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Yankees blank Astros, take 1-0 lead in ALCS

Gleyber Torres knocked in five runs and Masahiro Tanaka allowed just one hit in six innings as the New York Yankees shut out the Houston Astros 7-0 in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday night....

Yankees blank Astros, take 1-0 lead in ALCS

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Breaking down Yankees-Astros ALCS matchup Forget the World Series. This ALCS is the matchup people have been waiting for, as the 107-win Astros and 103-win Yankees are set to meet for the second time in three years with a trip to the Fall Classic on the line. In 2017, the wild-card Yankees were a surprise to get that far and......
13:17, 2019-10-12

5 things to know about Astros before Yankees’ daunting ALCS 1. The Astros nearly had three no-hitters this season, which would have made been an MLB first. Instead, they settled for two, becoming the 18th team to accomplish the feat. Zack Greinke, who previously said throwing a no-hitter would be a “hassle,” got two outs from throwing one against...
22:51, 2019-10-11

How Yankees-Astros are different since 2017 ALCS battle It’s been only two years since the Yankees and Astros met in the ALCS, but plenty has changed. A look at what’s different this time around:  The Astros have replaced Dallas Keuchel, Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers Jr. with the big guns otherwise known as Gerrit Cole and Zack Greinke. Jose Urquidy...
13:17, 2019-10-12

Astros ALCS roster: Houston’s all-in plan to beat Yankees The Astros are rolling with only right-handed pitchers — 12 total — against the Yankees’ dangerous right-handed lineup in the ALCS, which begins Saturday night in Houston. Here is the Astros’ full ALCS roster: Pitchers Bryan Abreu Gerrit Cole Zack Greinke Will Harris Josh Jam...
22:00, 2019-10-12

ALCS preview: Astros vs. Yankees is the marquee matchup of the postseason This is the series America has been waiting for. A rematch of the 2017 ALCS between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros.       ...
17:00, 2019-10-12

Yankees top Astros 7-0 in ALCS opener behind Torres hitting, Tanaka pitching Gleyber Torres kept up his postseason surge with a homer and five RBIs, Masahiro Tanaka polished his playoff resume and the New York Yankees blanked the Houston Astros 7-0 Saturday night in the AL Championship Series opener....
19:17, 2019-10-13

'It's been brewing': Two years after epic seven-game ALCS, Astros and Yankees set for rematch Two years after the Astros came out ahead in seven games, the Yankees will get another shot at getting bat to the World Series.       ...
16:17, 2019-10-11

Houston Astros level ALCS with Yankees on Correa's walk-off in 11th Slumping shortstop hits game-winning homer in ALCSGame 3 is Tuesday afternoon at Yankee StadiumCarlos Correa hit a leadoff home run in the 11th inning and the Houston Astros won a battle of the bullpens, beating the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night to tie the AL Championship Series at one game apie...
09:34, 2019-10-14

Houston advances to ALCS to give what America wants: an Astros-Yankees matchup Houston beat Tampa Bay in Game 5 of the ALDS to give what America wants most-- a Yankees-Astros matchup in the ALCS.       ...
16:17, 2019-10-11

Yankees vs. Astros predictions: The Post experts pick ALCS winner Our Post experts predict the winner of the MLB playoff ALCS series between the New York Yankees and Astros that begins on Saturday night in Houston: Ken Davidoff: Yankees in 6 Every path of logic leads to the Astros sending the Yankees home this week. But this is October. Strange stuff happens. The ...
13:17, 2019-10-12

Yankees' Gleyber Torres torches Astros as New York wins Game 1 of ALCS Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres drove in five runs and New York beat the Astros 7-0 in Game 1 of the ALCS.       ...
10:51, 2019-10-13

Houston Astros turn back Tampa Bay to book ALCS showdown with Yankees Gerrit Cole pitches another masterpiece to lead Astros into ALCSHouston will host Yankees in Game 1 at home on Saturday nightAll season long, it seemed inevitable.Yankees v Astros for the American League pennant. Continue reading......
22:17, 2019-10-11

ALCS: Carlos Correa blasts walk-off homer, Astros top Yankees to tie series Carlos Correa belted a walk-off home run in the 11th inning as the Houston Astros earned a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday night to tie the AL Championship Series....
09:00, 2019-10-14

How to watch Yankees vs. Astros: MLB live stream, schedule, TV channel, start time for ALCS Game 1 The American League juggernauts square off in a best-of-seven series starting with Game 1 on Saturday night in Houston.       ...
04:00, 2019-10-13

How to watch Yankees vs. Astros: MLB live stream, schedule, TV channel, start time for ALCS Game 2 New York looks to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the American League Championship Series after a big win in the series opener.       ...
00:00, 2019-10-14

Tanaka Ks 10 in 2-hitter, Yankees blank Rays 3-0 to up lead NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts for his fourth major league shutout, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Monday night to increase their slim lead in the AL East. DJ LeMahieu hit a two-run homer off Yonny Chirinos, and Cameron Maybin homered...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Giolito spins 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0 Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-0        ...
08:17, 2019-05-24

ALDS: Houston Astros beat Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5, advance to ALCS Gerrit Cole had another dominant pitching performance as the Houston Astros eliminated the scrappy Tampa Bay Rays with a 6-1 win Thursday night in Game 5 of their AL Division Series....
10:17, 2019-10-11

Yankees announce ALCS rotation Masahiro Tanaka will take the ball in Game 1 of the ALCS against Zack Greinke and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park, Aaron Boone announced on Friday. James Paxton will start Game 2 opposite Justin Verlander, and Luis Severino will get the nod in Game 3 at Yankee Stadium against Gerrit Cole. For...
19:34, 2019-10-12

Where it all went wrong for Yankees in 2017 ALCS heartbreak All the Yankees needed was one win in two games for a ticket to the World Series. They had momentum on their side, Luis Severino and CC Sabathia at the ready on full rest to start and an offense that had just exploded during three straight wins at Yankee Stadium. And then the Astros sent......
13:17, 2019-10-12

The Yankees’ most curious ALCS decision now awaits them MINNEAPOLIS — The junior varsity portion of these playoffs ends now for the Yankees. This was supposed to be the year the Twins were better than that, what with their 300-plus homers and 100-plus wins. They were going to put up resistance, perhaps even a few wins. But on Elimination Monday — when fo...
09:00, 2019-10-08

Yankees knock out Twins again for ALCS berth MINNEAPOLIS — If only the Yankees could play the Twins every step of the way. While the Yankees didn’t punish their favorite punching bag Monday night in Game 3 of the ALDS, they swept the Twins in three games with a 5-1 victory that was witnessed by a sold-out crowd of 41,121 that included Hal......
09:00, 2019-10-08

Yankees will start Masahiro Tanaka in Game 1 of the ALCS Aaron Boone tweaked his starting rotation for the ALCS. The Yankees manager announced Friday that Masahiro Tanaka will pitch Game 1 in Houston on Saturday night against the Astros’ Zack Greinke. Tanaka started in Game 1 when the two teams met in the 2017 ALCS and lost 2-1. James Paxton, who took the...
08:17, 2019-10-12

YES analyst John Flaherty on approach Yankees must take into ALCS No heroes. Being one will cement your place in postseason lore. Resisting the temptation to become one is what helped the Yankees sweep the Twins in the ALDS, argues John Flaherty. “What is so important and impressive is the personality of the at-bats,” Flaherty, the former Yankees catcher and YES N...
11:51, 2019-10-11

Yankees' Gleyber Torres, 22, not scared of the big stage in the ALCS Gleyber Torres, 22, led the Yankees offense with five RBI and a home run en route to a 7-0 win over the Astros in Game 1 of the ALCS.       ...
10:51, 2019-10-13

CC Sabathia clears key hurdle to making Yankees’ ALCS roster Based on CC Sabathia’s conversation with Aaron Boone on Thursday, the veteran lefty came through Wednesday’s throwing session without a problem. “Just talking to him when he came in, said he felt good. You know, so far encouraging,’’ Boone said of Sabathia, who participated in Thursday’s workout and...
11:51, 2019-10-11

CC Sabathia’s ALCS confidence pushes Yankees to relief decision MINNEAPOLIS — CC Sabathia played catch for the second straight day Monday before the Yankees closed out the Twins in Game 3 of the ALDS at Target Field and feels confident he can be part of the ALCS roster after sitting out the three-game sweep. “I do,” Sabathia answered when asked if two rece...
17:51, 2019-10-08

CC Sabathia, Aaron Hicks could join Yankees on ALCS roster A Yankees roster that steamrolled past the Twins in the ALDS could have a different look when Game 1 of the ALCS starts Saturday against the winner of the Rays-Astros’ Game 5 of the ALDS on Thursday night. Aaron Hicks and CC Sabathia, who weren’t active for the three-game sweep of the Twins, are bei...
01:17, 2019-10-10

ALDS: New York Yankees sweep Minnesota Twins to reach ALCS The New York Yankees cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins to complete a three-game sweep in their NL Division Series and advance to the NL Championship Series....
08:00, 2019-10-08

Aaron Boone is one crucial year wiser heading into Yankees’ ALCS There is no great mystery to the job of managing a baseball team. You have to be blessed with certain talents – a high baseball IQ, a dash of fearlessness, a plentiful helping of intellect, an ability to relate with an eclectic assortment of personalities – and then you have to work at it. A......
01:17, 2019-10-10

Yankees ALCS roster: Aaron Hicks, CC Sabathia stunningly back HOUSTON — The Yankees will have some new — but familiar — faces when they begin the ALCS Saturday night against the Astros, as both Aaron Hicks and CC Sabathia were put on the 25-man roster. Hicks overcame a flexor strain to make it back after being out since Aug. 3, while Sabathia...
22:00, 2019-10-12

Luis Severino shines, Yankees sweep Twins to advance to ALCS Luis Severino tossed four scoreless innings en route to a Yankees 5-1 victory. They will face the winner between the Astros and Rays in the ALCS.       ...
14:51, 2019-10-08

Yankees vs. Astros: The series everyone wanted is here HOUSTON — When the Yankees pulled into Minute Maid Park on April 8, they were nine games into the season and the drums already were beating loudly for a Yankees-Astros ALCS in October. The hype was real because they turned out to be the best two teams in the American League and will play a......
13:17, 2019-10-12

How Vegas is looking at rotations of Yankees and Astros As the much-anticipated Houston Astros-New York Yankees series continues this weekend at the Stadium, bettors should already be thinking about starting pitching outlooks for the postseason. Houston and New York are virtual locks to make the playoffs given their great starts to 2019 and talent depth....
20:34, 2019-06-21

All-Star starters revealed: Astros lead with three Alex Bregman, the runaway All-Star winner at third base for the American League, will be joined in the starting lineup by fellow Astros George Springer and Michael Brantley....
05:17, 2019-06-28

Astros lead way with 6 All-Stars; Dodgers among clubs with 4 NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9. Major League Baseball unveiled full rosters for the midsummer showcase Sunday, and the Astros top all big league clubs with six pl...
02:34, 2019-07-01

How many bad teams would it take to beat the Astros, Dodgers or Yankees? We picked the best players from the worst rosters in baseball and pitted them against the game's big three. The results reflect the absurdity of our era....
14:17, 2019-09-13

Bob Boone has more than a fatherly interest in Yankees-Astros HOUSTON — Bob Boone will be at Minute Maid Park for the ALCS, but not to offer fatherly advice to Aaron Boone. Instead, the elder Boone will be there in his role as a senior advisor to Washington general manager Mike Rizzo. “When I woke up this morning, I thought to myself, ‘Should I recuse......
13:17, 2019-10-12

Yankees-Astros becoming baseball’s next great rivalry HOUSTON — Sometimes, the very best rivalries are the ones you don’t see coming. Look, it’s understood that nothing will ever surpass the relationship the Yankees have with the Red Sox. There’s a hundred years of history there, for one, starting with the coming centenary of the Sox dealing Babe Ruth....
08:17, 2019-10-12

Yankees beat skidding Astros 4-1 for 7th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row, providing a pair of two-run shots that sent the New York Yankees past the skidding Houston Astros 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh straight victory. Aaron Judge was hitless in his return to the lineup — ba...
04:51, 2019-06-22

James Paxton gives Yankees a look at their best Astros answer That guy would have a fighting chance against the Astros. That guy showed some resiliency. Any chance that guy will be wearing a Yankees uniform in October? Yankee Stadium rocked Friday night once Gleyber Torres crushed a first-inning grand slam, and from there, James Paxton did his part to ensure a...
06:51, 2019-08-03

Cole strikes out 15 as Astros top Rays for 2-0 ALDS lead Gerrit Cole struck out 15 batters in 7 2/3 innings, leading the visiting Houston Astos tp a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday in Game 2 of the American League Division Series at Minute Maid Park....
20:00, 2019-10-06

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 HOUSTON (AP) — Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Núñez homered in the sixth inning and the Astros tied it in the bottom half on a sacrifice fly, ...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Looking back at Yankees’ biggest Astros killers in 2019 The Astros won the 2019 regular-season series against the Yankees, sweeping a three-game set in Houston in April before the Yankees took three of four in The Bronx in June. Here’s how it went down: Jose Altuve had a slight down year by his own standards, but not against the Yankees. The former...
22:51, 2019-10-11

Astros Offer Yankees a Potential Glimpse of the Postseason Houston was missing two of its best hitters for this series. But Justin Verlander was on the mound Sunday and the Astros won the season series between the teams....
02:17, 2019-06-24

The ‘relentless’ Astros have one soft spot Yankees can expose The Yankees and Astros have been on this heavyweight collision course for months, establishing early they were the class of the American League. Now — as anticipated — they will play for its title. The Astros are the first team to advance to three straight League Championship Series since the 2011-1...
22:51, 2019-10-11

Astros get Zack Greinke in another Yankees deadline blow The Yankees’ pitching pain only gets worse. While general manager Brian Cashman stood idle at the MLB trade deadline sans a minor league trade, the Astros acquired ace Zack Greinke from the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirms. The former Cy Young winner is 10-4 with a 2.87 ER...
04:00, 2019-08-01

