped a five-run first inning with a two-run double, and Josh James delivered three scoreless innings of relief as the Houston Astros defeated the host Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Saturday at Fenway Park to extend their winning streak to 10....
07:51, 05/19/2019

MLB roundup: Ohtani homers in Angels' win Tommy La Stella went 3-for-5, hitting what proved to be the game-winning home run in the sixth inning, and Shohei Ohtani hit his first home run of the season to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night in Minneapolis....
07:17, 05/14/2019

Aaron Judge’s value to Yankees is so much more than homers SEATTLE — This is a Yankees truth: When Aaron Judge is going well, everything seems better around the team. The mood is brighter. There is more of a sense of ferocity to the lineup. Just a lot more smiles around the ballclub. There is a special energy Judge brings, everything from the postgame music...
12:17, 08/28/2019

Gurriel, Cole help Astros to 5-1 win over Pirates HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel and Alex Bregman homered to back up a solid start by Gerrit Cole in his first meeting against his former team, and the Houston Astros got a 5-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. After winning just one time on a seven-game road trip which ended Sunday, the ...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Astros use big 1st inning to hold off Mariners 4-2 Robinson Chirinos homered to cap a three-run first inning, Houston added an insurance run on a baffling play by Seattle's defense, and the Astros beat the Mariners 4-2 on Monday night for their sixth win in seven games        ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Correa’s RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to left off Matt Barnes (2-1). Following walks to Alex B...
09:51, 05/26/2019

Kipnis homers twice in Indians’ 10-4 win over Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jason Kipnis is finding it difficult not to get excited after struggling at the plate for much of the season. The veteran second baseman hit two home runs, going back-to-back with Roberto Pérez during a five-run first inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Texas Rangers 1...
10:34, 06/20/2019

Minor 11 Ks, Rangers 5 homers in 10-9 win over Mariners ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Asdrúbal Cabrera hit two of the five Texas homers, Mike Minor struck out 11 over six innings and the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 10-9 in a series opener Monday night. Hunter Pence, Joey Gallo and Rougned Odor also went deep. The Rangers twice had back-to-back homers whi...
08:17, 05/21/2019

Cole fans 12 as Astros down Cubs 6-5 Gerrit Cole tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in six solid innings and the Houston Astros reached Cole Hamels early and held on for a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs in the opener of an interleague series on Monday        ...
01:34, 05/28/2019

How Vegas is looking at rotations of Yankees and Astros As the much-anticipated Houston Astros-New York Yankees series continues this weekend at the Stadium, bettors should already be thinking about starting pitching outlooks for the postseason. Houston and New York are virtual locks to make the playoffs given their great starts to 2019 and talent depth....
01:51, 06/22/2019

Astros on a tear despite absence of Altuve Even after a loss to Boston snapped their 10-game winning streak, the Houston Astros have the best record and best run differential in the major leagues        ...
13:17, 05/20/2019

MLB roundup: Four Astros combine to no-hit Mariners Four Houston Astros pitchers combined to no-hit the Seattle Mariners Saturday night in a 9-0 win in front of the home crowd, the second time the Mariners have been victims of a combined no-hitter this season....
03:51, 08/05/2019

MLB roundup: Astros top Angels; Lucroy sent to hospital Yuli Gurriel ran his hitting streak to 11 games with a game-tying grand slam, and George Springer delivered a walk-off hit in the 10th inning as the host Houston Astros claimed a wild 11-10 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Angels in the rubber match of a three-game series at Minute Maid Park....
07:34, 07/08/2019

Kepler homers in five straight at-bats vs. Bauer Max Kepler connected for home runs his first two times up Saturday night against Trevor Bauer, giving the Minnesota outfielder five homers in his past five at-bats against the Cleveland right-hander....
07:17, 07/14/2019

Lynn gets MLB-best 12th win as Rangers beat Astros 5-0 Lynn matches season high with 11 Ks in seven scoreless innings for major league-best 12th victory as Rangers beat Astros 5-0       ...
09:34, 07/12/2019

MLB roundup: Cards' DeJong blasts 3 homers Paul DeJong went 4-for-4 with three homers, a double and five RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals outslugged the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-8 Wednesday night....
12:34, 07/25/2019

Reddick, Miley lead Astros to 4-2 win over Rangers HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Reddick hit the tiebreaking RBI single and preserved Houston’s lead with a leaping grab over the wall in right field, and Wade Miley struck out seven in six solid innings as the Astros beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their fifth victory in six games. Reddick’s...
07:51, 05/10/2019

Gallo homers twice as Rangers sweep Tigers Joey Gallo blasted a pair of solo homers, and the visiting Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 3-1 triumph on Thursday....
00:51, 06/28/2019

Kipnis homers twice, Indians hammer Orioles 14-7 CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs as the Cleveland Indians hammered the Baltimore Orioles 14-7 in the opener of a four-game series Thursday night. Kipnis hit a solo shot in the first inning, a three-run homer in the fourth off reliever Gabriel Ynoa (0-1)...
06:34, 05/17/2019

MLB roundup: Cubs' win over Astros marred by fan's injury Kyle Hendricks pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant homered, and the visiting Chicago Cubs averted a series sweep at the hands of the Houston Astros with a 2-1 interleague victory Wednesday....
18:51, 05/30/2019

Verlander, Altuve lead Astros to 12-4 win over Rangers Justin 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 Texas Rangers 12-4       ...
02:17, 07/15/2019

Arenado homers as Rockies outlast Giants, 12-11 DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado homered among his three hits and Chris Iannetta hit a go-ahead two-run double in the sixth inning to lead the Colorado Rockies over the San Francisco Giants 12-11 on Thursday. Arenado reached base five times, starting with his 10th home run. Ian Desmond and Mark Reynolds ...
01:51, 05/10/2019

Marte homers, Diamondbacks sweep Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks’ feel-good weekend ended on a sour note with injury concerns over starting pitcher Luke Weaver. Ketel Marte homered for the third time in three games, Eduardo Escobar had three hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record for scoring ...
04:17, 05/27/2019

All-Star starters revealed: Astros lead with three Alex Bregman, the runaway All-Star winner at third base for the American League, will be joined in the starting lineup by fellow Astros George Springer and Michael Brantley....
03:00, 06/28/2019

MLB roundup: Phils, Rockies hit walk-off homers Sean Rodriguez led off the bottom of the 11th inning with a home run to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 6-5 win over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night....
13:34, 08/27/2019

Rangers rally from 4 down to beat Astros 9-8 on Santana hit Danny Santana lined a game-winning single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 9-8       ...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Twins tie team record with 8 homers in 16-7 win over Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota’s franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered Matt Harvey and the Los Angeles Angels 16-7 Thursday. C.J. Cron homered, doubled twice and singled twice for the Twins. Max Kepler, Jorge Polanco and...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Olson homers twice, leads Athletics over Angels 7-2 Matt Olson hit two home runs, Mike Fiers remained unbeaten in his last 10 starts and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels 7-2       ...
09:00, 06/29/2019

How many bad teams would it take to beat the Astros, Dodgers or Yankees? We picked the best players from the worst rosters in baseball and pitted them against the game's big three. The results reflect the absurdity of our era....
14:51, 09/13/2019

Mariners belt 3 homers, beat Athletics 4-3 SEATTLE (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach, Tim Beckham and Mitch Haniger homered, Roenis Elias pitched out of a bases-loaded jam and the Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 Tuesday night. Haniger’s deep two-run shot into the second deck in left field in the fifth inning broke a 2-2 tie, and Elias st...
08:34, 05/15/2019

LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field        ...
10:17, 05/24/2019

Correa, Astros top Cards 8-2; Goldschmidt HR in 6th straight Carlos Correa hit his first career grand slam and the Houston Astros withstood yet another home run by Paul Goldschmidt, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2       ...
08:51, 07/28/2019

MLB notebook: Nationals slug 8 homers against Brewers The Washington Nationals capped off a productive week on offense by slugging a franchise-record-tying eight home runs in a 16-8 rout of the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon....
07:51, 08/19/2019

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Yuli Gurriel singled with one out in the 11th before Chirinos hit a line drive to left field off Branden Kline (1-3), sending Gurrie...
10:51, 06/08/2019

Tatis homers twice, Padres win third straight vs. Dodgers Fernando Tatis Jr. hit two home runs, and Joey Lucchesi pitched into the seventh inning as the San Diego Padres earned a 5-3 victory Sunday while handing the Los Angeles Dodgers their first three-game home losing streak this season....
07:34, 07/08/2019

Tatis Jr. homers to lead Padres to 5-1 win over Giants Rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a two-run home run one pitch after diving out of the way of a knockdown pitch and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 5-1 Saturday night to snap an eight-game home losing streak       ...
08:51, 07/28/2019

