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Astros' 11-game winning streak ends, Nationals romp 13-6

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/14 5:44P By HARVEY VALENTINE - Associated
Yadiel Hernandez and Maikel Franco homered and the Washington Nationals ended the Houston Astros’ 11-game winning streak with a 13-6 romp. Manager Dusty Baker and the Astros fell one game short of matching the franchise-record 12-game winning...

Astros acquire utilityman Dubón in trade with Giants

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/14 5:44A AP
The Houston Astros have acquired utilityman Mauricio Dubón in a trade with the San Francisco Giants. The 27-year-old Dubón is batting .239 with two homers and eight RBIs in 21 games this season. He has big league experience at second…

LEADING OFF: Astros aim to match team mark of 12 wins in row

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/13 9:37P By The Associated Press
Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros try for their 12th straight win Saturday, which would tie the team record. Altuve homered on the first pitch of the game Friday night as the Astros won their 11th in a row, beating…

Astros beat Nationals 6-1 for 11th straight victory

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/13 4:02P By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jose Altuve homered on the first pitch of the game, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel also went deep and the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 11 games with a 6-1 rout of the Washington Nationals…

Astros push winning streak to 11, roll past Nationals 6-1

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/13 3:59P By PATRICK STEVENS - Associated
Jose Altuve drilled a home run on the first pitch of the game, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel also homered, and the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 11 games with a 6-1 rout of the Washington Nationals. Houston…

Astros take two from Twins, extend win streak to 10 games

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/12 6:20P By The Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luis Garcia and three relievers combined on a seven-hitter, Yordan Álvarez homered twice and Jeremy Peña capped a big day with three hits as the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 10 games with a 5-0…

Yankees GM Cashman brushes off Crane’s scandal comments

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/12 2:02P AP
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is brushing off Houston owner Jim Crane’s recent comments about the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. Speaking to reporters before New York’s series opener against the White Sox, Cashman called Crane’s...

Álvarez HRs twice, Astros top Twins 5-0, win 10th straight

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/12 1:38P By PATRICK DONNELLY - Associated
Luis Garcia and three relievers combined on a seven-hitter, Yordan Álvarez homered twice and Jeremy Peña capped a big day with three hits as the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 10 games with a 5-0 victory over the…

Astros lead Twins 5-1 with game suspended after 3 innings

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/11 5:21P By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Write
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Houston and Minnesota had their game suspended Wednesday night when a severe thunderstorm rolled through and halted play in the top of the fourth inning, with the Astros leading the Twins 5-1 on Jeremy Peña's three RBIs…

Verlander loses no-hitter in 8th, Astros beat Twins 5-0

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/10 5:54P By TYLER MASON Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After two frustrating years, Astros ace Justin Verlander was uncertain about his baseball future. The two-time Cy Young Award winner pitched just one game in 2020 and 2021 combined, missing all of last season following Tommy John…

Astros' Verlander loses no-hit bid with 1 out in 8th

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/10 4:28P By TYLER MASON Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander lost a no-hit bid with one out in the eighth inning Tuesday night when the Minnesota Twins' Gio Urshela lined a clean single to right field.

Grand slam by Diaz vs. Tigers helps Astros to 7-0 homestand

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/8 11:49A By JORDAN GODWIN Associated Pres
HOUSTON (AP) — Aledmys Díaz hit a grand slam, Jake Odorizzi threw five innings of one-hit ball and the Houston Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 5-0 on Sunday for a four-game sweep and their seventh straight win.

Astros stretch winning streak to 6 with 3-2 win over Tigers

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 5/7 1:21P By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writ
HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve homered early, and Michael Brantley tripled in a two-run eighth to help the Houston Astros run their winning streak to a season-best six games with an 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
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