Astros blast past Athletics on Apollo 11 night

Baseball / MLB Jul 23, 2019

Astros blast past Athletics on Apollo 11 night

On the night the Houston Astros celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by NASA's Apollo 11, the number 11 factored prominently into a lopsided win over the Oakland Athletics. Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and Aledmys Diaz, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli ...

Astros top Orioles in 11th

Baseball / MLB Jun 8, 2019

Astros top Orioles in 11th

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. Yuli Gurriel singled with one out in the 11th before Chirinos hit a line drive to left ...

Fernandez, Marlins beat Pirates ace Cole

Baseball / MLB Jun 1, 2016

Fernandez, Marlins beat Pirates ace Cole

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said before Tuesday night's game, "You're not going to beat a good pitcher with his good stuff." Unfortunately for the Pirates, Marlins ace Jose Fernandez had his good stuff. Fernandez pitched seven scoreless innings to help the Miami Marlins beat Gerrit ...

Dominant Cole lifts Pirates to victory

Baseball / MLB Sep 21, 2015

Dominant Cole lifts Pirates to victory

The Pittsburgh Pirates showed the team with the most home runs in the National League they can hold their own in the power department — a fact greatly appreciated by Gerrit Cole. Starling Marte hitting a tying home run, Pedro Alvarez had a go-ahead homer ...