Measuring importance of Game 1 for Yankees in battle vs. Astros HOUSTON — Historically, generally, it presents as fun debate fodder. Specifically, Saturday night at Minute Maid Park? Ain’t nothing fun or fodderish about it for the Yankees. Let’s not call American League Championship Series Game 1 a “must-win” for the visitors, because we’ve seen too much basebal...
13:17, 2019-10-12

Torres, Tanaka carry Yankees to big Game 1 win over Astros HOUSTON — Cleaner than the Board of Health. That is the only way to describe the performance the Yankees delivered Saturday night, when they overwhelmed the Astros, 7-0, in Game 1 of the ALCS in front of a sold-out Minute Maid crowd of 43,311. From the muscle department, Gleyber Torres went 3-for-5 ...
15:51, 2019-10-13

Yankees vs. Astros: Justin Verlander will bounce back Thoughts and prayers. Sam Darnold’s back, and the Jets’ offensive line has been as effective as de Blasio’s $850 million “Thrive NYC.” There’s Ali/Frazier. The Hatfields and McCoys. Chris Cuomo versus Fredo. Trump/Hillary, Trump/Alec Baldwin and Trump/CNN. And now we get to watch the epic showdown b...
04:00, 2019-10-14

The Twist in a Yankees-Astros A.L.C.S. Rematch? Houston Is Even Better This Time Both teams are cruising past opponents toward a rematch of the 2017 league championship series the Astros won on their way to their first World Series win....
19:34, 2019-10-06

Astros, Dodgers or Yankees? We debate which is baseball's best now -- and for October The three heavyweights in the standings have separated themselves from the rest of MLB. Which is the best bet to win it all, and can anyone stop the superteam trio?...
14:00, 2019-08-14

Astros pushing Justin Verlander could be Yankees gold ST . PETERSBURG, Fla. — There is a giant wrench in the Astros’ grand plans — the Rays. A.J. Hinch is going to use his Justin Verlander card to try to correct the problem. Just call Verlander The Fixer. After getting walloped by the Rays 10-3 Monday in Game 3 of the ALDS at Tropicana......
09:00, 2019-10-08

Verlander, Altuve lead Astros over Rays 6-2 in ALDS opener Justin Verlander looked every bit the October ace, Jose Altuve polished his postseason resume and the Astros beat the Rays to open their AL Division Series....
12:00, 2019-10-05

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
04:17, 2019-06-09

Gerrit Cole strikes out 15 as Astros grab 2-0 lead in ALDS HOUSTON — Pure superstar strikeout power from Gerrit Cole. The stuff of legends. You can’t beat it. The Rays could not Saturday night at Minute Maid Park. There it was for all to see, the stunning pitching genius from Cy Young-candidate Cole and one big swing from MVP candidate Alex Bregman. That wa...
12:00, 2019-10-06

What Yankees’ Aaron Boone thinks about ‘odd’ Astros’ bullpen quirk HOUSTON — The roster submitted by the Astros to MLB had a dozen pitchers on it — none of them left-handed. Lefty Wade Miley was on the ALDS roster when the Astros played the Rays, but he only pitched in Game 3 after Zack Greinke got shelled and pulled after 3 ¹/₃ innings of a......
15:51, 2019-10-13

Pitchers’ Duel: Yankees and Astros Meet in a Series Both Saw Coming “I heard it from Day 1,” Houston’s manager said about predictions of a playoff showdown against the Yankees. Now it’s here, and many expect this rematch to be decided on the mound....
09:17, 2019-10-12

Weekend Watch: Our takes on Pujols, Keuchel, Yankees-Astros and more Albert Pujols is back in St. Louis, Dallas Keuchel is back on the mound and the Yankees are back at full strength (or close to it). Here's what we expect to see....
20:34, 2019-06-21

Surging Yankees bash rival Astros for statement victory Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday has raised the question about just how deep the Yankees’ lineup will be. According to Chad Green, his buddies in the pitching fraternity are going to find out it won’t be much fun to navigate around Gary Sanchez, Giancarlo Stanton, Gleyber Torres,...
12:00, 2019-06-21

ALDS: Justin Verlander, Jose Altuve lead Houston Astros over Tampa Bay Rays Justin Verlander cruised through the Tampa Bay Rays' lineup as the Houston Astros earned a 6-2 victory to open their American League Division Series on Friday....
02:51, 2019-10-05

For the Yankees, 6 Homers and a 6-Run Lead Aren’t Enough Jordy Mercer capped a six-run comeback with a game-winning single off Chance Adams in the ninth inning, as the Tigers overcame another onslaught by the Yankees in a 12-11 victory on Tuesday night....
14:51, 2019-09-11

Giolito, Jimenez lead White Sox to 10-2 romp over Yankees CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched into the seventh for his ninth straight win, Eloy Jimenez hit two three-run homers and the Chicago White Sox pounded the New York Yankees 10-2 on Friday night. Giolito (10-1) gave up a solo homer to Luke Voit in the first, then shut down New York to win his eight...
05:51, 2019-06-15

Voit, Judge lead Yankees to Game 1 win over Tigers Luke Voit had three hits, including a two-run homer, scored three runs and drove in three more as the New York Yankees defeated the host Detroit Tigers 10-4 in the first game of a doubleheader on Thursday....
00:17, 2019-09-13

N.Y. Yankees beat Minnesota Twins 8-2, take 2-0 lead in ALDS The New York Yankees exploded for seven runs in the third inning -- including a grand slam by shortstop Didi Gregorius -- to defeat the Minnesota Twins 8-2 in Game 2 of the American League Division Series on Saturday....
13:34, 2019-10-06

The Indians’ mentality that could lead Trevor Bauer to Yankees CLEVELAND — The Indians are a season-high 12 games over .500. In the past three weeks they have cut the Twins’ 11-game lead in half, the 5 ¹/₂-game deficit the closest Cleveland has been to first place since May 20 and the AL Central’s top two teams face each other for three games to open......
12:34, 2019-07-09

Mookie Betts’s 3 Homers Lead Another Red Sox Demolition of the Yankees Batters have had three-homer games on four straight days for the first time in big league history. Betts followed the Mets’ Robinson Cano, St. Louis’s Paul DeJong and Minnesota’s Nelson Cruz....
21:51, 2019-07-31

Yankees blow huge lead in ugly loss to Tigers DETROIT — On a night when the Yankees hit six homers, they still didn’t get enough offense to beat the dreadful Tigers. Chance Adams allowed a game-winning single to Jordy Mercer with one out in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday, sending the Yankees to an ugly 12-11 loss at Comerica Park. Grayson Grei...
09:00, 2019-09-11

Masahiro Tanaka’s gem, Aaron Judge’s milestone homer lead Yankees SEATTLE — When Aaron Boone left the Coliseum in Oakland last week after the A’s took three straight from the Yankees, there was the usual calmness about him. His club’s lead in the AL East had been shaved to eight games and Boone showed zero concern the sky could be falling. His team was heading......
14:00, 2019-08-28

Aaron Judge belts 2 homers as Yankees’ AL East lead grows ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Yankees might have a solid lead over the Rays in the AL East, but the difference between the teams in the past two games has been a lot tighter. For a second straight game on Friday night, the top two teams in the East needed extra innings to determine a......
06:51, 2019-07-06

ALDS: New York Yankees dominate Minnesota Twins, grab 1-0 series lead DJ LeMahieu belted a home run and drove in four runs and Gleyber Torres had a two-run double to put New York ahead for good as the Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins....
09:00, 2019-10-05

Didi Gregorius hits grand slam, Yankees rout Twins to take 2-0 ALDS lead Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam in the third inning to lead the Yankees rout over the Twins in Game 2 of the ALDS.       ...
05:00, 2019-10-06

Despite being champion, Masayuki Ito still a blank canvas Masayuki Ito won a junior lightweight title as a professional despite never having fought as an amateur. But that's no surprise to trainer Rudy Hernandez, who said the sky is the limit for Ito....
17:17, 2019-05-24

Ryu dominant again, Dodgers blank Mets 2-0 Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning of his latest dominant outing, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 win over the New York Mets        ...
10:34, 2019-05-31

BJP Is Now Main Opposition In Sikkim, Where It Drew A Blank The BJP has emerged as the main opposition party in Sikkim with at least 10 MLAs of the Sikkim Democratic Front joining the BJP in New Delhi ton Tuesday. The mass exit is seen as a big blow for former......
11:51, 2019-08-13

Blank-Check Boom Hits Snag The Securities and Exchange Commission is cooling off the race to bring more blank-check companies to U.S. investors, after a string of controversial episodes involving such firms....
22:17, 2019-06-17

Velasquez sharp as Phillies blank Tigers 4-0 Vince Velasquez pitched impressively into the sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 to finish a quick two-game sweep       ...
00:17, 2019-07-25

Teheran again excels, Braves blank Marlins 1-0 MIAMI (AP) — Julio Teheran pitched six sharp innings, rookie Austin Riley scored the only run and the Atlanta Braves edged the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Saturday. The Braves won despite getting only three hits and improved to 5-0 this season at Marlins Park. Miami had just four hits. Teheran (4-4) gave u...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Why Masahiro Tanaka is more confident with this ALCS nod HOUSTON — If this were the American League Championship Series of exactly 20 years ago, Red Sox manager Jimy Williams would have said “Manager’s decision” and that would’ve been the end of it. Aaron Boone presented his tabbing of Masahiro Tanaka as his American League Championship Series Game 1 star...
08:17, 2019-10-12

New trailers you need to watch from this week: Spider-Man, Point Blank, and more This is the weekend. That is, if you’re a Toy Story fan, because the fourth and final episode in the franchise is hitting cinemas, and it’s expected to set an opening record for the series. Also out this week is Anna, which feels like a preview for Black Widow — you know what the k...
20:51, 2019-06-22

Mike Mussina: Blank cap for Hall of Fame was my only choice In the immediate aftermath of getting the call to the Hall of Fame, Mike Mussina had not yet figured out which cap — Orioles or Yankees — he would wear on his plaque. The next day, with a night to sleep on it, he still had no decision. Looking back on it now, nearly six......
07:34, 2019-07-13

Japanese ninja student gets top grade for ‘blank’ essay A Japanese university student of ninja history got an “A” for handing in what appeared to be a blank paper but – her professor then realized – turned out was written using an old ninja technique: invisible ink. Eimi Haga, a 19-year-old first-year student at Mie University, used a ninja communication...
03:51, 2019-10-11

Trio of Tigers pitchers combine to blank Rays 2-0 Daniel Norris pitched three innings, Drew VerHagen pitched five and Joe Jimenez earned his seventh save for the Detroit Tigers on Friday night in a 2-0 win over the Rays       ...
07:34, 2019-08-17

Murphy homers for 1st hit in MLB debut, A's blank Angels 4-0 Sean Murphy homered for his first hit in his major league debut, Marcus Semien added a two-run shot two batters later and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-0       ...
09:00, 2019-09-05

Why This Student Received Top Marks For Handing In A 'Blank' Report A Japanese student aced an assignment on ninja culture by making her own invisible ink from soybeans in a stealthy move that impressed her professor....
19:17, 2019-10-10

DJ LeMahieu could share first base with Encarnacion for ALCS Without several outstanding defensive plays in the ALDS, the Yankees likely wouldn’t have won Game 3 and finished a sweep of the Twins. While DJ LeMahieu at first base provides the Yankees with their best infield defense, Aaron Boone isn’t going to shy away from using Edwin Encarnacion if he wants t...
11:51, 2019-10-11

Fox Sports will stream ALCS games in 4K HDR for the first time Want to watch the American League Championship Series in the best possible quality? You'll need to stream it. Fox Sports is keeping up its recent habits by streaming 2019 ALCS games in 4K HDR through its namesake app and Fox Now. The same caveats......
20:34, 2019-09-30

Remaining start times announced for ALCS MLB announced the remaining start times for the ALCS on Friday night. Games 1  & 2 will start at 8:08 p.m., ET from Minute Maid Park. More ALCS game times: -Game 3: 4:08 ET-Game 4: 8:08 ET-Game 5: 8:08 ET-Game 6: 4:08 ET (but moved to 8:08 if NLCS is over)-Game 7: 7:38 ET — Lindsey Adler (@li...
19:34, 2019-10-12

Braves blank Cardinals to even NLDS series at a game apiece ATLANTA — When Mike Foltynewicz was summering in the minor leagues, it was hard to envision an October like this. Yet there he was Friday, coming through when Atlanta needed it most. Foltynewicz threw seven dominating innings, Adam Duvall hit a pinch-hit homer and the Braves evened the NL Division S...
06:34, 2019-10-05

NLDS: Atlanta Braves blank St. Louis Cardinals to even series Atlanta starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz outdueled St. Louis Cardinals ace Jack Flaherty as the Braves earned a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday to even the NLDS....
09:00, 2019-10-05

Merrill Kelly, D-Backs blank Phillies in crisp 3-hitter PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Merrill Kelly tossed three-hit ball over 7 2/3 innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 on Wednesday night. Kelly (7-6) struck out five before departing when Bryce Harper entered the game as a pinch-hitter. Andrew Chafin retired Harper on two pitch...
05:34, 2019-06-13

This Eerie Optical Illusion Will Make You See A Face On A Blank Wall An optical illusion that seems to be straight out of a horror movie is creeping netizens out. This optical illusion instructs people to stare at a red dot on a photograph of a woman's face for 30......
09:17, 2019-09-26