Ohtani homers off Kikuchi in Angels’ 12-3 win over Seattle ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered and singled in his first three major league at-bats against countryman Yusei Kikuchi, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 12-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Ohtani’s fourth-inning homer was the Angels’ third consecutive ...
09:34, 06/09/2019

Odorizzi, two more homers give Twins 7-0 win over White Sox MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jake Odorizzi allowed one hit in 5 1/3 scoreless innings, and Eddie Rosario and Max Kepler each hit three-run homers as the Minnesota Twins completed a sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 7-0 win on Sunday. Odorizzi (7-2) won his seventh straight decision and finished without al...
04:17, 05/27/2019

MLB roundup: Yaz belts three homers in Giants' 11-inning win Mike Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a solo shot on the first pitch of the 11th inning, as the San Francisco Giants outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-9 Friday night in Phoenix in a wild game that featured 12 homers....
13:00, 08/17/2019

MLB roundup: Chirinos delivers as Astros walk off O's in 11 Robinson Chirinos delivered a walk-off double with two outs in the 11th inning, as the Houston Astros rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the opener of this three-game series Friday at Minute Maid Park....
13:34, 06/08/2019

Marisnick's bat, glove help Astros top Sale, Red Sox 4-3 Jake Marisnick homered early off Chris Sale, then made two dazzling defensive plays in center field to help the Houston Astros beat the mistake-prone Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Friday night        ...
07:51, 05/25/2019

Correa's RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox        ...
16:17, 05/26/2019

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
04:17, 05/26/2019

Yankees hit four homers to beat Orioles in Game 1 Didi Gregorius and Gleyber Torres hit early homers as the New York Yankees went deep two more times against the Baltimore Orioles in an 8-5 victory Monday afternoon in the opener of a day-night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium....
00:17, 08/13/2019

Twins shatter another record: Fastest to 200 homers CHICAGO — The slugging Minnesota Twins set another record Friday night. The players are enjoying the show. Nelson Cruz went deep for the seventh time during a five-game homer streak, and the Twins became the fastest team to 200 homers in major league history during a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Whi...
13:51, 07/27/2019

Report: Astros trade 1B White to Dodgers The Houston Astros traded first baseman Tyler White to the Los Angeles Dodgers for minor league right-hander Andre Scrubb, The Athletic reported Thursday....
22:17, 07/25/2019

Astros and Rangers will kick off second half with a bang Major League Baseball returns Thursday with a stand-alone prime-time game on ESPN (8:05 p.m.) with the Houston Astros visiting the Texas Rangers in hitter-friendly Globe Life Park. After a first half of offensive explosiveness, I see no reason it won’t continue right off the bat (pun intended), so I...
21:34, 07/11/2019

A’s completely destroy Astros to get sweet revenge HOUSTON — The Oakland Athletics could think of no better way to erase the memory of a blowout loss to the Houston Astros than to turn things around on the AL West leaders on Tuesday night. Matt Olson and Sean Murphy each homered twice, and the Athletics tagged Wade Miley for seven runs in the......
15:34, 09/11/2019

Astros vs. Tigers: Houston will get best of replacement starter Of course … (1) Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber’s new song is appropriately titled, “I Don’t Care”… (2) New subway announcement, “Attention customers, we are experiencing an unexpected delay in service” … (3) Mayor de Blasio held a “Green New Deal” press conference at Trump Tower on M...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Yankees Greet Padres Rookie With Two Homers Right Off the Bat It was the 10th time in franchise history the Yankees began a game with back-to-back homers, and they came off Chris Paddack, who entered the game with a 1.93 E.R.A....
05:34, 05/30/2019

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros dominate White Sox Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley keyed a four-run uprising in the fifth with an opposite-field double to left as the Houston Astros claimed a 5-1 victory over the visiting Chicago White Sox on Tuesday....
10:00, 05/22/2019

Alvarez, Cole help Astros sweep Mariners with 6-1 win HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez drove in three runs to back up seven strong innings by Gerrit Cole and help the Houston Astros to a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. The Mariners led 1-0 after J.P. Crawford homered into the bullpen in right-center with ...
23:51, 06/30/2019

Verlander sharp against old team, Astros top Tigers 5-1 Justin Verlander allowed two hits in seven impressive innings against his former team, and the Houston Astros won their eighth straight game, 5-1 over the Detroit Tigers        ...
04:17, 05/16/2019

Brantley, Peacock help Astros blank Royals Michael Brantley homered twice, Brad Peacock pitched seven innings and Josh James completed the 3-hitter in Houston's 9-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night        ...
07:17, 05/09/2019

Astros' Correa blames massage for fractured rib Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who is hitting .295 with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs this season, is expected to miss four to six weeks with a fractured rib....
01:34, 05/30/2019

Astros lead way with 6 All-Stars; Dodgers among clubs with 4 NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9. Major League Baseball unveiled full rosters for the midsummer showcase Sunday, and the Astros top all big league clubs with six pl...
01:17, 07/01/2019

Diamondbacks hit 3 homers in row to open game vs Phillies PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks got to play an early round of Home Run Derby in Philly. The Diamondbacks hit three straight home runs to open the game against Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jerad Eickhoff on Monday night. Jarrod Dyson hit the first pitch of the game to right field for hi...
05:00, 06/11/2019

MLB notebook: Astros SS Correa returns from rib injury Astros standout shortstop Carlos Correa was activated off the 60-day injured list prior to Houston's Friday night road game against the St. Louis Cardinals....
05:00, 07/27/2019

White Sox claim 1B AJ Reed off waivers from Astros The Chicago White Sox have claimed first baseman A.J. Reed off waivers from the Houston Astros and have assigned him to Triple-A Charlotte       ...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Nationals hit 4 straight homers in 8th to stun Padres 5-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon hit consecutive home runs off Craig Stammen with one out in the eighth inning and Stephen Strasburg beat his hometown team again as the Washington Nationals defeated the San Diego Padres 5-2 Sunday. The Nationals became the ...
04:34, 06/10/2019

Astros put AL HR leader Springer on injured list Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday's game....
00:00, 05/26/2019

The Astros prove how costly this betting strategy can be That stunning seven-game losing streak endured recently by the Houston Astros showed the drama and potential horror of “double up to catch up” betting approaches (commonly called “Martingale” strategies). Squares are prone to errant thinking that magnifies the danger of false assumptions. First, the...
20:00, 06/25/2019

MLB notebook: Astros' Sanchez set for shoulder surgery Houston Astros right-hander Aaron Sanchez will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery next week, general manager Jeff Luhnow told reporters Thursday....
04:34, 09/06/2019

Verlander strikes out 12, Astros beat Rangers 4-3 Justin Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3       ...
09:51, 07/20/2019

MLB notebook: Astros lose Springer to injury Houston Astros All-Star outfielder George Springer will miss Monday's game and is day-to-day with lower back stiffness, manager AJ Hinch said after Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox....
11:34, 05/20/2019

Padres hit 3 homers to back Lucchesi in 5-2 win vs Marlins Reyes, Renfroe and Kinsler homer, and left-hander Lucchesi combines with 2 relievers on 2-hitter to lead Padres to 5-2 victory against Marlins        ...
10:17, 06/01/2019

Kreidler homers twice to lead UCLA to 11-6 win over Baylor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan Kreidler drove in three runs and hit one of UCLA’s four home runs as the Bruins eliminated Baylor 11-6 on Sunday in an elimination game at the Los Angeles Regional. Kreidler’s two-run homer in the sixth gave UCLA a three-run lead, which it was able to expand. Jake...
01:34, 06/03/2019

Twins vs. Astros: The two starters make this an Under play Going into May, the Minnesota Twins were the third-most profitable team in the American League for those who bet the money line on every one of their games and are looking to get a great start from their ace on Thursday. Jose Berrios has some of the best home splits in baseball since becoming a......
17:17, 05/02/2019

Cole allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Astros bash Twins 11-0 Gerrit Cole allowed one hit in seven innings, and the Houston Astros backed him with three homers in an 11-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins        ...
06:17, 05/01/2019

Seminoles hit 6 homers to beat Florida Atlantic 13-7 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tim Becker and Drew Mendoza each hit two home runs and drove in four runs to lead Florida State to a 13-7 win over Florida Atlantic in the opening game of the NCAA Athens regional on Friday. Florida State (37-21) hit six homers and had a season-high 20 hits to open coach Mike Mart...
22:17, 05/31/2019

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros stifle Rangers Justin Verlander allowed one hit over seven strong innings, and the Houston Astros belted three solo homers while overcoming an injury to star Jose Altuve to beat the visiting Texas Rangers 3-0 on Friday night for their third consecutive victory....
09:51, 05/11/2019

