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 ...

Yankees get bounces in victory against Astros

Baseball / MLB Jun 23, 2019

Yankees get bounces in victory against Astros

Booed and banged up during a frustrating season, Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton muscled his way to a breakthrough performance Saturday night. A couple inches the other way, it might've been the Houston Astros' turn to exhale. Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles — both ...

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 ...

Red Sox glad ALCS begins at home

Baseball / MLB Oct 12, 2018

Red Sox glad ALCS begins at home

The Red Sox hope home-field advantage makes a difference after consecutive Division Series eliminations. Boston began the postseason 0-2 on the road at Cleveland in 2016 and again at Houston last year. By winning a club-record 108 games this season, the Red Sox ensured home-field advantage ...

Dodgers advance to NLCS; Astros, Red Sox record victories

Baseball / MLB Oct 9, 2018

Dodgers advance to NLCS; Astros, Red Sox record victories

Kenta Maeda worked a scoreless eighth inning to help the Los Angeles Dodgers bounce back and beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Monday for a spot in the National League Championship Series. The Dodgers won the NL Division Series 3-1 and will meet the Milwaukee ...

Red Sox hold on to win Game 1

Baseball / MLB Oct 6, 2018

Red Sox hold on to win Game 1

Chris Sale left the mound to a standing ovation and then waited along with anxious Red Sox fans while the Boston bullpen frittered away most of a five-run lead. Bases loaded in the sixth inning. Two runs. Bases loaded, nobody out in the seventh. The Yankees ...