It's a Falcon and Crossbones MCU reunion in the trailer for Netflix's Point Blank Yes, this movie is named Point Blank, which by now is probably on the top ten list of generically interchangeable action movie names. Regardless, the trailer for this Netflix film of that oft-used title is extremely our shit. Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo kicking ass together? It’s the Falcon/Cros...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Satirical blank-page book on Brazilian president goes viral A book purporting to explain why Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro “should be respected and trusted” has gone viral on social media after it became apparent that 188 of its 190 pages are totally blank....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Aaron Hicks and CC Sabathia’s ALCS status becomes clearer HOUSTON — Aaron Hicks said he will be on the Yankees’ ALCS roster and CC Sabathia anticipated joining Hicks for Saturday’s Game 1 against the Astros at Minute Maid Park. “I am on the roster,’’ said Hicks, who didn’t know if he would be starting in center field or be a bench player. Hicks hasn’t......
08:17, 2019-10-12

2019 ALCS Games 1 and 2 – start times confirmed The Yankees’ opponent is set after Thursday night’s Game 5 of the ALDS, as are the start times for the first two games of the Championship Series. Yankees-Astros is all set. Games 1&2 in Houston this weekend. 8:08pm ET start for both. Games 3-4-5 in NY on Tue-Wed-Thur. Times announced...
19:34, 2019-10-12

DOJ pushes back at Dem gloating over Mueller report deal: ‘This isn’t a blank check’ Justice Department officials are pushing back on the suggestion that the recently-struck deal with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler will give Democrats unfettered access to documents pertaining to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe....
21:51, 2019-06-11

Cole Swindell and Barbie Blank Split 3 Months After Confirming Relationship It's time to celebrate the summer season single. Close to three months after making their red carpet debut as a couple at the 2019 ACM Awards, Cole Swindell and Barbie Blank appear to......
07:51, 2019-07-10

Physicists discover hidden text in what was thought to be blank Egyptian papyri Enlarge / Physicists at the BESSY-II synchrotron radiation facility in Germany used multiple methods to reveal hidden text in supposedly blank patches on ancient papyri from Elephantine Island in Egypt. (credit: Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin) A team of German scientists has used a combination of cuttin...
15:17, 2019-08-22

Manchester United draw blank with AZ Alkmaar as Jesse Lingard limps off Ole Gunnar Solskjær is still looking for his first away win as Manchester United’s permanent manager. Newcastle on Sunday would seem an inviting opportunity but Solskjær is going to have to alter his team and his tactics from this limp showing to have any hope of beating even such demoralised oppone...
04:00, 2019-10-04

Hong Kong Protesters Rampage After Shooting Of 18-Year-Old At Point Blank Hong Kong demonstrators clashed with police into the early hours of Thursday, throwing petrol bombs and venting their anger over the shooting of a teenager earlier in the week, as months of......
20:34, 2019-10-03

Beto O’Rourke introduced as ‘blank slate’ at Iowa campaign stop Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke found out on Friday that there is truth to the old adage “with friends like these, who needs enemies?” after a supporter introduced him as a “blank slate” at a campaign stop in Iowa....
03:00, 2019-06-09

MLB postseason 2019: ALCS and NLCS schedule, matchups, how to watch The next round of the 2019 MLB postseason is set after the Houston Astros defeated the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5 of their AL Division Series on Thursday night....
10:17, 2019-10-11

Aidan O’Brien draws French Derby blank as Sottsass wins at Chantilly • Cape Of Good Hope finishes a game fourth for Irish trainer• ITV Racing’s Epsom Derby peak viewing figures slightly downThe Derby failed to find a clear-cut leader of the three-year-old generation as five horses crossed the line within a length of each other, but the French equivalent at Chantilly ...
00:51, 2019-06-03

Point Blank review – mediocre action thriller remake lands on Netflix Anthony Mackie rises above a rickety remake of a French thriller about a nurse teaming up with a criminal after his wife is kidnappedIn order to create the optimal viewing experience for rickety Netflix thriller Point Blank, a quickie remake of the acclaimed 2010 French film, expectations should eit...
09:17, 2019-07-12

Two Marvel alums race through the grating Netflix chase thriller Point Blank The bullets are already flying by the time the gun-toting burglar Abe (Frank Grillo) tumbles into the opening shot of Point Blank, leaping from a mansion balcony to the strains of Black Flag’s hardcore anthem “Rise Above.” Exchanging shots with a couple of goons in ski masks, he runs, bleeding, thro...
11:17, 2019-07-12

Japanese ninja student gets top grade for ‘blank’ essay written using secret technique A Japanese university student of ninja history got an “A” for handing in what appeared to be a blank paper, but which her professor then realized was written using an old ninja technique: invisible ink....
01:51, 2019-10-11

Hong Kong Police Shot a Protester at Point-Blank Range. We Break Down What Happened. In a major escalation of violence since protests began four months ago, the Hong Kong police fired a live round at a protester from point-blank range. We analyzed the footage to create a comprehensive picture of what exactly happened....
01:00, 2019-10-02

Netherlands blank Italy, Sweden upsets Germany to reach Women's World Cup semifinals Sweden stunned two-time Women's World Cup champion Germany and will take on the Netherlands, who reached their first semifinal, on Wednesday.       ...
01:34, 2019-06-30

The Latest: Johnson takes bigger lead in race to lead UK The Latest on the voting to elect Britain's next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, as one of his rivals was eliminated from the contest....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Yankees 7, Rays 1: The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped seal the win....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Yankees 4, Rays 3: Money and Modern Strategy: How the Depleted Yankees Kept Winning Despite 17 players spending time on the injured list this year, the Yankees have kept pace in the A.L. East with smart moves rather than splashy ones....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Yankees vs. Red Sox: Vegas bullish on Yankees beating out Boston Do sharps believe that the New York Yankees can drive a dagger into the Boston Red Sox’s hopes to win the American League East this weekend? Frankly, betting markets were bullish on the Bronx Bombers and bearish on Beantown before the series began. Global composites showed the Yankees at roughly 57-...
00:17, 2019-06-01

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23:51, 2019-10-10

A's rack up 25 hits, 6 HRs in 21-7 win over Astros Matt Olson and Sean Murphy both homered twice, and the Oakland Athletics tagged Wade Miley for seven runs in the first inning and scored a season high in a 21-7 rout of the Houston Astros on Tuesday....
08:00, 2019-09-11

In it to win it: man places $3.5 million bet on astros (NBC News) Jim McIngvale is so confident the Houston Astros will win the World Series he’s put $3.5 million on the line. McIngvale, better known as “Mattress Mack” to Houston residents, placed the bet at Mississippi’s Scarlet Pearl Casino Tuesday. “Mattress Mack” ...
06:34, 2019-10-03

‘Bad man’ Gerrit Cole was everything for the Astros HOUSTON — The Astros took another winning journey on the Cole Train at Minute Maid Park. This train is filled with untouchable fastballs and breaking balls, not oversized oranges. Gerrit Cole, who will be the greatest free-agent prize imaginable in the offseason, showed again Thursday night what mak...
11:51, 2019-10-11

Yankees 13, Rays 5: Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Mariners 10, Yankees 1: A Rookie Mariners Pitcher Stifles the Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said he would look into images that TV cameras captured of a dark substance smudged under the brim of the cap worn by Mariners starter Yusei Kikuchi....
18:34, 2019-05-21

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       ...
06:17, 2019-06-21

Leake tosses gem, Mariners hit 5 HRs in 14-1 win over Astros SEATTLE (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion capped Seattle’s seven-run sixth inning with a three-run homer, Mike Leake pitched his first complete game since 2015 and the Mariners stopped a four-game losing streak Wednesday night with a 14-1 rout of the Houston Astros. Seattle won for just the fourth time...
08:51, 2019-06-06

MLB roundup: Four Astros combine to no-hit Mariners Four Houston Astros pitchers combined to no-hit the Seattle Mariners Saturday night in a 9-0 win in front of the home crowd, the second time the Mariners have been victims of a combined no-hitter this season....
05:51, 2019-08-05

Cole fans 12 as Astros down Cubs 6-5 Gerrit Cole tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in six solid innings and the Houston Astros reached Cole Hamels early and held on for a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs in the opener of an interleague series on Monday        ...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Astros ace displays dominance again: ‘We were Verlandered’ HOUSTON — Justin Verlander continues to grow as a pitcher at the age of 36. He continues to evolve and excel. And he was so good on Friday in Game 1 of the ALDS, a new verb was created. After Verlander notched his eighth Division Series win with a masterful seven-inning, one-hit performance against ...
06:34, 2019-10-05

Astros' Correa has fractured rib, out 4-6 weeks Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who is hitting .295 with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs this season, is expected to miss four to six weeks with a fractured rib....
18:51, 2019-05-29

Astros vs. Rays: Justin Verlander will be too much Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) is filing for a divorce from her husband, Ahmed Hirsi. Papers were filed less than two months after a woman in Washington accused Omar of having an affair with her husband. Omar is blaming the media, but there is a slim chance the separation may be because “some people did s...
21:51, 2019-10-08

Rays Top the Astros and, for Once, Fill Their Stadium Tampa Bay has struggled to pack Tropicana Stadium despite success on the field, but their first home postseason game in six years drew a lively crowd....
03:17, 2019-10-08

The Astros rotation actually has some question marks HOUSTON — Perhaps the most striking advantage the Yankees have going into the ALCS is the fact Houston had to use both Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole twice to beat the Rays in the ALDS. The workload of the two right-handers means Zack Greinke will start Game 1 for Houston on Saturday at Minute Mai...
13:17, 2019-10-12

Astros use big 1st inning to hold off Mariners 4-2 Robinson Chirinos homered to cap a three-run first inning, Houston added an insurance run on a baffling play by Seattle's defense, and the Astros beat the Mariners 4-2 on Monday night for their sixth win in seven games        ...
08:34, 2019-06-04

Astros prove again there is no such thing as a lock There is really no such thing as a sure thing. The Astros, who entered Wednesday night’s game as -520 favorites to the Tigers, lost 2-1. According to Sports Illustrated’s Jimmy Traina, Houston became the biggest MLB favorite to lose in the past 15 years. It was the second time in the past few weeks ...
08:17, 2019-08-22

Correa’s RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to left off Matt Barnes (2-1). Following walks to Alex B...
05:17, 2019-05-26

A’s completely destroy Astros to get sweet revenge HOUSTON — The Oakland Athletics could think of no better way to erase the memory of a blowout loss to the Houston Astros than to turn things around on the AL West leaders on Tuesday night. Matt Olson and Sean Murphy each homered twice, and the Athletics tagged Wade Miley for seven runs in the......
09:00, 2019-09-11

The A's And Rays Deserve Better Than Fighting For The Right To Be Devoured By The Astros It is an accepted truth that the Houston Astros are planet-eaters, loaded beyond reason with all the things a baseball team needs to beat its foes stupid. Put another way, manager A.J. Hinch could walk up to either Oakland’s Bob Melvin or Tampa Bay’s Kevin Cash Wednesday afternoon and say, “Tell you...
02:34, 2019-10-02

Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel singled home the tying run with two outs in the ninth inning, 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. The Reds matched their season high with a fourth strai...
22:00, 2019-06-19

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       ...
00:51, 2019-07-22

MLB roundup: Astros' Verlander no-hits Jays Houston Astros right-hander Justin Verlander threw a no-hitter Sunday in a 2-0 win over the host Toronto Blue Jays, becoming one of just six major league pitchers with three or more no-hitters....
13:17, 2019-09-02

Verlander strikes out 12, Astros beat Rangers 4-3 Justin Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3       ...
05:51, 2019-07-20

MLB roundup: Yanks continue HR streak, down Astros Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in the bottom of the fourth inning as the New York Yankees connected for the 23rd consecutive game and recorded a 10-6 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium in the opener of a four-game series....
10:17, 2019-06-21

Rangers rally from 4 down to beat Astros 9-8 on Santana hit Santana lines game-winning single with two outs in ninth as Rangers beat Astros 9-8 after rallying from 4-run deficit       ...
08:01, 2019-07-13

MLB roundup: Chirinos delivers as Astros walk off O's in 11 Robinson Chirinos delivered a walk-off double with two outs in the 11th inning, as the Houston Astros rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the opener of this three-game series Friday at Minute Maid Park....
17:51, 2019-06-08

LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field        ...
14:00, 2019-05-24

Rays blast away A’s, will face Astros in ALDS Yandy Diaz belted two home runs to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-1 win over the A’s in Wednesday night’s AL wild-card game in Oakland. The Rays smacked four home runs total and received a solid start from Charlie Morton. The right-hander allowed just one run in five innings. Tampa Bay w...
06:00, 2019-10-03

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       ...
14:51, 2019-07-23

Astros vs. White Sox: Wade Miley will get it done for Houston “Punk-ass b—-es from the right call me ‘Fredo.’ My name is Chris Cuomo. Fredo was from ‘The Godfather.’ He was a weak brother. It’s a f—ing insult to your people. It’s like the N-word for us.” This is CNN! TV “kiss of death” for Cuomo? Doubtful. Fact is he is now the favorite to grand......
20:51, 2019-08-14

Watch: Athletics crush Astros with historic 21-7 win The Oakland Athletics became just the second team in MLB history to lose a game by 15 runs and win their next game against the same opponent by 14 runs with a 21-7 blowout of the Houston Astros....
12:00, 2019-09-12

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros dominate White Sox Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley keyed a four-run uprising in the fifth with an opposite-field double to left as the Houston Astros claimed a 5-1 victory over the visiting Chicago White Sox on Tuesday....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Bregman, Astros beat Mariners 11-5 for 5th straight win Alex Bregman had two hits and three RBIs, and seven other Astros drove in at least one run as Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 11-5 for its fifth straight win        ...
09:34, 2019-06-05

MLB roundup: Cubs' win over Astros marred by fan's injury Kyle Hendricks pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant homered, and the visiting Chicago Cubs averted a series sweep at the hands of the Houston Astros with a 2-1 interleague victory Wednesday....
12:51, 2019-05-30

Astros GM: OF Springer to miss 'a couple days' Houston Astros outfielder George Springer received positive news from a medical evaluation and could return by the weekend, general manager Jeff Luhnow said Wednesday....
18:17, 2019-09-04