MLB roundup: Brewers’ Arcia homers twice in win over Pirates Orlando Arcia hit his second two-run homer of the game in the 13th inning to give the visiting Milwaukee Brewers a 12-10 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday....
09:00, 06/02/2019

James Paxton gives Yankees a look at their best Astros answer That guy would have a fighting chance against the Astros. That guy showed some resiliency. Any chance that guy will be wearing a Yankees uniform in October? Yankee Stadium rocked Friday night once Gleyber Torres crushed a first-inning grand slam, and from there, James Paxton did his part to ensure a...
18:17, 08/03/2019

Gallo homers, leaves with injury in Rangers’ 6-2 win over KC ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit a tie-breaking home run for the second straight game before leaving in the fifth inning due to injury as the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Saturday. Gallo was removed because of tightness in his left oblique while batting. He initially felt the ...
02:17, 06/02/2019

Yankees beat skidding Astros 4-1 for 7th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row, providing a pair of two-run shots that sent the New York Yankees past the skidding Houston Astros 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh straight victory. Aaron Judge was hitless in his return to the lineup — ba...
04:51, 06/22/2019

MLB roundup: Yanks continue HR streak, down Astros Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in the bottom of the fourth inning as the New York Yankees connected for the 23rd consecutive game and recorded a 10-6 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium in the opener of a four-game series....
13:51, 06/21/2019

Verlander allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Astros beat Rangers 3-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched one-hit ball for seven dominant innings, right fielder Josh Reddick made another leaping catch and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-0 on Friday night. Jake Marisnick homered in the third, and Yuli Gurriel and Robinson Chirinos hit back-to-back solo ...
06:00, 05/11/2019

Blackmon homers twice, Rockies beat Padres 10-7 DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon homered twice, Antonio Senzatela pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies hung on to beat the San Diego Padres 10-7 on Sunday. Raimel Tapia had three hits, including a two-run homer, and pinch-hitter Daniel Murphy hit a three-run double for ...
03:17, 05/13/2019

Morgensen homers twice, powers FAU past Mercer 10-6 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Morgensen homered twice and drove in five runs, powering Florida Atlantic to a 10-6 win over Mercer on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament elimination game. The Owls (41-20) had two big innings and face either the Georgia-Florida State loser Sunday. They scored four runs in the f...
00:34, 06/02/2019

Bogaerts homers, Red Sox beat White Sox 6-3 in rain Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run homer, David Price struck out nine and the Red Sox beat the White Sox 6-3 on a rainy night at Fenway Park       ...
07:34, 06/26/2019

Astros GM: OF Springer to miss 'a couple days' Houston Astros outfielder George Springer received positive news from a medical evaluation and could return by the weekend, general manager Jeff Luhnow said Wednesday....
21:00, 09/04/2019

Dodgers slug 7 homers in 16-9 victory over Rockies Joc Pederson homered twice and drove in five runs before running into the right-field wall on a spectacular catch in the fifth inning, Gavin Lux scored three runs in his major-league debut, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Colorado Rockies 16-9       ...
14:00, 09/03/2019

Machado homers to back Lucchesi in Padres’ 2-0 win SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado homered and doubled a few hours after appealing a one-game suspension handed down by MLB, and left-hander Joey Lucchesi threw seven brilliant innings in a combined four-hitter to lead the San Diego Padres over the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 Monday night. Machado was suspend...
07:51, 06/18/2019

Jeff McNeil may add new nickname as homers keep coming PITTSBURGH — Pete Alonso was running around with a Jeff McHits T-shirt on the other day. When asked about McNeil’s prowess against the Pirates after Sunday’s 13-2 wipeout by the Mets at PNC Park, Alonso smiled and offered some other T-shirt suggestions of his own for McNeil, telling The Post, “They ...
08:51, 08/05/2019

Dodgers break NL record for homers in a season The Los Angeles Dodgers broke the National League record for home runs in a season thanks to Joc Pederson's pair of homers against the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night....
14:17, 09/05/2019

Bellinger homers, nails 2 runners as Dodgers top Mets 9-5 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit his 19th homer and threw out two runners from right field, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-5 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night. Chris Taylor and pinch-hitter Kiké Hernández also went deep for the Dodgers, who have won 10 of 12. Kenley Jansen ...
10:34, 05/28/2019

Bell homers twice to lead Pirates past Diamondbacks 6-2 PHOENIX (AP) — Josh Bell homered twice and Joe Musgrove allowed one hit through seven strong innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 Tuesday night. Phoenix native Cole Tucker hit a two-run homer in the top of the eighth inning to cap off the victory. The 22-year-old rooki...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Swanson homers in 8th, Braves rally past Nationals 13-9 WASHINGTON (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, Freddie Freeman drove in five runs and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a four-run deficit against Washington’s beleaguered bullpen and beat the Nationals 13-9 on Saturday night. Atlanta has won 12 of its ...
08:00, 06/23/2019

Major League batters crush record with 1,135 homers in May MLB batters hit 1,135 home runs in May, topping the all time previous record of 1,119 set in August 2017, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Toronto rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr, the son of MLB hall of famer Vladimir Guerrero hit HR No. 1,120 for the month on Friday night....
07:51, 06/02/2019

Rookie OF Ramirez homers to help Marlins beat Arizona 5-1 Rookie outfielder Harold Ramirez homered, hit a line drive that scored the tiebreaking run and made consecutive catches against the fence to help the Miami Marlins beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1       ...
23:17, 07/28/2019

Longoria's 2 homers, 5 RBIs help Giants to 10-4 win vs Pads Evan Longoria had two impressive home runs among his four hits and drove in five runs, and Kevin Pillar also had four hits for the San Francisco Giants, who beat the San Diego Padres 10-4 on Tuesday night       ...
09:51, 07/03/2019

Garver homers, hurts ankle in Twins’ 4-3 win over Angels MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver hit a two-run homer and tagged out Shohei Ohtani trying to score the tying run in the eighth inning before leaving with a left high ankle sprain, helping the Minnesota Twins hold off the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Tuesday night. Garver homered in the third to give Minn...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Davis homers for 1st time in month, A’s beat Rangers 9-8 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Khris Davis homered for the first time in nearly a month as the Oakland Athletics built an eight-run lead, then hung on to beat the Texas Rangers 9-8 on Sunday for a four-game split. Davis hit a two-run homer off Drew Smyly (1-5) in the third inning, his 13th home run this se...
04:34, 06/10/2019

How the Astros’ deadline splash is changing the futures market LAS VEGAS — Wednesday’s MLB trade deadline has come and gone but its repercussions very well could continue to be felt deep into October. The blockbuster that fans, media, and not to mention bettors and bookmakers, were waiting for came late that afternoon as the AL-leading Houston Astros acquired a...
17:51, 08/02/2019

D'Arnaud homers twice, leads Rays to 6-1 win over Tigers Travis d'Arnaud homered for the first time in over 14 months, going deep twice for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers        ...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Blue Jays trade Sanchez, Biagini to Astros Ross Atkins believes new acquisition Derek Fisher will be a complementary piece for the rebuilding Blue Jays, but time will tell whether the outfielder will be worth the high price Toronto paid for his services....
07:51, 08/01/2019

Max Kepler blasts three homers as Twins avoid sweep CLEVELAND — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided a sweep — and their first three-game losing streak — by beating the Indians 5-4 on Thursday night. Kepler, who entered hitless in his previous 21 at-b...
05:51, 06/07/2019

Morton remains unbeaten, Lowe homers as Rays top A’s 6-2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton remained unbeaten with Tampa Bay, pitching seven shutout innings en route to a 6-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Brandon Lowe homered for the third time in two days, snapping a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and helping the Rays tak...
05:00, 06/11/2019

MLB roundup: Yanks drop Astros to win eighth straight Giancarlo Stanton drove in his first four runs of the season on a pair of two-run singles as the host New York Yankees extended their season-high winning streak to eight games with a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night....
20:34, 06/23/2019

Astros rout Tigers 11-4, extend winning streak to 7 DETROIT (AP) — Carlos Correa started another Houston onslaught with a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Astros routed the Detroit Tigers 11-4 on Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to seven games. The Astros, who have won 10 of 11, scored in each of the first six innings against...
04:17, 05/15/2019

Astros roll past Red Sox for 10th straight victory BOSTON — The Houston Astros are sending an early message to the rest of baseball. They’re playing and sounding like they’re the best. Tyler White’s two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the Astros kept rolling, beating the Boston Red Sox 7...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Braun homers, Brewers beat Marlins 3-2 for 7th straight win Ryan Braun hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the third inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 to complete a four-game sweep that extended their winning streak to seven       ...
02:34, 09/13/2019

