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Cole reaches 300 Ks for season, Astros beat Rangers 3-2

Gerrit Cole struck out 10 batters, including his 300th of the season, in eight strong innings, Yuli Gurriel and Jose Altuve homered and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 to lock up a postseason berth

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter; first with Astros

Choi hits key double, Rays rally past Astros 9-8

Verlander gets win despite ejection as Astros down Rays 15-1

Cole strikes out 12, Bregman HR lifts Astros over Tigers 6-3

Verlander allows 2 HRs in 2-hitter, loses 2-1 to Tigers

Astros hit 3 homers, beat Tigers 6-3 as Sanchez exits early

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Gurriel has 2 RBIs, helps Astros over Tigers 5-4

Greinke gets 200th win, pitches Astros past A’s 4-1

Chapman, Canha back Bassitt in A’s 8-4 win over Astros

A’s edge Astros 3-2 in 13 to inch closer in playoff chase

A’s hold off Houston 7-6 in a home run derby with 10 homers

McCann grand slam in 8th powers White Sox past Astros 13-9

Astros pitcher Cole undergoes tests on injured hamstring

Houston Astros ace Gerrit Cole underwent tests on his right hamstring, a day after he was a late scratch in the doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox

Astros Gerrit Cole pulled before start with White Sox

Houston Astros right-hander Gerrit Cole doesn't make scheduled start against the White Sox because of right hamstring discomfort

Astros and White Sox split doubleheader

Ivan Nova tossed a four-hitter and the Chicago White Sox took advantage of an injury to Houston ace Gerrit Cole for a 4-1 win and split of their doubleheader on Tuesday

Greinke, Springer lead Astros over Chisox to open twinbill

Zack Greinke tossed six solid innings in his second start with the Astros, George Springer and José Altuve hit solo home runs and Houston topped the Chicago White Sox 6-2 in the first game of a doubleheader

Greinke’s 2nd start with Astros postponed by rain

Alvarez hits three homers in Astros 23-2 rout of Orioles

Miley helps Astros beat Orioles 3-2 for 7th straight victory

Houston Astros to extend protective netting at Minute Maid Park

Gurriel 8 RBIs, Cole wins 10th in row, Astros rout Rockies

Greinke wins Astros debut with HR help, tops Rockies 11-6

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Miley solid, Astros hit 6 homers to rout Mariners 10-2

Wade Miley had another solid start and the Houston Astros backed him up with a season-high six homers to rout the Seattle Mariners 10-2

Cole extends win streak to 9 games, Astros beat Indians 7-1

Gerrit Cole pitched one-run ball over seven innings and extended his winning streak to a career-best nine games as the Houston Astros beat the Indians 7-1, spoiling the Cleveland debut of Yasiel Puig and the return of Danny Salazar

Perez homers twice, Indians power past Astros 10-4

Perez homers twice, Santana and Kipnis hit 3-run shots as Indians pound Astros 10-4

Astros acquire Maldonado from Cubs

The Houston Astros have acquired catcher Martín Maldonado from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for infielder/outfielder Tony Kemp.

Astros trade for Cy Young winner Zack Greinke

The Houston Astros have the third best team ERA in the MLB, but that didn’t stop the Astros from trading for the biggest pitching name of the Trade Deadline. Houston has reached a deal with the Diamondbacks to add six-time All-Star Zack Greinke to its rotation.

Astros play Cleveland, aim to build on Verlander’s solid performance

Houston looks to follow up a dominant outing by Tuesday starter Justin Verlander

Verlander strikes out 13, leads Astros over Indians 2-0

Justin Verlander struck out 13 to reach double figures for the third straight start and sixth time this season, leading the Houston Astros over the Cleveland Indians 2-0

Astros’ Marisnick 2-game suspension upheld by MLB

Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick's two-game suspension for his violent home plate collision with Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy on July 7 has been upheld by Major League Baseball

Astros hit 3 homers, beat Cards 6-2; Goldschmidt streak ends

George Springer led off the game with a home run, Jose Altuve and rookie Yordan Alvarez also connected and the Houston Astros beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2

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

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

Astros acquire pitcher Andre Scrubb from Dodgers

The Houston Astros have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Andre Scrubb from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for infielder Tyler White.