MLB roundup: Astros bash 7 homers, hammer A's Houston battered Oakland pitching for 11 runs on 12 hits -- six of them home runs -- in the first two innings as the Astros hammered the visiting Athletics 15-0 to set a franchise record for home wins on Monday night....
11:34, 2019-09-10

MLB notebook: Astros' Sanchez set for shoulder surgery Houston Astros right-hander Aaron Sanchez will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery next week, general manager Jeff Luhnow told reporters Thursday....
04:34, 2019-09-06

Alvarez, Cole help Astros sweep Mariners with 6-1 win HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez drove in three runs to back up seven strong innings by Gerrit Cole and help the Houston Astros to a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. The Mariners led 1-0 after J.P. Crawford homered into the bullpen in right-center with ...
02:34, 2019-07-01

Astros and Rangers will kick off second half with a bang Major League Baseball returns Thursday with a stand-alone prime-time game on ESPN (8:05 p.m.) with the Houston Astros visiting the Texas Rangers in hitter-friendly Globe Life Park. After a first half of offensive explosiveness, I see no reason it won’t continue right off the bat (pun intended), so I...
22:34, 2019-07-11

White Sox turn triple play against Astros HOUSTON (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have turned a triple play against the Houston Astros. It came in the third inning Wednesday night with runners on first and second. Jake Marisnick hit a grounder down the line to third baseman Yoan Moncada, who stepped on the base for the first out. He threw to Y...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Orioles' upset of Astros one of biggest in 15 years Baltimore, with its 8-7 win over Houston turned in one of the biggest MLB upsets in 15 years after entering the game +420 underdogs at some U.S. sportsbooks....
02:00, 2019-08-12

Astros stunned in historic upset at sportsbooks Despite closing as +435 underdogs at Caesars Sportsbook and managing only two hits off Justin Verlander, the Tigers pulled off the largest upset in the majors over the past 15 years....
13:17, 2019-08-22

Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with 4-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers homered off Justin Verlander, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of two errors by the Houston Astros to avoid a series sweep with a 4-1 victory Sunday. Eduardo Rodriguez (5-3) held Houston to one run and four hits in six innings, improving to 5-1 in his last eight sta...
01:17, 2019-05-27

Astros vs. Rays: Gerrit Cole will be too much for Tampa Bay Decision 2020. With Mickey Callaway out, there are many names being bandied about to replace him as Mets skipper. Joe Maddon, Joe Girardi and Buck Showalter bring managerial experience. Mets fan Jerry Seinfeld would certainly keep the clubhouse loose. But sources tell Stitches the Raging Bull, Rober...
01:34, 2019-10-06

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
12:51, 2019-05-26

Lynn gets MLB-best 12th win as Rangers beat Astros 5-0 Lynn matches season high with 11 Ks in seven scoreless innings for major league-best 12th victory as Rangers beat Astros 5-0       ...
08:00, 2019-07-12

Verlander, Astros historic favorites against Tigers The Astros are listed as -500 favorites over the Tigers at Caesars Palace and as high as -550 at other sportsbooks, making them the heaviest favorite in a game in at least the past 15 seasons....
21:00, 2019-08-21

MLB roundup: Astros top Angels; Lucroy sent to hospital Yuli Gurriel ran his hitting streak to 11 games with a game-tying grand slam, and George Springer delivered a walk-off hit in the 10th inning as the host Houston Astros claimed a wild 11-10 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Angels in the rubber match of a three-game series at Minute Maid Park....
13:51, 2019-07-08

Greinke finally gets win over old club, Astros top Royals Zack Greinke finally beat his old club and Yordan Álvarez belted a pinch-hit three-run homer as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1       ...
06:51, 2019-09-15

Yanks get key hits off Astros’ gloves for 8th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles, both off third baseman Yuli Gurriel’s glove, and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 7-5 Saturday night for their eighth straight win. The Astros lost their seventh in a row in the matchup of AL division leader...
05:17, 2019-06-23

MLB roundup: Alvarez's seven RBIs carry Astros to rout of O's Yordan Alvarez hit three homers, including a grand slam, and drove in seven as the visiting Houston Astros finished with six homers overall and defeated the Baltimore Orioles 23-2 Saturday night....
06:00, 2019-08-12

MLB roundup: Springer hits 3 HRs, Astros clinch West George Springer homered in each of his first three plate appearances, shouldering the load until the Houston Astros broke free with a six-run fifth inning in their 13-5 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Sunday....
13:51, 2019-09-23

Straw’s 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7 SEATTLE (AP) — Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel’s sacrifice fly, and the Houston Astros outlasted the pesky Seattle Mariners 8-7 Thursday night in the longest game of the season by innings for both teams. Seattle staged tying rallies in the ninth and...
04:34, 2019-06-07

TKO to the chin: Astros' Bregman out after grounder to face All-Star infielder Alex Bregman left Houston's game at Texas after groundball bounced up and hit him on the chin       ...
04:00, 2019-07-12

Fisher’s homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. The Astros trailed the A’s 2-0 heading into the seventh inni...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Cole strikes out 15 as Astros top Rays in Game 2 of ALDS Gerrit Cole struck out 15 batters in 7 2/3 innings, leading the visiting Houston Astos tp a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday in Game 2 of the American League Division Series at Minute Maid Park....
15:34, 2019-10-06

Castillo pitches two-hit ball into 7th, Reds beat Astros 3-2 CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel returned from an eye injury and drove in a pair of runs Monday night, Luis Castillo pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros. The Reds got the better of a reunion of once-familiar foes that r...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Astros top Rays 3-1 as Cole fans 15, Bregman homers Gerrit Cole carried his splendid September into an outstanding October and Alex Bregman handed fans chanting MVP the mighty swing they craved and the Houston Astros survived a wild ninth inning to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 on Saturday night for a 2-0 lead in their AL Division Series....
16:34, 2019-10-06

MLB roundup: Cole fans 15 as Astros rout Mariners 21-1 The Houston Astros hammered the visiting Seattle Mariners for 21 runs on 22 hits, and Gerrit Cole set a single-season standard for strikeouts in a 21-1 rout on Sunday afternoon to complete a four-game series sweep....
11:34, 2019-09-09

Astros beat Athletics 6-4 in 12 innings for 3-game sweep OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Myles Straw had three hits, three stolen bases and scored the go-ahead run on Michael Brantley’s single in the 12th inning to help the Houston Astros complete their second three-game sweep of the season against the Oakland Athletics with a 6-4 victory on Sunday. Y...
05:17, 2019-06-03

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       ...
05:34, 2019-07-21

Rays top Astros 4-1 to send ALDS to deciding game Willy Adames homered and made a sensational relay throw from shortstop, Tommy Pham also went deep and the Tampa Bay Rays chased Justin Verlander early in beating the Houston Astros 4-1 Tuesday night to even their AL Division Series at two games apiece....
09:00, 2019-10-09

Astros vs. Orioles: Justin Verlander will shut down Baltimore Doctors convinced Ozzy Osbourne to help in a 2010 study. They wanted to know what genes kept the rocker upright after a lifetime of drug and alcohol abuse. Nine years later, they’ve come to the conclusion that “Ozzy is indeed a genetic mutant.” … Time to jump off the Mets’ crazy train: Tim Tebow wil...
16:34, 2019-08-11

The Astros’ sign stealing paranoia is driving everyone nuts HOUSTON — It was another Astro, in another time, flummoxing another New York baseball nine, that caused a similar amount of disquiet. His name was Mike Scott. He beat the Mets twice in the 1986 NLCS, Game 1 and Game 4, and he was looming in Game 7 if the Mets hadn’t found a way......
04:00, 2019-10-14

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       ...
07:51, 2019-07-14

Astros' Marisnick suspended for plate collision with Lucroy Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick was suspended for two games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for his violent home plate collision with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy before the All-Star break....
13:00, 2019-07-12

Astros ace Greinke deal; 2 dozen trades on deadline day On a dizzying day that featured two dozen trades, the Houston Astros pulled off the biggest and most startling deal, adding ace Zack Greinke to an imposing rotation already loaded with All-Stars Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole       ...
03:51, 2019-08-01

Astros’ Zack Greinke kept it short and sweet — literally HOUSTON — Zack Greinke starts in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Yankees on Saturday. Friday the Astros right-hander looked like he would have rather been anywhere but in the interview room being asked questions. Asked how much a long layoff affected him in the ALDS when he was rocked by the Rays in....
13:17, 2019-10-12

Astros like their chances with Gerrit Cole in ALDS Game 5 HOUSTON — Gerrit Cole can deliver the Astros to their third straight ALCS and a date with the Yankees. But there’s more. The big right-hander can become the stuff of legends Thursday night. Every generation has postseason pitching heroes, and Cole can measure up to some of the greats with another in...
08:00, 2019-10-10

Blue Jays trade Sanchez, Biagini to Astros KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Toronto Blue Jays shipped out another two of their few remaining ties to their most recent playoff teams in a deal just before Wednesday's trade deadline....
23:17, 2019-07-31

Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers 10-8 HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit one of Houston’s four home runs to become the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two major league games and lead the Astros to a 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Yuli Gurriel, Robinson Chirinos and Tyler White a...
06:34, 2019-06-12

MLB roundup: Yanks drop Astros to win eighth straight Giancarlo Stanton drove in his first four runs of the season on a pair of two-run singles as the host New York Yankees extended their season-high winning streak to eight games with a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night....
14:51, 2019-06-23

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from injury. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said Springer suffered a Grade 2 sprain, but would not ...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Astros acquire Greinke in stunning pitching grab Zack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news for the Bronx Bombers when it comes to the veteran pitcher....
01:34, 2019-08-01

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M’s in 10 HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. The Astros hadn’t scored since putting up five runs in the second when Michael Brantley singled to start ...
12:34, 2019-06-30

Rays’ Tyler Glasnow will be bringing the heat to Astros HOUSTON — If you are looking for heat, you’ve come to the right place with Tyler Glasnow on the mound Friday for the Rays versus Astros ace Justin Verlander at Minute Maid Park. “[Glasnow is] probably going to come out throwing 103 miles an hour,’’ Rays manager Kevin Cash said. At least 100 mph. Unt...
11:00, 2019-10-04

Chapman, Canha back Bassitt in A's 8-4 win over Astros Matt Chapman doubled among his three hits and Mark Canha had two hits and three RBIs to back Chris Bassitt's six solid innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 8-4       ...
04:17, 2019-08-18

Astros ace Greinke deal; two-dozen trades on MLB's deadline day On a dizzying day that featured two dozen trades, the Astros pulled off the biggest and most startling deal, adding ace Zack Greinke to an imposing rotation already loaded with All-Stars Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole....
05:17, 2019-08-01

Pitch-tipping disagreement lingers after Astros dominance Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow believed he was tipping his pitches when the Astros jumped on the right-hander for four runs in the first inning of Houston’s ALDS Game 5 triumph. “I went back and looked, and it was pretty obvious,” Glasnow said after the 6-1 defeat. “As far as the...
22:51, 2019-10-11

Opinion: Astros save MLB trade deadline from being an all-time dud In what was emerging as the dullest and most pathetic trade deadlines in ages, the Astros stepped up and seized the moment, grabbing Zack Greinke.       ...
01:34, 2019-08-01

Rookie Alvarez homers again, Astros top Blue Jays 7-2 Yordan Alvarez homered again and Jack Mayfield hit three doubles as Houston's rookies delivered in a big way, leading the Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Saturday....
01:34, 2019-06-16

MLB roundup: Astros hammer six home runs to rout M's Rookie Yordan Alvarez slugged the first of Houston's season-high six home runs as the Astros bashed their way to a 10-2 victory over the visiting Seattle Mariners on Friday....
13:51, 2019-08-03

MLB roundup: Brewers power past Astros in 14th Mike Moustakas slugged the Brewers' fourth home run of the night with one out in the 14th inning, a two-run shot that led Milwaukee to a 6-3 win over the host Houston Astros on Wednesday....
16:34, 2019-06-13

Bregman homers twice as Astros rally past Cubs 9-6 HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman homered twice, his second a tiebreaking two-run shot in the sixth inning that propelled the injury-weakened Houston Astros to a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night that gave manager AJ Hinch his 500th career victory. Bregman, who is tied for the American League...
06:51, 2019-05-29

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       ...
11:51, 2019-07-17

Houston man bets $3.5 million on Astros to win World Series A Houston man just rocked the baseball playoff betting world. Jim McIngvale placed a $3.5 million bet Tuesday on the Houston Astros to win the World Series at the DraftKings sportsbook at Scarlet Pearl casino in Biloxi, Miss, according to ESPN. The bet, at +220 odds, would pay a net $7.7 million if ...
05:00, 2019-10-02

MLB roundup: Cole hits 300 K's, pitches Astros to playoffs Gerrit Cole eclipsed the 300-strikeout mark for the season and did so in style, pitching host Houston to a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday, allowing the Astros to clinch their fourth playoff berth in five years....
13:00, 2019-09-19

Moustakas hits 2-run HR in 14th as Brewers beat Astros 6-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer during Milwaukee’s three-run 14th inning, and the Brewers struck out 15 times against Houston ace Justin Verlander before rallying for a 6-3 victory over the Astros on Wednesday night. Christian Yelich started the 14th with a single against roo...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Astros pitchers combine for no-hitter -- with Nolan Ryan there to see it Aaron Sanchez looked like a reinvented pitcher in his Houston debut, throwing six stellar innings to start the Astros on a combined no-hitter Saturday night in their 9-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners....
20:17, 2019-08-04

Altuve, Alvarez HR as Astros halt Yanks to end 7-game slide NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a leadoff homer, rookie Yordan Alvarez connected again and the Houston Astros beat the streaking New York Yankees 9-4 Sunday to end a season-high seven-game skid. New York had won eight straight but was stopped by ace Justin Verlander and a quartet of homers, includin...
23:51, 2019-06-23