Castillo pitches two-hit ball into 7th, Reds beat Astros 3-2 CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel returned from an eye injury and drove in a pair of runs Monday night, Luis Castillo pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros. The Reds got the better of a reunion of once-familiar foes that r...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Mookie Betts’s 3 Homers Lead Another Red Sox Demolition of the Yankees Batters have had three-homer games on four straight days for the first time in big league history. Betts followed the Mets’ Robinson Cano, St. Louis’s Paul DeJong and Minnesota’s Nelson Cruz....
07:00, 07/27/2019

Astros start fast; beat Red Sox 7-3 for 10th straight win BOSTON (AP) — Tyler White’s two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the Houston Astros kept rolling, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Saturday night for their 10th straight victory. Michael Brantley had three hits and an RBI for Houston (31-15), which mat...
10:17, 05/19/2019

Iannetta homers in 7th, Rox beat D’backs 6-2 on rainy night DENVER (AP) — Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in the seventh on a cool and drizzly Tuesday evening, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Iannetta sent a curve from Merrill Kelly over the left-field fence for his fourth homer of the season. He was a late additio...
09:17, 05/29/2019

Gallo homers, leaves with injury in Rangers' 6-2 win over KC Joey Gallo hit a tie-breaking home run for the second straight game before leaving in the fifth inning due to injury as the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2        ...
02:17, 06/02/2019

Astros Offer Yankees a Potential Glimpse of the Postseason Houston was missing two of its best hitters for this series. But Justin Verlander was on the mound Sunday and the Astros won the season series between the teams....
01:51, 06/24/2019

Mazara homers twice as Lynn, Rangers edge White Sox 6-5 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nomar Mazara hit two home runs, Lance Lynn shook off a four-run first inning and retired 17 of the last 18 batters he faced, and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Saturday night. Run-scoring singles by Texas’ Shin-Soo Choo and Delino DeShields wiped ou...
08:00, 06/23/2019

Mercado homers off Sabathia, Indians beat Yankees 8-4 Rookie Oscar Mercado hit a two-run homer off CC Sabathia to break a fifth-inning tie and the Cleveland Indians defeated the New York Yankees 8-4       ...
02:17, 06/09/2019

Trout homers, Angels rally for 6 in 7th to edge Rangers 7-6 Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun scored on wild pitches in a six-run seventh inning that gave the Los Angeles Angels a 7-6 comeback win over the Texas Rangers        ...
03:00, 05/27/2019

Jiménez homers in 9th to power White Sox past Cubs, 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Eloy Jiménez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the ninth inning in his first game against his first major league organization, helping the Chicago White Sox beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Tuesday night. The 22-year-old Jiménez was a top prospect for the Cubs before he headlined a rare ...
05:17, 06/19/2019

Vázquez homers twice, drives in 5, Red Sox beat Phillies Christian Vázquez homered twice, including his first career grand slam, and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies       ...
23:19, 09/15/2019

Sandoval homers in 11th to lift Giants to 2-1 win vs Padres Pablo Sandoval homered with two outs in the 11th inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 for their 18th victory in 22 games       ...
15:51, 07/27/2019

Astros ace Greinke deal; two-dozen trades on MLB's deadline day On a dizzying day that featured two dozen trades, the Astros pulled off the biggest and most startling deal, adding ace Zack Greinke to an imposing rotation already loaded with All-Stars Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole....
20:51, 08/01/2019

Gyorko homers as Cardinals rally past Braves 6-3 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch hitter Jedd Gyorko connected for a three-run homer during St. Louis’ four-run eighth inning, helping the Cardinals top the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Saturday night. Paul Goldschmidt and Matt Carpenter each had three hits as St. Louis improved to 7-15 in May. The Cardinals (2...
09:51, 05/26/2019

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from injury. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said Springer suffered a Grade 2 sprain, but would not ...
04:34, 05/26/2019

Acuña homers off Ureña, flings bat during showy trot MIAMI (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a score-settling homer off Jose Ureña and celebrated by tossing his bat over his shoulder, and the Atlanta Braves rode starter Mike Soroka to a 7-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Ureña was suspended for six games for intentionally hitting Acuña on the a...
10:51, 06/08/2019

Murphy homers, benches clear, Rockies top Mets 5-1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ian Desmond got plunked square in the back by a pitch from New York Mets rookie Drew Gagnon immediately after two colossal Colorado homers, leading to a bench-clearing scrum late in the Rockies’ 5-1 victory Friday night. The bullpens emptied and players from both sides milled c...
10:51, 06/08/2019

Ryu dominates, Bellinger homers and Dodgers beat Padres 5-1 Hyun-Jin Ryu tossed six scoreless innings, All-Star Cody Bellinger hit his 30th home run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 5-1 for their ninth straight home victory       ...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Blackmon homers in 6-run inning, Rockies beat Padres 11-10 Charlie Blackmon homered to start a six-run inning, Daniel Murphy had four hits and 4 RBIs, and the Colorado Rockies hung on to beat San Diego 11-10 in a game in which both the Padres' Eric Hosmer and manager Andy Green were ejected       ...
10:51, 09/15/2019

Reynolds homers, Lyles fans 12 in Pirates’ 5-3 win vs Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Bryan Reynolds hit a go-ahead, two-run home run and Jordan Lyles struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory against the San Diego Padres on Friday night. Reynolds homered to right-center with one out in the fourth off left-han...
11:17, 05/18/2019

Arenado homers, Rockies score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 8-7 DENVER (AP) — Tony Wolters had three singles but it was his flyout that gave the Colorado Rockies a much-needed victory. Wolters hit a game-ending sacrifice fly with the bases loaded and Colorado scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally past the Baltimore Orioles 8-7 on Sunday. Nolan ...
04:17, 05/27/2019

Ohtani homers off Kikuchi in Angels' 12-3 win over Seattle Shohei Ohtani homered and singled off Yusei Kikuchi in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-3 win over the Seattle Mariners       ...
12:17, 06/09/2019

Williamson homers in return, Giants beat Rockies 14-4 DENVER (AP) — Mac Williamson wasted no time after being promoted from Triple-A Sacramento, homering and driving in four runs to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 14-4 on Tuesday night. It was just the Giants’ third win in the team’s last 21 games at Coors Field. Eva...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Goldschmidt homers, Cardinals edge Reds 5-4 to stay in 1st Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer, Tommy Edman added a solo shot among his three hits and the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 to split their four-game series       ...
00:34, 08/19/2019

Lowe homers on 1st pitch in 1st; Rays beat Diamondbacks 6-3 Brandon Lowe homered on the first pitch in the bottom of the first, opener Ryne Stanek and five other relievers combined on a seven-hitter, and the Tampa Bay Rays moved to a season-high 11 games over .500 with a 6-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.        ...
05:51, 05/08/2019

Mets’ Amed Rosario hitting more homers because of one tweak Amed Rosario is well ahead of schedule. Breaking open Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the Giants with a three-run homer, the Mets shortstop hit his seventh home run of the season. Last year, Rosario didn’t hit his seventh home run until Aug. 25 (122nd game). “We know he’s got very good power. It’s starting...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 HOUSTON (AP) — Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Núñez homered in the sixth inning and the Astros tied it in the bottom half on a sacrifice fly, ...
03:34, 06/09/2019

Kendrick homers, drives in 3 as Nats beat Marlins again, 9-6 WASHINGTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick hit his eighth homer, drove in three runs and finished with three hits as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 9-6 on Sunday. Brian Dozier doubled in two during Washington’s four-run rally with two outs in Caleb Smith’s third and final inning, ...
04:17, 05/27/2019

Jones homers twice, drives in 5 as Tigers beat Twins 9-3 DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers haven’t given their fans much to cheer about at home this season. Playing in front of 26,818 fans — their biggest crowd since opening day — the Tigers routed the Minnesota Twins 9-3 Saturday for a rare home win. “I’ll take exactly that again tomorr...
03:34, 06/09/2019

Miami pounds 6 homers, beats Central Michigan 18-3 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Miami’s offense pounded 18 hits, including six homers, to beat Central Michigan 18-3 on Sunday in an elimination game of the Starkville regional in the NCAA Tournament. Miami (41-19) advances to play Mississippi State for the regional championship. The Hurricanes will ...
01:34, 06/03/2019

Angels beat Astros 7-2 for 5th straight W; Marisnick plunked Albert Pujols hit a bases-clearing double during the Angels' six-run first inning in a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
11:51, 07/17/2019

MLB roundup: Alvarez's seven RBIs carry Astros to rout of O's Yordan Alvarez hit three homers, including a grand slam, and drove in seven as the visiting Houston Astros finished with six homers overall and defeated the Baltimore Orioles 23-2 Saturday night....
21:20, 08/11/2019

