Astros Clinch ALDS, Power Past Athletics 11-6Carlos Correa hit a go-ahead, three-run homer after Michael Brantley's two-run shot in the fourth inning, helping the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 11-6 on Thursday to clinch their home-run heavy AL Division Series in four games.
Astros Rally Past Athletics 10-5 In ALDS Opener
Laureano Strikes Back, 2-Out Hit In 9th Puts A's Past AstrosRamón Laureano, suspended last month for charging the Houston dugout and triggering a bench-clearing brawl, hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning that lifted the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics over the Astros 3-2 Wednesday night.
Gurriel Hits Go-Ahead Sacrifice Fly, Astros End 6-Game SkidDusty Baker waited for the Houston Astros to catch even a small break, and then his club finally got a few.
Davis, A's Hand Greinke, Astros 6th Straight Loss In Game 1Khris Davis homered and hit an RBI double against previously unbeaten Zack Greinke, and the Oakland Athletics sent the Houston Astros to their sixth straight loss, 4-2 Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader.
Murphy Hits Homer, Two-Run Single, A's Take 1st From AstrosSean Murphy homered and hit a two-run single to help Chris Bassitt snap a three-start winless stretch, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 6-0 on Monday night with both teams missing star players.
Maldonado's 3-Run Shot Leads Astros Over Giants 5-1Martín Maldonado hit a three-run home run to back a strong start by Zack Greinke and help the Houston Astros to a 5-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.
Crawford's RBI In 10th Lifts Giants Over Astros 7-6Brandon Crawford's RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the San Francisco Giants to a 7-6 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Astros Coach Gets 20-Game Suspension, A’s Laureano 6 After Benches-Clearing BrawlHouston Astros hitting coach Álex Cintrón received a 20-game suspension and a fine Tuesday for his role in a benches-clearing brawl at Oakland, while Athletics outfielder Ramon Laureano was given a six-game suspension and a fine.
McCullers Throws 7 Scoreless, Astros Beat Giants 6-4Lance McCullers Jr. pitched no-hit ball into the seventh inning, Michael Brantley and Carlos Correa drove in two runs each and the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 6-4 win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
A's Hold Off Astros In 13th Inning For Seventh Straight WinMarcus Semien singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 13th in a game that matched the longest this season with baseball's new extra-innings rule, and the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-2 on Friday night for their seventh straight win.