MLB trade roundup: Astros stun baseball, land Greinke When the 4 p.m. ET trade deadline passed Wednesday, the biggest names in the rumor mill in recent days hadn't gone anywhere and the new July 31 drop-dead cutoff seemed to be a dud. Then the Houston Astros stepped in....
03:34, 2019-08-01

Rangers vs. Astros: Lance Lynn will stymie a flat Houston Finally some good news for presidential candidate Mayor de Blasio. His “keys to the city” show at Wednesday’s USWNT celebration bumped his approval rating from 0.9 percent to 1.3 percent. Bad news? Megan Rapinoe has declared she is now a candidate for POTUS. … But you’ve got to know your audie...
22:34, 2019-07-11

Fisher's homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics        ...
07:34, 2019-06-01

Astros All-Star George Springer carted off after colliding with wall George Springer was carted off after hitting his head against the wall making a catch in the Astros' game against the Brewers.       ...
05:51, 2019-09-04

Astros’ pitching looks scary good with Zack Greinke on deck HOUSTON — Another day, another dominant pitching performance by the Astros. Justin Verlander struck out 10 on Sunday and the Astros beat the Mariners 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep. A day after Astros newcomer Aaron Sanchez and three relievers combined on a no-hitter, Verlander (15-4) took over t...
03:17, 2019-08-05

Astros’ Marisnick suspended for collision that put Angels’ Lucroy in hospital Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick is suspended for two games after an ugly collision at home plate sent Angels catcher Jonathon Lucroy to the hospital this past Sunday, MLB announced on Thursday. Angels manager Brad Ausmus called for the league to evaluate the incident after telling reporters “it cer...
22:34, 2019-07-11

Rays’ Charlie Morton aiming to spoil an Astros’ celebration ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Charlie Morton is the Rays’ last hope. It is why this frugal team spent all that money, for Tampa Bay anyway, on Morton, signing the free agent to a two-year, $30 million deal. The Rays are down 2-0 to the Astros and facing elimination Monday at Tropicana Field. Morton is 3-0....
15:00, 2019-10-07

Carlos Correa’s clutch hit in ninth propels Astros past Red Sox HOUSTON — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to left off Matt Barnes (2-1). Following walks......
09:51, 2019-05-26

Yordan Alvarez belts 3 homers as Astros destroy Orioles BALTIMORE — Houston manager A. J. Hinch was awestruck by his team’s extraordinary display of power. The Astros aren’t showing any type of weakness heading into the final stretch of the season. Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit three of Houston’s six homers and drove in a career-high seven ...
08:00, 2019-08-11

MLB playoff predictions: Astros are huge favorites to win World Series The Astros, who finished with an MLB-best 107 wins, have been established as favorites to win the World Series by USA TODAY Sports. Who can stop them?       ...
14:00, 2019-10-03

Houston Astros' Justin Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 on Sunday....
12:17, 2019-09-02

Meet ‘Mattress Mack:’ The man who just put $3.5 million on Astros to win World Series A Houston man just rocked the baseball playoff betting world. Jim McIngvale placed a $3.5 million bet Tuesday on the Houston Astros to win the World Series at the DraftKings sportsbook at Scarlet Pearl casino in Biloxi, Miss, according to ESPN. The bet, at +220 odds, would pay a net $7.7 million if ...
15:34, 2019-10-02

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       ...
06:34, 2019-08-02

Astros’ other deadline move is fantasy baseball game-changer There is really nothing better than stumbling across a game-changer this late in the fantasy baseball season. The MLB trade deadline didn’t exactly produce the normal frenzy we see in the fantasy world afterwards, but there is definitely one piece most owners are looking to grab to complete their ch...
08:00, 2019-08-11

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander throws third no-hitter of career Astros righty tosses third career no-hitter against Blue JaysVerlander, 36, struck out 14 and threw 120 pitches in 17th winHouston Astros ace Justin Verlander tossed the third no-hitter on Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays.Verlander struck out 14 and threw 120 pitches at Toronto. The only runner ...
03:51, 2019-09-02

Pirates' rout sends Astros to first home series loss Corey Dickerson and Josh Bell each belted a two-run homer, and Joe Musgrove tossed six strong innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Houston Astros their first series loss at home with a 10-0 romp on Thursday afternoon....
13:51, 2019-06-28

Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter, Astros beat Jays 2-0 Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0       ...
00:34, 2019-09-02

Watch: Astros P Zack Greinke loses no-hitter with one out in 9th inning Star pitcher Zack Greinke fell two outs short of a no-hitter after allowing a ninth inning single to Austin Nola during a Houston Astros win against the Seattle Mariners....
21:17, 2019-09-26

Astros make noise at trade deadline by adding Greinke Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow pinching himself after pulling off stunning trade to add Arizona's Zack Greinke to rotation led by Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole       ...
11:00, 2019-08-01

Astros' Marisnick suspended for plate collision with Lucroy Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick has been suspended for two games by Major League Baseball after his violent home plate collision with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy       ...
21:00, 2019-07-11

Yuli Gurriel drives in eight runs as Astros destroy Rockies HOUSTON — With Houston’s powerful offense, there always seem to be men on base when Yuli Gurriel comes to the plate in the bottom part of the Astros order. On Wednesday, he found a way to send most of them home. Gurriel drove in a team-record-tying eight runs, Gerrit Cole won his 10th consecut...
05:51, 2019-08-08

Opinion: Astros' Alex Bregman the AL MVP, not Angels' Mike Trout Alex Bregman, not Mike Trout, is the AL MVP. Yet, despite the glossy resume, Trout is still expected to win the American League MVP in a landslide.       ...
22:17, 2019-09-25

Thornton shuts down former team, Blue Jays rout Astros 12-0 Trent Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto's five home runs and the Blue Jays hammered the Houston Astros 12-0 on Sunday....
00:00, 2019-06-17

Rookie Yordan Alvarez homers again, Astros top Blue Jays 7-2 Yordan Alvarez homered again and Jack Mayfield hit three doubles as Houston's rookies delivered in a big way, leading the Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2       ...
02:51, 2019-06-16

Watch: Astros dominate Rays despite Justin Verlander ejection Houston Astros star Justin Verlander watched his double-digit strikeout streak come to an end before being ejected during a dominating victory against the Tampa Bay Rays....
02:00, 2019-08-29

Watch: Astros clinch AL West behind George Springer's three homers The Houston Astros clinched their third consecutive American League West division title after getting three home runs from George Springer in a 13-5 win against the Los Angeles Angels....
21:17, 2019-09-23

Choi hits key double, Rays rally past Astros 9-8 Ji-Man Choi put Tampa Bay ahead with a two-run double in the seventh, Travis d'Arnaud homered and drove in four, and the Rays beat the Houston Astros 9-8 to avoid a three-game sweep       ...
03:34, 2019-08-30

Straw's 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7 Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel's sacrifice fly, and the Houston Astros outlasted the pesky Seattle Mariners 8-7 in the longest game of the season by innings for both teams        ...
04:34, 2019-06-07

A's edge Astros 3-2 in 13 to inch closer in playoff chase Robbie Grossman singled home the winning run with two outs in the 13th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
11:00, 2019-08-17

Child struck by line drive at Cubs-Astros game A young fan at Wednesday night's game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr. and taken to the hospital....
08:17, 2019-05-30

Houston Astros clinch third consecutive AL West division title George Springer's three home runs fuel Astros' 13-5 rout of Angels as ace Justin Verlander earns his 20th win of the season.       ...
00:00, 2019-09-23

Astros' Carlos Correa suffers fractured rib during massage Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has been put on the injured list with fractured rib suffered during an in-home massage.        ...
03:51, 2019-05-30

Pueblo High grad & UofA broadcasters calls “no-hitter” for Astros HOUSTON – Pueblo High School and Univ. of Arizona alum Francisco Romero got the chance to call his fifth “no-hitter” as a Major League Broadcaster. We caught up with Romero after the historic call of the Justin Verlander No-hitter for the Astros: ...
07:51, 2019-09-02

Astros to acquire former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke from Diamondbacks The Houston Astros have agreed to acquire veteran starting pitcher Zack Greinke from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for four Minor League prospects....
00:17, 2019-08-01

Astros Bar Reporter From Postgame Presser At Justin Verlander's Request [Update] A Detroit Free Press reporter was barred from the Houston Astros’ postgame press conference last night because Justin Verlander said he would refuse to speak with media if the reporter was present....
21:51, 2019-08-22

Astros’ Gerrit Cole keeping focus solely on playoff push HOUSTON — Off-the-charts talent. Off-the-charts focus. Whoever signs free agent Gerrit Cole over the winter will be getting the complete package. The Yankees drafted Cole out of high school in 2008 before he went to UCLA. They could not complete a trade with the Pirates in January 2018 and watched C...
16:34, 2019-10-05

Cole wins 17th, Springer's HR lifts Astros over Royals 4-1 George Springer hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the ninth inning, Gerrit Cole win his 13th straight decision and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 to stop a three-game losing streak       ...
09:34, 2019-09-14

Watch: Yordan Alvarez makes Astros history, homers in first two games Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez became the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two games, going deep in a win against the Milwaukee Brewers in Houston....
17:17, 2019-06-12

Gurriel 8 RBIs, Cole wins 10th in row, Astros rout Rockies Yuli Gurriel drove in a team record-tying eight runs, Gerrit Cole won his 10th straight decision and the Houston Astros routed the Colorado Rockies 14-3 for their sixth victory in a row       ...
03:17, 2019-08-08

The 2-Year-Old Who Was Hit By A Foul Ball At An Astros Game Suffered A Skull Fracture On May 29, a two-year-old girl was struck by a foul ball during a game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston. In the first update about the child’s condition since then, an attorney representing her family revealed today that she suffered a fractured skull when she was struck by the ball....
20:51, 2019-06-27

LEADING OFF: Astros' Alvarez stars, Encarnación trade LEADING OFF: Astros rookie Alvarez making big impact, Yankees get Encarnación, Braves starter Newcomb exits after liner to head       ...
17:17, 2019-06-16

Justin Verlander vintage as Astros beat Rays in ALDS Game 1 Behind seven shutout innings from Justin Verlander, the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 1 of the American League Division Series.       ...
01:51, 2019-10-05

Yordan Alvarez And The Astros Made A Strong Case For Relegating The Orioles In only the second-worst beatdown the Orioles have suffered at the hands of a Texas-based team in Camden Yards, the Astros ran roughshod all over Baltimore in a 23-2 win on Saturday. The hapless O’s were only allowed two innings of scoreless respite as the remaining seven included at least one run t...
01:34, 2019-08-12

MLB roundup: Astros clinch home field, Verlander gets 3,000th strikeout Justin Verlander became the 18th pitcher in major league history to reach the 3,000-strikeout plateau on Saturday as the Houston Astros recorded a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif....
16:17, 2019-09-29

Opinion: Astros dominate opponents behind powerful offense, spectacular pitching The Astros continue to bludgeon the opposition, winning 21-1 and 15-0 in back-to-back games and outscoring its opponents by 255 runs this season.       ...
05:17, 2019-09-11

Watch: Orioles beat Astros with walk-off homer after embarrassing loss The Baltimore Orioles recovered from Saturday's 23-2 loss to the Houston Astros with a walk-off win against the same team to close out a three-game series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards....
03:34, 2019-08-13

MLB playoffs: Rays face uphill battle versus Astros in ALDS The Rays have a tall order to fill against the Astros. And while they didn't sneak into the ALDS, they are up against the best team in baseball.       ...
14:00, 2019-10-04

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros        ...
08:51, 2019-05-23

MLB playoffs ALDS: Rays vs. Astros – Time, TV channel, starting pitchers The winner of the series moves on to the American League Championship Series, where they'll meet the winner between the Yankees-Twins.       ...
14:00, 2019-10-04

Astros vs. Rays prediction: Take Justin Verlander, Houston in ALDS Game 1 Front-row seats to a World Series game at Yankee Stadium, should they make it, will run you $2,006. Front-row seats for Michelle Obama’s “Moderated Conversation” at Prudential Center will run you $4,200. Hard to believe, but the Obamas and Steinbrenners do not make cameo appearances in the movie “Jo...
17:34, 2019-10-04

LEADING OFF: Astros' aces start double dip; Scherzer on mend LEADING OFF: Astros to start Greinke, Cole in doubleheader; Scherzer to throw simulated game; playoff push adds juice to Bay Area rivalry       ...
16:51, 2019-08-13

Watch: Astros' Michael Brantley records RBI double in return to Cleveland Houston Astros All-Star outfielder Michael Brantley received multiple standing ovations and hit an RBI double in Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game, his first game back in Cleveland since leaving the Indians last offseason....
16:00, 2019-07-10

Astros' Jake Marisnick suspended two games for collision with Jonathan Lucroy MLB suspended Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick for two games Thursday after his violent collision at home plate with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy....
05:51, 2019-07-12

Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez home run ball doesn't appear to land Houston Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez hit two home runs against the Oakland Athletics on Monday night, and at least one of the moonshots may have actually reached the lunar surface....
20:00, 2019-09-10

Astros starter Justin Verlander throws no-hitter against Blue Jays The Astros star became the first pitcher to no-hit the same team twice on the road, according to MLB.com. Verlander did it in 2011, too.       ...
00:34, 2019-09-02

Watch: Astros star George Springer carted off after hitting head on wall Houston Astros star George Springer was carted off the field after hitting his head on the outfield wall during a loss to the Milwaukee Brewers in Milwaukee....
19:17, 2019-09-04

Astros' Gerrit Cole makes postseason history with 15 strikeouts in Game 2 of ALDS Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole set a franchise postseason and ALDS record with 15 strikeouts while going 7 2/3 innings in Game 2 against the Rays.       ...
11:00, 2019-10-06

Houston Astros acquire Zack Greinke in stunning deadline pitching grab Astros eclipse Yankees as AL favorites with stunning tradeNL-leading Dodgers add infield depth with Jedd Gyorko dealNationals reshape bullpen, adding three relievers at deadlineZack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news f...
01:51, 2019-08-01