MLB roundup: Cole fans 15 as Astros rout Mariners 21-1 The Houston Astros hammered the visiting Seattle Mariners for 21 runs on 22 hits, and Gerrit Cole set a single-season standard for strikeouts in a 21-1 rout on Sunday afternoon to complete a four-game series sweep....
16:01, 09/09/2019

Braun homers to lead Brewers past Mets 3-1 Ryan Braun hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth inning, Brandon Woodruff pitched five solid innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the New York Mets 3-1        ...
07:17, 05/04/2019

Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals’ rally for 6-5 win WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 victory Sunday night. Chicago led 6-1 before Washington closed to within a run on a three-run homer by Anthony Rendon in the sixth inning and a solo home run by ...
05:34, 05/20/2019

Nelson Cruz homers has 3 RBIs as Twins rout M’s 10-5 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and had three RBIs and utility infielder Ehire Adrianza’s hustle keyed a six-run sixth and the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Thursday. Cruz, who played for the Mariners from 2015-18 before joining Minnesota as a free agent, homered i...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Astros' Marisnick suspended for plate collision with Lucroy Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick was suspended for two games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for his violent home plate collision with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy before the All-Star break....
12:51, 07/12/2019

Astros acquire Greinke in stunning pitching grab Zack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news for the Bronx Bombers when it comes to the veteran pitcher....
01:17, 08/01/2019

Casali homers off Corbin, Reds beat Nationals 9-3 CINCINNATI (AP) — Curt Casali hit a three-run homer off Patrick Corbin, who had one of the worst starts of his career, and the Cincinnati Reds beat Washington 9-3 Friday night to end the Nationals’ streak of eight straight wins at Great American Ball Park. The Reds made quick work of one of th...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Opinion: Astros save MLB trade deadline from being an all-time dud In what was emerging as the dullest and most pathetic trade deadlines in ages, the Astros stepped up and seized the moment, grabbing Zack Greinke.       ...
01:51, 08/01/2019

Fisher’s homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. The Astros trailed the A’s 2-0 heading into the seventh inni...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Astros park, where ball hit child, to extend nets Minute Maid Park, where a 2-year-old was injured when she was struck by a foul ball, is getting expanded safety netting this month, the Astros announced....
18:34, 08/08/2019

Gurriel’s homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Friday night. Gurriel hit a 2-2 pitch from Matt Festa (0-2) off the facade in left field for his eighth homer. Houston’s Josh Reddick hit a solo home run to right i...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Astros get Zack Greinke in another Yankees deadline blow The Yankees’ pitching pain only gets worse. While general manager Brian Cashman stood idle at the MLB trade deadline sans a minor league trade, the Astros acquired ace Zack Greinke from the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirms. The former Cy Young winner is 10-4 with a 2.87 ER...
02:17, 08/01/2019

MLB roundup: Astros hammer six home runs to rout M's Rookie Yordan Alvarez slugged the first of Houston's season-high six home runs as the Astros bashed their way to a 10-2 victory over the visiting Seattle Mariners on Friday....
10:17, 08/03/2019

Eduardo Nunez’s clutch pinch-hit homers propels Red Sox KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Cora kept watching the Red Sox hammer pitches right at the Kansas City Royals during the first few innings Tuesday night, and the Boston skipper was confident that eventually some of them would find their way through. Former Yankee Eduardo Núñez finally solved the problem by ...
09:51, 06/05/2019

DeJong's 3 homers lead Cardinals over Pirates 14-8 Paul DeJong hit a career-high three home runs, including one during a nine-run second inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals walloped the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-8       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Chapman homers vs Hand in 12th to lift A’s over Indians 4-3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman homered against Brad Hand leading off the 12th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics over the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Friday night. Chapman hit a 3-2 pitch down the left field line for his first career game-ending hit. The homer was his 10th this season and the first...
11:00, 05/11/2019

Yankees allow many homers, one rare play in Sabathia fiasco MINNEAPOLIS — When Target Field opened almost a decade ago, Twins players griped it was difficult to hit a ball out of the jewel of a ballpark. Monday night the ball refused to stay in play when the Yankees and Twins, teams built on the home run, slugged it out in the first of three......
06:17, 07/23/2019

Cano homers in 2nd straight game, Mets top Marlins 6-2 Robinson Cano homered for the second consecutive game to help lead the New York Mets to a 6-2 win over the Miami Marlins.       ...
00:34, 07/15/2019

MLB roundup: Yelich homers twice as Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory Thursday over the Philadelphia Phillies....
11:17, 05/17/2019

MLB roundup: Twins' Odorizzi outduels Astros' Verlander Ehire Adrianza homered, and Jake Odorizzi pitched seven shutout innings to outduel Justin Verlander as the Minnesota Twins edged the Houston Astros 1-0 on Monday night in Minneapolis....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Astros with 2 in 11th beat Texas 7-6, avoid 3rd loss in row Springer scores go-ahead run from first on Altuve's two-out double in 11th inning and Astros beat Rangers 7-6       ...
14:34, 07/14/2019

Bell, Dickerson lead Pirates to 14-2 rout of Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Bell hit his 21st homer, Corey Dickerson had four hits and three RBIs, and rookie Dario Agrazal threw six strong innings to earn his first major league win as the Pittsburgh Pirates routed the Houston Astros 14-2 on Wednesday night. Bell connected off rookie Framber Valdez (3-4) ...
09:34, 06/27/2019

Astros pitchers combine for no-hitter -- with Nolan Ryan there to see it Aaron Sanchez looked like a reinvented pitcher in his Houston debut, throwing six stellar innings to start the Astros on a combined no-hitter Saturday night in their 9-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners....
20:17, 08/04/2019

Donaldson homers, scores go-ahead run in Braves' 7-5 win Josh Donaldson hit a two-run home run in the first inning and then scored the go-ahead run on Ozzie Albies' single with one out in the 10th inning and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 7-5 victory against the San Diego Padres on Saturday night       ...
09:00, 07/14/2019

Long 3-run blast by Chirinos lifts Astros over Indians, 4-1 Robinson Chirinos hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in a four-run seventh inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-1 win over the Cleveland Indians        ...
04:51, 04/29/2019

Moustakas homers, Brewers rally to beat Diamondbacks 8-3 Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six runs after Zack Greinke left to beat the Diamondbacks 8-3       ...
19:17, 07/21/2019

Noah Syndergaard back in big way: Homers while pitching shutout Noah Syndergaard was the complete package Thursday. After stumbling through his previous three starts, the Mets right-hander rebounded with a getaway day special: a four-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts in which he homered for the game’s only run in a 1-0 victory over the Reds at Citi Field. “I felt l...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Realmuto homers in 10th, Phillies beat Cubs 5-4 CHICAGO (AP) — J.T. Realmuto hit a solo homer in the 10th, Jake Arrieta allowed one run over six innings in his return to Wrigley Field and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Monday night. Realmuto connected with two outs against Kyle Ryan (0-1), driving a 1-2 fastball a few rows...
08:17, 05/21/2019

Child hit by line drive at Astros game, taken to hospital A young fan was taken to the hospital after getting struck by a foul ball during a game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros        ...
08:17, 05/30/2019

Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros 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        ...
08:17, 05/30/2019

Contreras homers in 15th, Cubs beat Brewers 2-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras homered in the 15th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Contreras turned on a 1-2 pitch from Burch Smith (0-1), sending a long shot to left field that gave Chicago its 11th win in 13 games. He spun and flipped his bat...
04:51, 05/12/2019

Betts homers as Red Sox beat Royals 7-5 for 3-game sweep Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer off Danny Duffy in a four-run third inning and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-5 to complete their first series sweep in nearly a month        ...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Chavis homers in 13th as Bosox beat Jays 6-5 Boston's Michael Chavis hit a solo homer off Jimmy Cordero in the 13th inning as the Red Sox outlasted the plucky Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre....
08:17, 05/23/2019

Corbin Ks 11, Robles homers as Nationals beat Mets 5-1 Patrick Corbin struck out 11 in eight strong innings and Victor Robles homered to help the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-1        ...
04:17, 05/16/2019

LeMahieu homers in 11th, Yanks hit 4 and finally top A's 4-3 DJ LeMahieu homered on the first pitch in the bottom of the 11th inning and the New York Yankees beat Oakland 4-3 for their first victory in five tries against the Athletics this season       ...
03:17, 09/01/2019

Suarez homers early, Reds hold on for 8-6 win over Cubs CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez ended his slump with Cincinnati’s longest homer of the season, Anthony DeSclafani pitched six scoreless innings and the Reds held off the Chicago Cubs 8-6 Sunday. Phillip Ervin and Nick Senzel drove in two runs each, and Raisel Iglesias escaped with a six-out s...
23:51, 06/30/2019

Guerrero Jr. homers again, Blue Jays beat White Sox 5-2 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit another home run, Danny Jansen and Billy McKinney also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2        ...
00:00, 05/20/2019