Springer and Altuve homer to lead Astros over Athletics 4-2

Jose Altuve and George Springer both hit two-run homers to back up another solid start by Justin Verlander and give the Houston Astros a 4-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday

Laureano’s double in 11th lifts A’s over Astros 4-3

Matt Olson hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning and Ramon Laureano's ground-rule RBI double with one out in the 11th gave the Oakland Athletics a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros

Gerrit Cole leads Astros to 11-1 win over Athletics

Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and Aledmys Diaz, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel homered as the Houston Astros jumped on Homer Bailey for nine runs early and sailed to an 11-1 win over the Oakland Athletics

Brantley hits 2 HRs, Astros top Rangers 5-3 for 5th straight

Michael Brantley homered twice, Jose Altuve also went deep and the Houston Astros beat the struggling Texas Rangers 5-3 for their fifth straight victory

Urquidy dominates struggling Rangers in Astros’ 6-1 win

José Urquidy threw seven dominant innings for his first major league win and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, sending the Houston Astros to a 6-1 victory over the skidding Texas Rangers

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stitched up: Astros’ All-Star INF Bregman out of lineup

All-Star INF Bregman out of Astros starting lineup after taking groundball off his chin

Astros’ Alex Bregman takes ground ball to the chin; exits game against Rangers early

Former LSU baseball standout and current MLB All-Star with the Houston Astros, Alex Bregman, exited Thursday night’s game against the Texas Rangers after a ground ball hit him in the face.

The Latest: AL racks up Ks, tops NL 4-3 for 7th straight win

The Latest: AL pitchers strike out 16, beat NL 4-3 for seventh straight All-Star Game win

Astros’ Bregman eliminated by Pederson in 1st round of HR Derby

Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman was hoping to add a Home Run Derby title to his trophy shelf to go along with last year’s All-Star Game MVP. Despite bringing a pretty powerful swing to to Progressive Field, the LSU alum once again couldn’t advance to the second round.

Verlander to start MLB All-Star Game

Astros RHP Justin Verlander was named the starting pitcher for the American League squad in Tuesday night’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH.

Angels hit four homers to down Astros 5-4

Mike Trout hit his American League-leading 26th homer, and Kole Calhoun, Shohei Ohtani and Andrelton Simmons also went deep to give the Los Angeles Angels a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.

Bregman, Pederson join All-Star Home Run Derby

Houston's Alex Bregman and Joc Pederson of the Los Angeles Dodgers have joined the field for Monday's All-Star Home Run Derby

Astros blast their way past Rockies for 5th straight win

The Houston Astros won their fifth straight Wednesday by taking down the Rockies in Colorado for the second day in a row.

Gurriel hits 2 HRs, Astros beat Rockies, 9-8

Yuli Gurriel homered twice and drove in four runs to lead the Houston Astros over the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Tuesday night.

Gurriel hits 2 HRs, Astros beat Rockies, 9-8

Gurriel hits 2 home runs, Altuve has 4 hits as Astros beat Rockies, 9-8.

Seven Astros advance to the starters election

Major League Baseball announced “The Primary” results of the American League All-Star voting tonight, which revealed that seven Astros advanced to the second round, the “Starters Election."

Yanks 4 HRs, win 6th in row 10-6; Astros lose 5th straight

Gary Sánchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in a hurry, connecting in a six-run fourth inning that powered the New York Yankees past the Houston Astros 10-6 for their sixth straight win

Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros

Nick Senzel singled home the tying run with two outs in the ninth, and Jesse Winker followed with an RBI single Wednesday afternoon as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory and a rare sweep of the Houston Astros

Reds try for series sweep over Astros

Cincinnati can secure a series sweep with a win when they host Houston

Reds hit 3 homers off Justin Verlander, beat Astros 4-3

Jesse Winker and Derek Dietrich homered off Justin Verlander in the first inning, 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