Girl, 2, hit by foul ball at Astros game suffered skull fracture, attorney says A 2-year-old girl who was struck by a foul ball during a Houston Astros home game last month suffered a skull fracture and seizures, an attorney for her family said Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Houston Astros, Justin Verlander and Detroit Free Press: Here's what happened Justin Verlander and Detroit Free Press reporter Anthony Fenech have a checkered past, but that isn't the issue.       ...
08:51, 2019-08-25

In era of analytics, Astros aces Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole are keeping it old-school As home runs fly and WAR becomes a standard statistic to judge pitchers, some of the game's old-school aces still value wins and ERA.       ...
03:51, 2019-09-13

Watch: Zack Greinke wins first game for Astros, Yuli Gurriel homers twice Zack Greinke picked up his first win for the Houston Astros and Yuli Gurriel hit two of his team's four homers in an 11-6 win against the Colorado Rockies....
21:17, 2019-08-07

Astros star Carlos Correa donates $10K to family of slain police officer MLB star Carlos Correa visited the family of a slain Houston police officer and donated $10,000 after Sandeep Dhaliwal was killed during a traffic stop Friday in Houston....
16:00, 2019-10-01

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       ...
12:17, 2019-07-16

UA/Astros broadcaster & Pueblo High grad reacts to trade for D-Backs Greinke HOUSTON – With former Arizona Diamondback ace Zach Greinke being traded to Houston, many believe the Astros have all it takes to win another World Series.  That includes Pueblo High School grad and U of A football announcer for Spanish-language games Francisco Romero. Romero is also part of th...
08:17, 2019-08-02

Watch: Astros' Tony Kemp makes diving, flipping catch vs. Pirates The Houston Astros were on the wrong end of a 10-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, but Tony Kemp provided one of the highlights of the game by making a diving and flipping catch during the setback....
16:51, 2019-06-28

Watch: George Springer sets Astros' leadoff homer record vs. Tigers Center fielder George Springer set the franchise record for leadoff homers in a single season by belting his 10th game-opening bomb of the year in a win against the Detroit Tigers....
02:51, 2019-08-22

MLB: Justin Verlander, Houston Astros barring Detroit Free Press violates CBA Verlander requested the Houston Astros to keep writer Anthony Fenech out of the clubhouse after the Tigers' 2-1 win       ...
03:17, 2019-08-23

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night....
05:34, 2019-06-15

Stunning Zack Greinke trade makes Astros the World Series favorite Houston landed the 35-year-old right-hander in a deal with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, adding Greinke to an already strong rotation.       ...
01:34, 2019-08-01

ALDS: Tampa Bay Rays rock Zack Greinke, Houston Astros to stay alive The Tampa Bay Rays had an offensive explosion against Zack Greinke and cut their deficit to 2-1 in their AL Division Series with a 10-3 victory over the Houston Astros....
08:00, 2019-10-08

Yordan Alvarez hits titanic home run as Houston Astros continue to overpower opponents Yordan Alvarez's blast is only the second ball ever to reach Minute Maid Park's upper deck as Houston outscores opponents 32-1 in 11-inning span.       ...
09:00, 2019-09-10

Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez breaks Albert Pujols' RBI record Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez has 35 RBI in his first 30 games, passing the mark Albert Pujols set with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2001.       ...
14:51, 2019-07-23

Albert Almora in tears after striking child with foul ball in Cubs-Astros game Outfielder’s line drive enters stands and hits girlCubs player consoled by teammates after accidentA young fan at Wednesday night’s game between the Cubs and Astros was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr, shaking up the Chicago center fielder.Almora hit a fourth-inning line drive into the...
09:17, 2019-05-30

Astros block Free Press from Justin Verlander’s postgame media session The Houston Astros blocked the Detroit Free Press from interviewing Justin Verlander following the team's loss to the Tigers on Wednesday.       ...
03:17, 2019-08-23

ALDS: Tampa Bay Rays beat Justin Verlander, Houston Astros to force Game 5 The Tampa Bay Rays jumped on Justin Verlander early and beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field to even their AL Division Series at two games apiece....
14:34, 2019-10-09

Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Cubs-Astros Game [Update] During the fourth inning of tonight’s Cubs-Astros game, Chicago outfielder Albert Almora Jr. hit a foul ball into the seats on the third base side of the Houston ballpark. According to those present at the game, that ball hit a small child, who was quickly brought up the stairs by an adult....
17:17, 2019-05-30

Bettor Jim 'Mattress Mack' McIngvale wagers $3.5 million on Houston Astros to win World Series Houston area businessman Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale wagered $3.5 million on the Astros to win the World Series as a sort of insurance policy.       ...
14:34, 2019-10-02

How to watch Astros vs. Rays: MLB live stream, schedule, TV channel, start time for ALDS Game 4 We've got ourselves a series. Tampa's Game 3 win extended the ALDS and now Houston will respond with ace Justin Verlander in Game 4.       ...
22:17, 2019-10-08

Lawyer: 2-year-old hit by foul ball at Cubs-Astros game suffered skull fracture, seizure Lawyer says the 2-year-old girl hit by a foul ball at Cubs-Astros game last month in Houston suffered a fractured skull and seizure.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

'Pretty obvious': Rays starter Tyler Glasnow admits he was tipping pitches in loss vs. Astros Tampa Bay's right-hander gave up four runs in the first inning of Thursday's Game 5 loss to the Astros in the ALDS.       ...
16:17, 2019-10-11

Tampa Bay Rays bash A's in AL wild-card playoff, advance to face Houston Astros in ALDS The Tampa Bay Rays hit four home runs and their pitching held the Oakland Athletics in check during the American League wild-card playoff in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday night....
20:00, 2019-10-03

'Point Blank'? 'Point Break'? Netflix’s Anthony Mackie movie isn’t what you think it is No, Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo's new Netflix film "Point Blank" isn't a remake of the 1967 or 1998 films. Nor is it "Point Break." We explain.        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy carted off after home-plate collision with Astros' Jake Marisnick Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy was carted off the field in the eighth inning after a collision at the plate with the Astros' Jake Marisnick.       ...
04:34, 2019-07-08

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18:00, 2019-05-30

Watch: Alex Bregman, Yordan Alvarez hit back-to-back homers in Astros' 99th win Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning of a win against the Texas Rangers, helping the Houston Astros clinch their 99th victory of 2019....
16:34, 2019-09-18

ALDS Game 3: Rays stay alive with power surge in rout of Astros; Justin Verlander to start Game 4 Tampa hit four home runs in a 10-3 win in Game 3 of the ALDS, keeping their season alive for at least one more day.       ...
14:51, 2019-10-08

'A blessing and a curse': Astros' talent overload creates gridlock for MLB-ready players As Houston went from laughingstock to championship-caliber, prospects like J.D. Davis got lost in the shuffle. Now, they're thriving elsewhere.       ...
20:17, 2019-08-13

Why emoji use could lead to more sex A study claims that adding emojis to communications allowed people to reach a deeper level of intimacy with one anotherName: Sexy emojis.Appearance: Irresistible. Continue reading......
19:17, 2019-08-20

And They Say Women Are Too Weak to Lead Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, after previously saying he would decline the paltry $20 million pulled together by the G-7 nations to help firefighting efforts in the Amazon rainforest, has changed his mind. Instead, Bolsonaro says he’ll accept the donation if French President Emmanuel Macron apol...
21:34, 2019-08-27

Why Christine Lagarde is seen as 'the one' to lead the ECB The former head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has joined a chorus of European finance chiefs in praising Christine Lagarde's candidacy for the ECB's top job....
09:51, 2019-07-10

Can fingering lead to pregnancy? Fingering is very unlikely to bring sperm into contact with the vagina. However, it can occur in some instances, which might lead to pregnancy. Learn more here....
11:00, 2019-09-11

How the Yankees Won Game 1 of the A.L.C.S. Gleyber Torres drove in five runs to lead the Yankees to an easy win over the Astros, while Masahiro Tanaka continued his pitching brilliance in the postseason....
16:51, 2019-10-13

The Yankees Are Falling Apart Again Not on the field, mind you, where New York had the best weekend it could’ve hoped for, completing a four-game sweep of Boston to preserve the best record in the league and all but end the Red Sox’s playoff hopes by putting them 6.5 games out of the second wild card. No, the Yankees are coming apart ...
18:00, 2019-08-05

Drama and Yankees just don’t mix any more BALTIMORE — You can hop on the Acela, make your way a couple hours south of the Citi Field funny farm, and still the zaniness doesn’t stop. Bored with a lack of Mets news? As the old joke about the weather in San Francisco goes: just wait a couple of minutes. So in the space......
09:00, 2019-05-23

No matter where, it’s still Yankees vs. Red Sox LONDON — Because London Stadium was swollen with an October feel on Friday for a workout, it was easy to confuse it with a postseason atmosphere ahead of the initial major league game played in a city where baseball is a curiosity. Starting Saturday, when the Yankees and Red Sox clash in the first b...
17:00, 2019-06-29

Why the Yankees were without their setup man BALTIMORE — Because Zack Britton didn’t pitch Tuesday and the Yankees had a two-run lead at the start of the eighth inning in the Yankees’ 7-5 win over the Orioles on Wednesday night, it was unusual to see Chad Green come out of the bullpen in what would typically be Britton’s spot. “A little beat.....
12:00, 2019-05-23

The Yankees really are savages The Yankees were savages in the box in both games of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Rays at Yankee Stadium. Just ask Aaron Boone. It was much as they have been all season. Boone made that point to young umpire Brennan Miller in Game 1 and was tossed for his second-inning outburst, which was fil...
09:17, 2019-07-19

It may have all caught up to the Yankees already CLEVELAND — Subway Series! Subway Series? “I’m just excited to go home and sleep in my own bed,” Aaron Hicks said Sunday afternoon, not long after he launched a run-scoring double to finally put the pesky Indians to rest, 7-6 in 10 innings at Progressive Field. Hicks spoke as well for his teammates,...
15:51, 2019-06-10

The Yankees Are Cursed The Yankees, who spent the first week of the season getting everybody hurt, and then a few months later, did it again just to set some all-time IL records, are getting healthy. Just in time for the playoffs, but also just in time to get injured again....
17:00, 2019-09-18

Betts, Benintendi lead Red Sox to 10-6 win over Tigers Andrew Benintendi and Mookie Betts finished a homer short of the cycle as the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 10-6       ...
13:34, 2019-07-07

6-way tie for first-round lead at Travelers Championship Zack Sucher made a 9-foot birdie putt in the last group of the day on the par-4 18th for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the Travelers Championship        ...
01:51, 2019-06-21

How air pollution may lead to hair loss New research explains the effect of pollution particles on hair follicle cells and suggests that the mechanism explains why pollution leads to hair loss....
07:17, 2019-10-11

How HPV and a taboo sex act can lead to anal cancer Actress Marcia Cross (“Desperate Housewives”) and her doctors revealed Wednesday that they believe her battle with anal cancer was caused by the same human papillomavirus (HPV) that lead to her husband Tom Mahoney’s throat cancer. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease, infe...
00:00, 2019-06-08

| Na fires 61 to take 2-shot PGA lead in Las Vegas Kevin Na equalled his career-low round with a 10-under par 61 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over fellow American Patrick Cantlay in the PGA Tour Shriners Hospitals For Children Open....
07:34, 2019-10-06

ECB Raises Prospect of Rate Cut, Follows Fed Lead The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged but several officials raised the prospect of rate reductions, amplifying a global trend toward easier monetary policy to combat weaker growth....
17:17, 2019-06-06

An and Im lead as Spieth entertains in Greensboro South Koreans An Byeong-hun and Im Sung-jae posted their best scores on the PGA Tour to share the first-round lead at the Wyndham Championship on Thursday as Jordan Spieth displayed a wondrous putting touch to match his lowest score of the season....
04:51, 2019-08-02

The Latest: Raptors take 2-1 series lead with 123-109 win OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Wednesday’s Game 3 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Toronto fended off a playoff-career-high 47 points from Stephen Curry, and beat the Golden State Warriors 123-109 on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals. Kawhi Leonard scor...
08:51, 2019-06-06

'Sharenting' Now May Lead to Identity Theft Later There are lots of reasons to think twice before we post pictures and anecdotes about our kids online—they might find it embarrassing later, we’re creating a digital life they have no control over, it’s an invasion of privacy, etc. But here’s another reason to lock down how much we share: We may be h...
01:34, 2019-09-14

Gryazin crashes out of ERC Rome lead "Nikolay Gryazin has crashed out of the lead on Rally di Roma Capitale, with last year’s FIA ERC1 Junior champion overshooting a corner and hitting a tree on stage two."...
21:00, 2019-07-20

An, Im share lead at 62 after 1st round of Wyndham Byeong Hun An and Sungjae Im each shot 8-under 62s to share the lead after one round at the Wyndham Championship        ...
07:17, 2019-08-02

Bassitt, Phegley lead A’s to 8-3 win, O’s lose 8th in row OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and won for the first time in more than three weeks as the Oakland Athletics beat Baltimore 8-3 Wednesday, handing the Orioles their eighth straight loss. Josh Phegley had a three-run homer, Marcus Semien extended his hittin...
02:34, 2019-06-20

| What next after outsiders take the lead in Tunisia polls? Two political outsiders are set to go head-to-head in the race to become Tunisia's next president, according to the latest count after a first round of voting on Sunday....
00:51, 2019-09-17

Duke’s Williamson set to lead off NBA draft NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA draft is all about Zion Williamson. The draft begins Thursday night with the Duke freshman projected to go first overall to the New Orleans Pelicans. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound forward was the biggest star the college level has seen in years, filling highlight reels with thunder...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal, Germany’s top diplomat said Saturday....
02:34, 2019-06-09

Continental to reduce lead in some components The German auto parts supplier, aiming to reduce lead in some electronic components that exceed certain EU limits, is identifying how many vehicles and which markets would be affected....
18:00, 2019-08-10