Chapman homers, drives in 5 as A's beat Mariners 9-2 All-Star Matt Chapman homered and had five RBIs, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Seattle Mariners 9-2 for their fifth straight win       ...
07:34, 07/17/2019

Astros’ Altuve likely headed to injured list with hamstring HOUSTON (AP) — Astros star Jose Altuve seems likely to end up on the 10-day injured list after straining his left hamstring Friday. Houston manager AJ Hinch said Saturday he’s “not optimistic” the 2017 AL MVP can avoid an IL stint. Altuve was pulled during the first inning of a 3-0...
04:51, 05/12/2019

Ramirez homers in 14th, Indians outlast Royals 5-4 Jose Ramirez hit a go-ahead homer in the 14th inning and the Cleveland Indians held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 in a game that lasted just shy of five hours and finished after midnight       ...
09:51, 07/26/2019

Anderson's 2 homers lead Marlins to 9-2 win over Braves The Marlins chased Atlanta starter Dallas Keuchel with a five-run fourth capped by Anderson's second home run and 20th of the season for an 8-0 lead       ...
05:34, 08/09/2019

MLB roundup: Brewers power past Astros in 14th Mike Moustakas slugged the Brewers' fourth home run of the night with one out in the 14th inning, a two-run shot that led Milwaukee to a 6-3 win over the host Houston Astros on Wednesday....
10:51, 06/13/2019

Astros deny Detroit reporter access to Verlander A reporter from the Detroit Free Press was denied access to pitcher Justin Verlander's postgame media availability after the Astros' 2-1 loss to the Tigers on Wednesday night....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Astros star George Springer punished for slurring ump Houston Astros star George Springer reportedly faced punishment for a foul-mouthed tirade in which he apparently called an umpire a “f—–g c——-r.” Springer’s meltdown occurred April 23 in a game against the Minnesota Twins. Instead of getting a ball four call, home-plate umpir...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Astros’ Altuve leaves game with left hamstring issue HOUSTON (AP) — Astros star Jose Altuve has been pulled from a game with left hamstring discomfort. The second baseman left in the first inning Friday night against the Texas Rangers. Houston says the 2017 AL MVP is day to day. Altuve beat out an infield single in the first. With a 3-0 count on the n...
06:00, 05/11/2019

Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals' rally for 6-5 win Anthony Rizzo homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 victory        ...
15:51, 05/20/2019

Rookie Aristides Aquino smacks three more homers as Reds roll CINCINNATI — Rookie Aristides Aquino, already nicknamed “The Punisher,” isn’t keeping mementos from his prodigious power display, the one reminding everyone of another Reds outfielder who wore No. 44 and slashed homers with a whiplash swing. After taking so long to get this far, th...
11:35, 08/11/2019

LEADING OFF: Snell's 2nd chance vs Yanks, Astros on roll LEADING OFF: Blake Snell gets second chance vs Yanks, Astros seek 10th straight win, Justin Turner banged up, Marlins find stroke vs Mets, Giolito turning things around        ...
09:17, 05/18/2019

Kelly blasts 2 late homers, D-backs beat Dodgers 3-2 in 11 Carson Kelly hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning and a tiebreaking solo shot in the 11th, propelling the Diamondbacks to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Dodgers       ...
11:17, 08/10/2019

Austin Riley homers in MLB debut, Braves blank Cardinals 4-0 Austin Riley made quite a splash in his big league debut, homering off Michael Wacha to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals        ...
04:17, 05/16/2019

Back in cleanup spot, Davis homers as Orioles top Angels 5-1 BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis homered in his return to the cleanup spot in Baltimore’s batting order, going deep for the second time in three games to help the Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels with a 5-1 Sunday and avoid a three-game sweep. Davis hit cleanup for the first time since Aug. 27....
03:17, 05/13/2019

Cubs hit 3 homers, beat Pirates 8-3 to complete 3-game sweep Jason Heyward, Albert Almora Jr. and Kyle Schwarber hit home runs and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 for a three-game sweep       ...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Santana homers, Indians beat Twins 4-3 to avoid sweep Carlos Santana hit a solo home run that broke a seventh-inning tie and the Cleveland Indians avoided a sweep against the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins with a 4-3 win       ...
00:34, 07/15/2019

McCann grand slam in 8th powers White Sox past Astros 13-9 James McCann hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the eighth inning and the Chicago White Sox outlasted the Houston Astros 13-9 to win the season series from the runaway AL West leaders       ...
02:34, 08/15/2019

Arizona Diamondbacks lose to Cardinals 5-2; Goldschmidt homers for Cards SAINT LOUIS (AP) – Adam Wainwright made the most of a couple of extra days of rest. Paul Goldschmidt homered, Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Sunday. The Arizona Diamondbacks lost against the Saint Louis C...
06:17, 07/15/2019

Garver homers, hurts ankle in Twins' 4-3 win over Angels Mitch Garver hit a two-run homer and tagged out Shohei Ohtani trying to score the tying run in the eighth inning before leaving with a left high ankle sprain, helping the Minnesota Twins hold off the Los Angeles Angels 4-3        ...
05:51, 05/15/2019

Astros’ other deadline move is fantasy baseball game-changer There is really nothing better than stumbling across a game-changer this late in the fantasy baseball season. The MLB trade deadline didn’t exactly produce the normal frenzy we see in the fantasy world afterwards, but there is definitely one piece most owners are looking to grab to complete their ch...
11:35, 08/11/2019

Rangers vs. Astros: Lance Lynn will stymie a flat Houston Finally some good news for presidential candidate Mayor de Blasio. His “keys to the city” show at Wednesday’s USWNT celebration bumped his approval rating from 0.9 percent to 1.3 percent. Bad news? Megan Rapinoe has declared she is now a candidate for POTUS. … But you’ve got to know your audie...
00:17, 07/12/2019

Astros make noise at trade deadline by adding Greinke Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow pinching himself after pulling off stunning trade to add Arizona's Zack Greinke to rotation led by Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole       ...
08:51, 08/01/2019

Pete Alonso keeps hitting homers after donating Derby winnings On a day when he already donated $100,000 to charity, Pete Alonso also cashed in for the Mets — fittingly with a home run. Both of Alonso’s grandfathers served in the military. On his mom’s side, a marine, and on his dad’s side, an intelligence agent in the army. So the decision to give a......
13:51, 07/27/2019

Villar homers in 16th, OF saves Orioles' 10-8 win over Halos Jonathan Villar hit a two-run homer in the 16th inning and Stevie Wilkerson became the first position player in big league history to earn a save as the Baltimore Orioles recovered from blowing a three-run lead in the 15th for a 10-8 win over the...       ...
11:51, 07/26/2019

Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts slugs three homers in first three at-bats vs. Yankees Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts homered in each of his first three at-bats against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park.       ...
15:51, 07/27/2019

Astros’ Marisnick suspended for collision that put Angels’ Lucroy in hospital Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick is suspended for two games after an ugly collision at home plate sent Angels catcher Jonathon Lucroy to the hospital this past Sunday, MLB announced on Thursday. Angels manager Brad Ausmus called for the league to evaluate the incident after telling reporters “it cer...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Cubs’ Kris Bryant blasts three homers to destroy Nationals WASHINGTON — Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs saved their best for last — bad news for a Nationals bullpen that’s having a hard enough time as it is. Bryant matched a career high with three home runs and drove in five while the Cubs piled on against Washington’s bullpen in a 14-6 win Fri...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Bellinger homers, Hill fans 10 as Dodgers beat Reds 6-0 CINCINNATI (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit the last of Los Angeles’ four homers, Rich Hill stuck out a season-high 10 and the Dodgers won their fourth in a row Friday night, 6-0 over the Cincinnati Reds. Corey Seager, Joc Pederson and Max Muncy also homered at one of the Dodgers’ most comforta...
04:34, 05/18/2019

Renfroe homers, Margot robs Alonso HR as Padres top Mets 3-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking solo shot in the seventh inning, center fielder Manuel Margot robbed Pete Alonso of a homer and the San Diego Padres beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday to win their three-game series. Eric Hosmer also went deep for San Diego, Matt Strahm pitched in...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Astros’ pitching looks scary good with Zack Greinke on deck HOUSTON — Another day, another dominant pitching performance by the Astros. Justin Verlander struck out 10 on Sunday and the Astros beat the Mariners 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep. A day after Astros newcomer Aaron Sanchez and three relievers combined on a no-hitter, Verlander (15-4) took over t...
08:51, 08/05/2019

Astros' Marisnick suspended for plate collision with Lucroy Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick has been suspended for two games by Major League Baseball after his violent home plate collision with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy       ...
20:17, 07/11/2019

