Yu Darvish allowed four runs while recording just five outs Friday night at Minute Maid, as the Astros took a 2-1 World Series lead with a 5-3 win in game three. 443 more words
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HOUSTON (AP) — When the Houston Astros traded for Justin Verlander less than three weeks ago, they envisioned days like this.
Verlander struck out 10 over seven innings in his first home start for Houston, Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez homered in a big fifth inning and the Astros clinched the American League West with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. 798 more words
Only four years go the Houston Astros were the laughing stock of the league, coming off a shameful 55-111 finish in 2013. 2011 and 2012 weren’t much better either, as they failed to crack the 60-win plateau in both those years as well. 1,252 more words
Bryce Harper reached base 3 times with 2 homers and 3 driven in as the Nationals blanked Cincinnati, 5-0.
Gio Gonzalez pitched a shutout into the 9th, finishing with 8 1/3 scoreless frames, 4 hits and 6 strikeouts to earn Washington’s 5-0 decision over the Reds. 1,085 more words