AI Can Lead to Lower Dentist Bills Companies that provide business support to dentists are starting to use artificial intelligence to analyze X-ray images and automate certain steps in common procedures, pointing to the technology’s cost-cutting potential....
17:34, 2019-07-16

Quintana: It’s going to be difficult to hold the lead "Movistar’s Nairo Quintana took the red jersey at La Vuelta after finishing second on a brutal Stage 9 won by Slovenian Tadej Pogacar but admits keeping it might prove tricky with the upcoming ITT."...
07:51, 2019-09-02

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70        ...
10:01, 2019-06-01

Pochettino: I want to lead Spurs to another final "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino appeared confident he would stay on as manager after his side lost to Liverpool in the Champions League final."...
00:51, 2019-06-02

Why 2nd Waves Can Lead to "Exciting Opportunities" In this 2-minute video, our European Short-Term Update editor, Murray Gunn, shows you ow to identify the end of 2nd wave corrections -- and prepare for "exciting opportunities."...
01:17, 2019-06-29

Europe take one-point Solheim Cup lead into day two Team Europe took a one-point advantage over the U.S. into the second day of the Solheim Cup with a 4-1/2 to 3-1/2 lead after Friday's foursomes and fourballs at Gleneagles....
01:00, 2019-09-14

Yankees’ Paxton did a little bit of everything, but it wasn’t enough James Paxton did just about everything he could on Tuesday — six solid innings on the mound, a pair of sacrifice bunts and an RBI. But he couldn’t help the Yankees score more than two runs — or prevent a meltdown by two stalwarts of the Yankees’ bullpen during an ugly bottom of the eighth......
12:17, 2019-07-03

Yankees getting reinforcements soon — likely in more ways than one Giancarlo Stanton played right field in his second rehab game with Single-A Tampa on Wednesday night and could return to the Yankees as soon as Monday, just in time for them to face the Rays for what figures to be an important week, since AL West-leading Houston follows Tampa Bay into the Bronx. Aar...
15:00, 2019-06-13

Clint Frazier once again could soon be Yankees’ odd man out Clint Frazier was scheduled to sit against Chris Sale in the Yankees’ series-opener with the Red Sox before Thursday’s game was rained out in The Bronx, with Aaron Boone saying the outfielder was due for a day off. It seemed strange timing, though, with the lefty Sale scheduled to be on the mound an...
12:17, 2019-05-31

Yankees using T-shirts to let everyone know they’re ‘savages’ Savagery is in style. Following Thursday’s instantly epic, profanity-filled, ejection-fueled rant, Aaron Boone’s popularity in The Bronx elevated to its highest point since his legendary Game 7 walk-off homer in the 2003 ALCS. Before the Yankees manager arrived back home, his words had been emblazon...
08:51, 2019-07-20

Yankees get sweet Red Sox revenge, and then rub it in BOSTON — To a man, each player who was here a year ago, when the Yankees had their season ended by the Red Sox in the ALDS, said they didn’t place much importance on knocking Boston out of the AL East race on Monday night. But there was “New York, New York’’ blaring from the......
12:00, 2019-09-10

Why Yankees’ Brett Gardner had to sit out again OAKLAND, Calif. — Brett Gardner was out of the lineup for a second straight game Wednesday night because of an in-grown toenail on his right big toe. “Better,’’ Gardner said before the Yankees’ 6-4 loss to the A’s on Wednesday night. “I took a full BP on the field.” Gardner had the toena...
08:17, 2019-08-22

Why this start was better for Yankees’ J.A. Happ ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — This was better. J.A. Happ was more aggressive Thursday night, worked his fastball in the lanes where he needed to work them, which in turn made his secondary pitches better. The transformation took a step forward as Happ is fighting for survival in the Yankees rotation. Happ ...
11:51, 2019-07-05

MLB roundup: Yankees hit 3 HRs off Kershaw in win Domingo German pitched six strong innings, and the New York Yankees hit three home runs off Clayton Kershaw in a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers that gave them two of the three victories in an interleague series between two of the best teams in baseball....
07:17, 2019-08-26

Yankees’ Bats Are Too Much for the Red Sox in London In M.L.B.’s first game in London, the Yankees and Red Sox put on a show of home runs in a matchup that stretched nearly five hours, including a 12-run first inning....
03:51, 2019-06-30

What Yankees fans should know about these Twins Here are five things Yankees fans should know about the Twins before Friday’s Game 1 of the ALDS at the Stadium: 1. Randy Dobnak is lucky the Twins clinched the AL Central before the final weekend of the regular season, and even luckier he didn’t schedule his wedding for a week later. Hardly a...
11:00, 2019-10-04

This is just another massive Yankees test DETROIT — By the time rain postponed the Yankees-Tigers game Wednesday night at Comerica Park, the Yankees’ magic number to clinch the American League East stood at nine. To secure a playoff spot? Seven. To bring a convincingly healthy team into October? Zero. As in there’s zero chance of it h...
09:34, 2019-09-12

Who is the Yankees' MVP? They've got plenty of candidates From Luke Voit and Gio Urshela to Gary Sanchez, Brett Gardner and Domingo German, there are a lot of reasons the first-place Yanks have thrived in spite of their many injuries....
17:34, 2019-05-28

Yankees devour Twins and now look to put the Red Sox away MINNEAPOLIS — There were no guarantees from the Yankees’ clubhouse late Wednesday night that the Red Sox would be dead in the AL East by Sunday evening. Nor was anybody predicting the Yankees would spank the Red Sox like they did the Twins by taking the final two tilts of a three-game series at Targ...
09:51, 2019-07-25

Yankees’ first priority must be to finish off the Red Sox now Imagine a universe in which Ellis Kinder outpitched Vic Raschi on the final day of the 1949 season, Mike Torrez struck out Bucky Dent in the playoff game at Fenway in 1978 and Grady Little pulled Pedro Martinez with a 5-2 lead after seven innings of work in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS. You’re......
10:00, 2019-08-02

Yankees’ uber notes The Yankees were likely to defeat the Twins in the ALDS anyway, but Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli’s uber-bad decision regarding Game 2 clinched the deal.  The Twins were behind the eight-ball right from the start in Game 2 due to manager Baldelli’s selection of rookie Randy Dobnak as ...
19:34, 2019-10-12

The Rockies Tried Their Best To Kill The Yankees The Rockies and Yankees are having two very different seasons, with the Bronx Bombers having the best record in the American League and the purple lads from Colorado being trapped in a tailspin on the way to being the worst team in the National League not named the Marlins. Given that conventional m...
00:00, 2019-07-21

Yankees say Stanton likely out until August New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says slugger Giancarlo Stanton is more likely to return in August than July after straining his right knee....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Why Yankees put Luke Voit on the IL The Yankees will be without Luke Voit until after the All-Star break after the first baseman was put on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with an abdominal strain suffered in Saturday’s win over the Red Sox in London. Voit left that game after injuring himself while running out a double and didn’t pla...
12:17, 2019-07-03

The next Yankees challenge will be so much harder After the Yankees swept the feeble Twins out of the ALDS on Monday night in Minneapolis, Hal Steinbrenner said he and his family were very proud of his club. “But we are not there yet,’’ Steinbrenner said. “This is Step 1.’’ Step 2 will be considerably harder to negotiate since it will be taken agai...
10:34, 2019-10-09

The Yankees Continue to Dominate. Is That Enough? Despite Sunday’s loss to the Indians, the Yankees are focused on achieving the best record in the regular season and home field advantage in the playoffs....
01:51, 2019-08-19

Yankees’ pitching upgrades could come from within Luis Severino isn’t the only addition the Yankees may make to their pitching staff for the stretch run. Right-hander Deivi Garcia is slated to make his debut with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday against Columbus. The 20-year-old was promoted from Double-A Trenton after starting the Futures ...
07:00, 2019-07-15

Yankees look old and broken down, and it has to stop CHICAGO — The Yankees looked old and tired Friday night. Remember when we used to say that all the time about this club, even as it slogged its way to championships or at least division titles? The great sell-off of 2016, which begat the Baby Bombers, made way for a new, exciting era which neverthel...
11:17, 2019-06-15

How Yankees have become one of deepest teams in MLB The Yankees had a player make the final three for All-Star voting at each infield position as part of the new system. There will be a second election now to determine a starter from the top three at each spot. The Yankees who advanced are: Gio Urshela at third, who is not the Yankees’ third......
03:51, 2019-06-23

This was the CC Sabathia the Yankees needed to see CC Sabathia’s troubled right knee was no issue in his first start in 11 days. The soon-to-be 39-year-old’s first start back from the injured list was nearly as strong. Making his return from another bout of inflammation in his right knee — requiring a cortisone injection, and fluid drained — Sabathi...
15:17, 2019-06-03

Hal Steinbrenner marvels at Yankees, but ‘we’ve got to see it through’ ARLINGTON, Texas — Hal Steinbrenner doled out high praise for his manager, coaches and players Thursday in Tampa, where he observed the Yankees’ Instructional League program. “We faced a significant amount of adversity this year,” Steinbrenner told the Associated Press of the excessive amount of inj...
15:00, 2019-09-27

The Yankees are at a pitching crossroads So close. The Yankees were so near to a full buffet of pitchers from which to build a postseason staff. But that’s not how it works for the 2019 Yankees. Dellin Betances did a tiny pirouette last Sunday to celebrate a two-batter, two-strikeout season debut and incurred a slight tear of his Achilles ...
14:00, 2019-09-21

Why ‘run line’ could be important when it comes to the Yankees It’s becoming clear that Yankees backers are going to be looking at the “run line” on almost a daily basis through the rest of the 2019 season. Basic money lines are going to be so expensive versus mediocrities and virtual tankers that fans will be risking more than they’re comfortable with. Rooting...
01:34, 2019-05-23

MLB roundup: Yankees hit HR mark, down O's Mike Ford hit a tiebreaking homer in the top of the eighth, and Mike Tauchman added a two-run shot later in the inning as the New York Yankees set a major league mark for road home runs en route to a 9-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night....
18:00, 2019-08-06

A consistent lineup changes everything for the Yankees For 162 games the Yankees were a Transformer. Constructed by a chameleon. Painted by Jackson Pollock. You could have played a near daily game of ‘Who is here today?’ Is that Cory Gearrin or Tyler Lyons? Is Jonathan Loaisiga coming so the team could gauge where he is in his rehab or to st...
21:51, 2019-10-08

Now, the Yankees are playing with something to lose Perhaps sometime in the next few days, the Yankees players can gather ‘round the clubhouse fireplace*, cups of steaming hot cocoa with marshmallows in their athletic hands, and gaze at the pinstriped elders Brett Gardner and CC Sabathia while posing a relevant question: “What’s it like to be a favor...
03:51, 2019-10-01

Yankees activate OF Stanton from IL The New York Yankees activated outfielder Giancarlo Stanton from the 10-day injured list, and he is expected to be in the lineup when the Yankees host the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night....
07:51, 2019-06-19

The big test is here for two rehabbing Yankees BOSTON — Luis Severino gave the Yankees more than 30 starts and 190 innings in each of the previous two seasons. And in both years, Dellin Betances appeared in 66 games. In 2019, neither right-hander has thrown a pitch for them, both sidelined by shoulder injuries during spring training and then sid...
11:17, 2019-09-06

J.A. Happ’s ‘conviction’ could be just what Yankees need There hasn’t been this much talk around the Yankees about being convicted since Billy Martin piped up at O’Hare Airport 41 years ago this month. But there, in an entirely different context, was J.A. Happ throwing around that “C” word at Yankee Stadium on Saturday following his and his team’s 2-1 def...
04:17, 2019-07-14

MLB London Series: Yankees vs. Red Sox London is hosting Major League Baseball's first game in Europe this weekend between the Yankees and Red Sox.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Cameron Maybin gives Yankees something to think about If Cameron Maybin’s Yankees days are numbered, he’s going out with a bang. The journeyman outfielder, who may be cast aside when Aaron Judge returns from the injured list, homered for the third straight game, a personal best, in the Yankees’ 3-0 shutout of the Rays at the Stadium. Maybin went 3-for-...
16:34, 2019-06-18

And Now, An Unsolicited Poem From A Yankees Fan In a blog earlier this morning, I made the brave and extremely correct observation that the New York Yankees are a wicked, awful baseball team that deserves to play its home games on fields of fire and brimstone in the very pit of Hell itself....
00:34, 2019-06-07

Yankees’ takedown of Red Sox includes bit of everything BOSTON — At some point, the litany of injuries that have hit the Yankees this season may catch up to them. So far, that hasn’t happened, as they won again despite losing another key player Sunday. This time, it was Mike Tauchman who left during a 10-5 victory over the Red Sox at Fenway Park.......
10:00, 2019-09-09

The Yankees’ expected celebration never came The workers did what seemed sensible, lugging the plastic from a golf cart into the Yankees clubhouse. Soon, in the privacy of their own clubhouse, the Yankees would be able to celebrate a first-place finish for the first time since 2012. All they needed was three outs from Kenley Jansen, pitching 3...
14:00, 2019-09-19

Study: Hypertension in middle-age may lead to dementia People between age 54 and 63 with blood pressure readings above 140/90 Hg, and saw their readings drop below 90/60 Hg later in life, have an increased risk of dementia, according to a study published Tuesday....
19:17, 2019-08-13

The Latest: Warriors trying to hang on, lead entering 4th TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Monday night’s Game 5 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Stephen Curry is up to 26 points, Klay Thompson has 20 and the Golden State Warriors lead the Toronto Raptors 84-78 going into the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The Raptors are tr...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Dustin Johnson’s Northern Trust lead could have been so much more If Dustin Johnson’s putter had been going, he might have left the field in the dust. Instead, the long-bomber scratched out a 4-under 67 in his second round of The Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City on Friday, giving him a one-shot edge over a star-studded leaderboard. That ...
13:51, 2019-08-10