Guerrero Jr. homers to lead Blue Jays past White Sox 10-2 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a drive that sliced through the misty air and carried to deep centre. But it looked within range for a sprinting Leurys Garcia, who got a glove to the ball....
09:00, 05/18/2019

Astros OF Springer leaves game with lower back stiffness BOSTON (AP) — Astros outfielder George Springer has left Houston’s game against the Boston Red Sox in the fifth inning with lower back stiffness. Springer, who entered Sunday leading the American League with 17 homers, took three big swings in the first and struck out against Chris Sale. On th...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Chapman homers vs Hand in 12th to lift A's over Indians 4-3 Matt Chapman homered against Brad Hand leading off the 12th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics over the Cleveland Indians 4-3        ...
09:34, 05/11/2019

Pederson homers twice, Maeda cruises, Dodgers beat Nats 5-0 Joc Pederson hit two home runs, Kenta Maeda pitched one-hit ball over six innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers cruised past the Washington Nationals 5-0        ...
09:34, 05/11/2019

Springer's single in 10th lifts Astros over Angels 11-10 George Springer hit a game-ending, RBI single in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Angels 11-10 after a violent collision at home plate knocked Los Angeles catcher Jonathan Lucroy out of the game       ...
01:51, 07/08/2019

MLB power rankings: Led by George Springer, red-hot Astros take back the No. 1 spot George Springer and Alex Bregman have been on fire to start the month of May and have the Astros primed to run away with the AL West.        ...
14:34, 05/13/2019

Child struck by line drive at Cubs-Astros game A young fan at Wednesday night's game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr., shaking up the Chicago center fielder....
05:00, 05/30/2019

Houston Astros' Justin Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 on Sunday....
03:00, 09/02/2019

Castillo solid, Puig homers to lead Reds over Cardinals Luis Castillo pitched one-run ball over six innings, Yasiel Puig homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 following a rain delay of 1 hour, 20 minutes        ...
08:17, 06/05/2019

Springer, Correa, Chirinos homer, Astros beat Royals 6-4 HOUSTON (AP) — It’s no secret that Houston’s lineup has power from top to bottom. The Astros continued to show off that power on Monday night. George Springer, Carlos Correa and Robinson Chirinos each homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals. The Astros...
08:17, 05/07/2019

A's edge Astros 3-2 in 13 to inch closer in playoff chase Robbie Grossman singled home the winning run with two outs in the 13th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
16:34, 08/17/2019

Soler homers, drives in 2 as Royals beat Blue Jays 7-6 TORONTO (AP) — Jorge Soler homered and had two RBI, Brad Keller pitched five innings to win for the first time since May 22 and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 Sunday. Soler reached base three times as the Royals snapped a three-game losing streak and won for the first time in ...
23:51, 06/30/2019

Josh Bell homers again, Pirates beat Reds 7-2 for split CINCINNATI (AP) — Josh Bell tied the Pirates record with his 12th homer in May, and Pittsburgh stopped Derek Dietrich’s home run spree Wednesday, beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 for a split of their four-game series. Bell’s three-run homer tied Jason Bay’s mark from...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Justin Verlander orders Astros to bar Detroit reporter over grudge At Justin Verlander’s request, the Astros blocked a Detroit Free Press reporter from his post-game media session Wednesday night. On Thursday, Verlander explained why, labeling past behavior of the reporter, Anthony Fenech, as “unethical,” and said he reached out to the paper to give it an opportuni...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Pirates' rout sends Astros to first home series loss Corey Dickerson and Josh Bell each belted a two-run homer, and Joe Musgrove tossed six strong innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Houston Astros their first series loss at home with a 10-0 romp on Thursday afternoon....
03:51, 06/28/2019

Thornton shuts down former team, Blue Jays rout Astros 12-0 Trent Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto's five home runs and the Blue Jays hammered the Houston Astros 12-0 on Sunday....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Surging Yankees bash rival Astros for statement victory Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday has raised the question about just how deep the Yankees’ lineup will be. According to Chad Green, his buddies in the pitching fraternity are going to find out it won’t be much fun to navigate around Gary Sanchez, Giancarlo Stanton, Gleyber Torres,...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Astros All-Star George Springer carted off after colliding with wall George Springer was carted off after hitting his head against the wall making a catch in the Astros' game against the Brewers.       ...
09:34, 09/04/2019

Taylor’s 2 homers power Dodgers past Giants 9-2 for 50th win LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor homered twice, Cody Bellinger added a solo shot, and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ spotty bullpen was solid after starter Rich Hill left with an injury to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-2 Wednesday night and become the major leagues’ first 50-win team. The NL ...
10:34, 06/20/2019

Reynolds homers, Lyles fans 12 in Pirates' 5-3 win vs Padres Rookie Bryan Reynolds hit a go-ahead, two-run home run and Jordan Lyles struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory against the San Diego Padres        ...
09:17, 05/18/2019

Astros' Carlos Correa suffers fractured rib during massage Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has been put on the injured list with fractured rib suffered during an in-home massage.        ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Blackmon homers, Gray pitches Rockies past Dodgers 5-3 DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray and Clayton Kershaw turned Coors Field into a pitcher’s park for one night. Charlie Blackmon showed the hitters are still dangerous in the thin air. Gray pitched effectively into the seventh inning and Blackmon homered to lead the Colorado Rockies past the Los Angeles Do...
13:51, 06/30/2019

Newman homers, Pirates rally late to beat Brewers 3-2 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kevin Newman homered and extended his hitting streak to 18 games, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied with two late runs to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series. The Pirates tied it in the eighth when Bryan Reynolds led off with a walk o...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter, Astros beat Jays 2-0 Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0...
23:51, 09/01/2019

Carlos Correa’s clutch hit in ninth propels Astros past Red Sox HOUSTON — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to left off Matt Barnes (2-1). Following walks......
09:34, 05/26/2019

Trevor Story homers twice, Rockies rout Blue Jays 13-6 DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story hit a pair of two-run homers as part of a career-high seven-RBI night and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 13-6 on Friday for their sixth straight win. It was his 13th career multi-homer game. Story also had a three-run double, walked and scored fou...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Mike Ford creates good Yankees problem with more homers in win SEATTLE — Mike Ford has a Princeton University education and a body that resembles a run-stopping nose tackle. Combine those two attributes with a sweet left-handed swing and you get the latest Yankees first baseman contributing to a team headed for the American League East title. Ford homered twice...
10:34, 08/27/2019

Albies, Acuña hit homers to lead Braves past Cubs 3-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, Max Fried pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Tuesday night. Acuña crushed the first pitch of the game from Cubs rookie Adbert Alzolay into the left-field bleachers for his 19th homer of the se...
08:00, 06/26/2019

MLB trade deadline winners and losers: Astros shock, Yankees sit still SportsPulse: The MLB trade deadline was the last opportunity for contenders to improve their title chances. MLB insider Bob Nightengale believes the Astros did exactly while other contenders shockingly stood pat.       ...
07:17, 08/01/2019

Albies, Acuña hit homers to lead Braves past Cubs 3-2 Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, Max Fried pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2       ...
07:34, 06/26/2019

Altuve, Alvarez HR as Astros halt Yanks to end 7-game slide NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a leadoff homer, rookie Yordan Alvarez connected again and the Houston Astros beat the streaking New York Yankees 9-4 Sunday to end a season-high seven-game skid. New York had won eight straight but was stopped by ace Justin Verlander and a quartet of homers, includin...
01:51, 06/24/2019

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
02:17, 06/09/2019

Profar homers, A's hold off Royals 9-8 to take 4-game series Jurickson Profar homered and drove in three runs, Seth Brown added two RBIs and the Oakland Athletics held off the Kansas City Royals 9-8 to cap a four-game series victory       ...
02:51, 08/30/2019

Soler, Mondesi homers lead Royals past Rangers 4-2 Jorge Soler and Adalberto Mondesi homered and Jakob Junis allowed two runs in six innings as the Kansas City Royals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Texas Rangers on Thursday night        ...
05:51, 05/31/2019

Astros vs. Blue Jays: Wade Miley will keep Houston rolling Bill de Blasio failed to make the cut for the next Democratic debate after just 376,000 viewers tuned into his town hall on CNN. Cartoon Network drawing just under 350,000 for the same time period. CNN’s Chris Cuomo threatened to throw Bill “down the stairs like a punk” if he doesn’t quit, but our r...
01:51, 08/31/2019

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander throws third no-hitter of career Astros righty tosses third career no-hitter against Blue JaysVerlander, 36, struck out 14 and threw 120 pitches in 17th winHouston Astros ace Justin Verlander tossed the third no-hitter on Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays.Verlander struck out 14 and threw 120 pitches at Toronto. The only runner ...
22:51, 09/01/2019

Shohei Ohtani homers off Yusei Kikuchi to propel Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani and Yusei Kikuchi sensed the excitement around Angel Stadium each time they dug in against each other. The Japanese stars also realized millions of eyes were on them from across the Pacific as they faced each other in the major leagues for the first time. When Ohtani&...
12:17, 06/09/2019

Taika Waititi calls 'Jojo Rabbit' a 'love letter to mothers' at Toronto Film Festival Taika Waititi premiered his 'love letter to mothers,' the satire "Jojo Rabbit" with Scarlett Johansson, at the Toronto International Film Festival.        ...
00:17, 09/10/2019

Astros Bar Reporter From Postgame Presser At Justin Verlander's Request [Update] A Detroit Free Press reporter was barred from the Houston Astros’ postgame press conference last night because Justin Verlander said he would refuse to speak with media if the reporter was present....
07:34, 08/23/2019

Reyes' 2 homers, 3 RBIs lead Padres past Braves 4-3 Franmil Reyes homered twice and drove in three runs, Eric Hosmer also went deep and rookie Chris Paddack turned in another impressive start to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves        ...
04:51, 05/01/2019

Yordan Alvarez And The Astros Made A Strong Case For Relegating The Orioles In only the second-worst beatdown the Orioles have suffered at the hands of a Texas-based team in Camden Yards, the Astros ran roughshod all over Baltimore in a 23-2 win on Saturday. The hapless O’s were only allowed two innings of scoreless respite as the remaining seven included at least one run t...
21:19, 08/11/2019

Astros to acquire former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke from Diamondbacks The Houston Astros have agreed to acquire veteran starting pitcher Zack Greinke from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for four Minor League prospects....
05:51, 08/01/2019

Opinion: Astros dominate opponents behind powerful offense, spectacular pitching The Astros continue to bludgeon the opposition, winning 21-1 and 15-0 in back-to-back games and outscoring its opponents by 255 runs this season.       ...
10:00, 09/11/2019

LEADING OFF: Astros' Alvarez stars, Encarnación trade LEADING OFF: Astros rookie Alvarez making big impact, Yankees get Encarnación, Braves starter Newcomb exits after liner to head       ...
00:51, 06/17/2019

With homers still flying at record pace, baseball careens toward an October unlike any other The American and National League records were broken in the past 10 days. Next week, the all-time record will fall. How will this affect the postseason?...
23:01, 09/06/2019

Whoa! Rookie Aquino homers 3 more times, Reds drub Cubs 10-1 Reds rookie Aristides Aquino homered in his first three at-bats, keeping up his prodigious power display and leading Cincinnati over the Chicago Cubs 10-1       ...
06:17, 08/11/2019

LEADING OFF: Braves' Riley homers in debut, Bell streaking LEADING OFF: Braves prospect Riley homers in debut, Bell streaking for Pirates, Angels add another two-way player        ...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Astros starter Justin Verlander throws no-hitter against Blue Jays The Astros star became the first pitcher to no-hit the same team twice on the road, according to MLB.com. Verlander did it in 2011, too.       ...
05:34, 09/02/2019

Aaron Judge belts 2 homers as Yankees’ AL East lead grows ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Not every locker in the Yankees’ clubhouse housed a major contributor to the latest clutch victory, but there were enough that you needed your head on a swivel to stay connected. Along the left wall Aaron Judge stood explaining his home runs in the first and last innings. Acro...
08:35, 07/06/2019

Pueblo High grad & UofA broadcasters calls “no-hitter” for Astros HOUSTON – Pueblo High School and Univ. of Arizona alum Francisco Romero got the chance to call his fifth “no-hitter” as a Major League Broadcaster. We caught up with Romero after the historic call of the Justin Verlander No-hitter for the Astros: ...
09:34, 09/02/2019

The 2-Year-Old Who Was Hit By A Foul Ball At An Astros Game Suffered A Skull Fracture On May 29, a two-year-old girl was struck by a foul ball during a game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston. In the first update about the child’s condition since then, an attorney representing her family revealed today that she suffered a fractured skull when she was struck by the ball....
00:51, 06/27/2019

O'Hearn, Merrifield hit grand slams; Royals rout Astros 12-2 Whit Merrifield and Ryan O'Hearn each hit a grand slam to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 12-2 romp over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night        ...
05:51, 05/08/2019

Cole wins 17th, Springer's HR lifts Astros over Royals 4-1 George Springer hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the ninth inning, Gerrit Cole win his 13th straight decision and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 to stop a three-game losing streak       ...
09:51, 09/14/2019

Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez home run ball doesn't appear to land Houston Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez hit two home runs against the Oakland Athletics on Monday night, and at least one of the moonshots may have actually reached the lunar surface....
18:17, 09/10/2019

Gurriel homers twice, Blue Jays snap skid, beat Royals 6-2 TORONTO (AP) — Eric Sogard hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered twice for his second straight multi-homer game and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday. Randal Grichuk added a two-run ho...
05:17, 06/29/2019

Astros' Jake Marisnick suspended two games for collision with Jonathan Lucroy MLB suspended Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick for two games Thursday after his violent collision at home plate with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy....
05:17, 07/12/2019

Alex Rodriguez could be your next landlord Yankee legend Alex Rodriguez just might be your next landlord. Retired third baseman Rodriquez just announced that he’s picked up a 21-unit rental tower in Manhattan’s East Village. While this marks his first major real estate play in his adopted home town, he’s been dabbling in the Miami mark...
16:17, 06/02/2019

As broadcasters interview his parents, Marlins rookie Isan Diaz homers in his MLB debut Parents go crazy as Marlins rookie gets his first MLB hit, a home run off reigning Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets.       ...
03:00, 08/06/2019

Houston Astros fans brave torrential downpour even with stadium roof closed The Houston Astros closed their roof Thursday for their game against the Texas Rangers but fans still needed to break out the umbrellas as the torrential downpour swept through the area....
18:51, 05/10/2019

Stunning Zack Greinke trade makes Astros the World Series favorite Houston landed the 35-year-old right-hander in a deal with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, adding Greinke to an already strong rotation.       ...
01:51, 08/01/2019

Girl, 2, hit by foul ball at Astros game suffered skull fracture, attorney says A 2-year-old girl who was struck by a foul ball during a Houston Astros home game last month suffered a skull fracture and seizures, an attorney for her family said Wednesday....
09:51, 06/27/2019

Houston Astros, Justin Verlander and Detroit Free Press: Here's what happened Justin Verlander and Detroit Free Press reporter Anthony Fenech have a checkered past, but that isn't the issue.       ...
04:34, 08/25/2019

Houston Astros acquire Zack Greinke in stunning deadline pitching grab Astros eclipse Yankees as AL favorites with stunning tradeNL-leading Dodgers add infield depth with Jedd Gyorko dealNationals reshape bullpen, adding three relievers at deadlineZack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news f...
23:51, 07/31/2019

LEADING OFF: Marlins' Gallen makes debut, Astros meet Yanks LEADING OFF: Gallen makes MLB debut for Marlins vs former club, Astros-Yanks meet in matchup of division leaders       ...
10:17, 06/20/2019

MLB: Justin Verlander, Houston Astros barring Detroit Free Press violates CBA Verlander requested the Houston Astros to keep writer Anthony Fenech out of the clubhouse after the Tigers' 2-1 win       ...
23:34, 08/22/2019

UA/Astros broadcaster & Pueblo High grad reacts to trade for D-Backs Greinke HOUSTON – With former Arizona Diamondback ace Zach Greinke being traded to Houston, many believe the Astros have all it takes to win another World Series.  That includes Pueblo High School grad and U of A football announcer for Spanish-language games Francisco Romero. Romero is also part of th...
22:17, 08/02/2019

In era of analytics, Astros aces Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole are keeping it old-school As home runs fly and WAR becomes a standard statistic to judge pitchers, some of the game's old-school aces still value wins and ERA.       ...
02:34, 09/13/2019

Orioles catcher Severino sets franchise mark by hitting three homers against Rangers Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino made franchise history Tuesday night in the team's 12-11 victory over the Texas Rangers by hitting three home runs....
21:00, 06/05/2019

Alex Mann: the teenage rap fan who lit up Glastonbury Fifteen-year-old rattled through every word of Dave’s complex Thiago Silva tuneOn Sunday afternoon, Alex Mann was an ordinary teenage rap fan from England’s smallest city, enjoying himself at his first Glastonbury festival. By Monday morning, he had been plucked from the crowd at the Other Stage to ...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Alex Trebek says his cancer is now in "near remission" Back in early March, game show fans worldwide were struck with some truly dispiriting news: An announcement from Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Over the last few months—even as the show itself has commanded increased pop culture scrutiny, thanks...
07:34, 05/30/2019