Jansen, Biggio lead Jays over Royals 7-5 A few weeks ago Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo conducted separate conversations with rookies Danny Jansen and Cavan Biggio about taking on leadership roles despite their youth....
09:17, 2019-06-30

Suarez, Bauer lead Reds over Diamondbacks Eugenio Suarez hit two solo home runs, including a 456-foot blast, and Trevor Bauer pitched eight strong innings to help the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday in Phoenix....
08:17, 2019-09-16

Can bowel movements lead to weight loss? When a person poops, they may temporarily lose the weight of the stool. However, this is not a good weight loss strategy. Learn more about bowel movements and weight loss here....
06:51, 2019-10-12

MLB roundup: Cards one-hit Cubs, take NL Central lead Jack Flaherty took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, allowed one hit in seven outstanding innings and combined with two relievers on a one-hitter as the St. Louis Cardinals continued their surge with an 8-0 victory over the visiting Chicago Cubs on Thursday night....
08:51, 2019-08-02

Nats blow another lead behind Scherzer, Marlins win 3-2 José Ureña pitched seven solid innings, Washington's bullpen blew another lead behind ace Max Scherzer and the Miami Marlins beat the Nationals 3-2 to avoid a four-game sweep        ...
00:17, 2019-05-28

FCA talks with Renault could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talks told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
22:34, 2019-05-26

Why sleeptrackers could lead to the rise of insomnia – and orthosomnia In our chronically sleep-deprived society, many are using gadgets and apps to measure the quantity and quality of their shut-eye. But they could be causing more harm than goodFor more than nine months, Alex Whitecross’s routine on waking was to check the data about his sleep on his fitness tracker. ...
14:17, 2019-06-17

U.S. Deals Lead the Way as Rest of the World Lags Behind A flurry of mergers and big initial public offerings in the U.S. make it the runaway success story in global deal making, standing in contrast to sluggish activity in Europe and Asia....
04:17, 2019-07-01

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Bonner, Griner lead Mercury over Storm 69-67 SEATTLE (AP) — DeWanna Bonner and Brittney Griner each scored 20 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat Seattle 69-67 on Sunday, handing the Storm their first home loss of the season. The Mercury (5-5) took the lead for good at 57-56 on Griner’s basket with 5:05 left in the game. That sparked...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Sunnyside’s lead could stand to take a few lessons from Community One classic TV sitcom setup is when a disparate, diverse group of people come together over the very flimsiest of reasons. Community is the ur-example of this, and Sunnyside seems eager to follow in its footsteps, albeit in a much more realistic way. The show is about Garrett Modi (Kal Penn), a disg...
22:51, 2019-09-25

Rays take lead on walk in 9th, beat Mariners 5-3 Pinch-hitter Ji-Man Choi drew a bases-loaded walk that snapped a ninth-inning tie and the Tampa Bay Rays ended their nine-game losing streak in Seattle, beating the Mariners 5-3       ...
15:34, 2019-08-10

Gary Woodland Maintains U.S. Open Lead At 11 under par, Gary Woodland will attempt to win his first career major title on Sunday at Pebble Beach. He is one shot ahead of Justin Rose. Brooks Koepka, the two-time defending champion, is one of three players at 7 under par....
23:51, 2019-06-16

Kiermaier (HR, 3B) returns to lead Rays past Red Sox 8-5 Kevin Kiermaier homered on the first pitch he saw after coming off the injured list, and Austin Meadows hit a three-run shot to lead Tampa Bay to an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox       ...
05:51, 2019-08-01

Mikolas, Carpenter lead Cardinals to win over Marlins ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dexter Fowler and Matt Carpenter homered to back a strong outing by Miles Mikolas and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. Mikolas (5-7) snapped a career-high losing streak of five straight decisions. He had not won a game since May 6 aga...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Cycling: Polanc takes overall Giro lead Slovenian Jan Polanc seized the leader's pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia on Thursday as Cesare Benedetti claimed victory on the first mountainous stage on this year's route....
19:17, 2019-05-23

An shoots 62 for early first-round lead in Greensboro South Korean An Byeong-hun rattled home with four birdies in the final six holes to grab the clubhouse lead with an eight-under-par 62 in the first round of the Wyndham Championship on Thursday....
22:17, 2019-08-01

Thomas shoots course-record 61 for six-shot lead at BMW Justin Thomas enjoyed "one of those freaky days in the zone" as he carded a course-record 11-under-par 61 to vault to a six-stroke lead in the third round at the BMW Championship in suburban Chicago on Saturday....
05:17, 2019-08-18

Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’ Trump has spent days arguing that the possibility of recession is a media creation. But Tuesday, he suggested it might be the price of doing the much-needed business of his trade war....
04:34, 2019-08-21

Giannis, Harden lead All-NBA; LeBron 3rd team LeBron James' 11-year run on the All-NBA first team ended, as he was named to the third team. Giannis and James Harden were unanimous first-team selections....
23:34, 2019-05-23

EU settles on World Bank's Georgieva to lead IMF European Union governments picked Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after more than 12 hours of talks on Friday that highlighted the EU's internal divisions....
01:51, 2019-08-03

Dodgers with big lead as they chase another NL West title After six straight victories, the Los Angeles Dodgers now lead the NL West by 13 games as they chase a seventh consecutive division title       ...
10:51, 2019-06-24

Hudson, Kendrick lead Nationals over Cardinals Pitcher Daniel Hudson recorded a six-out save and Howie Kendrick went 3 for 4 with a homer in a Washington Nationals win against the St. Louis Cardinals....
16:34, 2019-09-18

Nucita thanks team for ERC Abarth Rally Cup lead "Andrea Nucita has issued a special thank you to his Loran Srl team after he cemented his lead of the Abarth Rally Cup on Barum Czech Rally Zlín yesterday."...
14:34, 2019-08-19

Gasly and Verstappen lead Hungarian GP 2nd practice Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly finished ahead of teammate Max Verstappen in a rain-hit and low-key second practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday        ...
19:00, 2019-08-03

HPV vaccine may lead to elimination of cervical cancer NBC NEWS – The HPV vaccine is far more effective than expected, with benefits extending beyond those who receive the vaccine, a study published Wednesday finds. The new study, published in The Lancet, suggests that the more people who receive the vaccine, the better. That’s because vaccination...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Rose rides hot putter to U.S. Open lead Justin Rose rode a red-hot putter to an opening round of six-under-par 65 and a one-shot lead at the U.S Open on Thursday while Tiger Woods and two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka turned in scrappy efforts to stay in contention....
08:17, 2019-06-14

Stroman, Gurriel lead Blue Jays over Red Sox 6-1 BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched six shutout innings, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had three hits and threw out a runner at the plate, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 Sunday. Danny Jansen hit a two-run single and Eric Sogard a solo homer for the Blue Jays, who won the final two game...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Europe lead Team World 3-1 after first day in Laver Cup Team Europe took a 3-1 lead over Team World on the first day of the Laver Cup after winning two of three singles matches and the doubles contest in front of a sellout crowd in Geneva on Friday....
02:00, 2019-09-21

Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win "Honda\u0027s world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings."...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Discovery could lead to Lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Pars the stars as Woodland keeps U.S. Open lead Usually birdies and bogeys are the focal point of any round but for Gary Woodland it was pars that provided the highlights on Saturday, sending him into the final round of the U.S. Open with a one shot lead....
14:34, 2019-06-16

Eason, Ahmed lead Washington over Arizona 51-27 TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jacob Eason threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns, Salvon Ahmed ran for three touchdowns and Washington rallied in the second half to beat Arizona 51-27 on Saturday night. The Huskies (5-2, 2-2 Pac-12) trailed 17-13 at halftime but responded with two touchdowns in the third qua...
11:17, 2019-10-13

Lashley stays hot to maintain lead in Detroit Nate Lashley proved his opening round 63 at the Rocket Mortgage Classic was no fluke by firing a five-under-par 67 on Friday to maintain his one-stroke lead in Detroit....
04:17, 2019-06-29

Thomas turns it around and shares lead at Medinah Justin Thomas turns it around quick with share of course record at Medinah and share of BMW Championship lead with Jason Kokrak        ...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Kiermaier, Garcia lead Rays to 8-1 win over Dodgers ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Avisail Garcia and Kevin Kiermaier each hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Wednesday night. Kiermaier also made a rocket throw from center field to cut down Cody Bellinger at home plate, keeping the ...
05:34, 2019-05-23

DeShields, Vandersloot lead Sky past Mercury 82-75 CHICAGO (AP) — Diamond DeShields scored 25 points, Courtney Vandersloot added 17 with eight assists and the Chicago Sky held off the Phoenix Mercury 82-75 on Tuesday night. Chicago (3-2) led 43-41 at the half before DeShields had four of the six 3-pointers the Sky made in the third quarter to build ...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Gatland ‘honoured’ after becoming only second man to lead Lions for third time • Gatland appointed coach for 2021 tour of South Africa• ‘I’m delighted to begin full-time in August 2020’Warren Gatland has been appointed head coach of the British & Irish Lions for the 2021 tour of South Africa. Gatland becomes only the second man after Ian McGeehan to lead the Lions for a third ...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Soccer: Sinclair to lead Canada in her fifth World Cup Christine Sinclair was named to her fifth women's World Cup team on Saturday and will lead Canada in France where she will have a chance to also claim the career all-time scoring record on the sport's biggest stage....
23:17, 2019-05-25

Perez takes 1-shot lead at Valderrama Victor Perez leads defending champion Sergio García and four others by one stroke after the opening round of the Andalucía Valderrama Masters on Thursday        ...
01:51, 2019-06-28

M&S sacks fashion boss with CEO to lead turnaround Marks & Spencer (M&S) says its clothing boss Jill McDonald is "leaving the business", declaring the transformation of its fashion fortunes must now "move on at pace"....
17:17, 2019-07-11

Lea Schüller: The goals to lead Germany to glory Easygoing and dangerous in front of goal: the young striker is the new hope for Germany ahead of the Women's World Cup in France. Can her goals lead Germany to the title in France this summer?...
11:17, 2019-06-07

The Latest: Siakam stakes Raptors to 88-81 lead after 3rd TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday’s Game 1 between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors (all times local): 11 p.m. Pascal Siakam has 26 points in 28 minutes, and the Toronto Raptors lead the Golden State Warriors 88-81 after three quarters of Game 1 of the NBA...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Ogwumike, Gray lead Sparks to 98-81 win over Mystics Nneka Ogwumike had a season-high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Chelsea Gray had her first career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 98-81       ...
06:51, 2019-07-08

Blanco, Clark lead Timbers to 1-0 win over NYCFC Sebastián Blanco scored his first goal in more than two months, Steve Clark had his second consecutive shutout and the Portland Timbers beat New York City FC 1-0       ...
04:34, 2019-07-08

Alaphilippe extends Tour de France lead Going into the Tour de France's first big mountain climb in the Pyrenees, the question was: How much time would Geraint Thomas make up on Julian Alaphilippe?...
00:34, 2019-07-21

Raptors rip Warriors to take commanding 3-1 NBA Finals lead OAKLAND, Calif. — It may now all be up to Kevin Durant and the state of his calf strain to save the Warriors from doom. Before Friday’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Steve Kerr was asked about that night being potentially the final Warriors game at Oracle Arena. “The mindset is, let’s make sure......
05:51, 2019-06-08

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by consumers....
18:17, 2019-07-05

Portugal's Ruling Socialists Lead in Elections Socialist Prime Minister António Costa, who has presided over one of the eurozone’s brightest success stories, came in first in national elections Sunday but failed to win an outright majority....
05:00, 2019-10-07

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
13:34, 2019-05-30

| Harrington storms into lead at Irish Open European Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington showed he can still play by storming into the lead with a seven-under-par first round at the Irish Open in Lahinch....
23:34, 2019-07-04

Sei Young Kim shoots 64 to take Marathon Classic lead Sei Young Kim shot a 7-under 64 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over U.S. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6 in the Marathon Classic        ...
02:51, 2019-07-13

Kaymer builds 2-shot lead at Memorial DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Martin Kaymer didn’t look the part of someone who hasn’t won in five years. He was bogey-free Saturday in the Memorial for a 6-under 66 that gave him a two-shot lead over Adam Scott going into the final round. Scott also had a 66, finishing with a shot into 3 feet on ...
03:01, 2019-06-02

Hernández, Gurriel lead Blue Jays to 10-4 win over Red Sox Teoscar Hernández hit a three-run homer off new Boston Red Sox starter Andrew Cashner, and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had three hits on Tuesday night to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-4 victory....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Poland's lead at the top cut after goalless draw with Austria "Poland were held to a 0-0 draw in a top-of-the-table clash with Austria in their Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday as their lead in Group G was cut to two points after Slovenia\u0027s win over Israel."...
01:00, 2019-09-10

Lead from the top: What it takes to incorporate IoT into a legacy industry McKinsey senior partner Mark Patel, Otis chief digital officer Neil Green, and John Deere engineering manager Mark Chaney talked IoT at Transform 2019.Read More...
05:01, 2019-07-11

Raptors beat Warriors 123-109, take lead in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 on Wednesday night for a 2-1 series lead....
08:34, 2019-06-06

Britain & Ireland takes 7-5 lead over US in Walker Cup Alex Fitzpatrick and Conor Gough each won two matches to help Britain and Ireland take a 7-5 lead over the United States in the Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool Golf Club        ...
07:00, 2019-09-09

Schumer to lead Democratic border visit Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he and other congressional Democrats will travel to the southern border this weekend to "investigate, inspect and evaluate the latest conditions at these facilities."The New York Democrat said he will report back to the Senate and the public what he finds."...
18:51, 2019-07-18

| Barker takes round one lead at Sun City Kyle Barker carded a near-perfect six-under-par 66 to take to the summit of the leaderboard after the opening round of this year’s Sun City Challenge....
00:51, 2019-06-06

Etzebeth to lead much-changed Boks against Australia Lock Eben Etzebeth has been named captain of South Africa for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday, leading a much-changed squad that includes three uncapped players....
19:17, 2019-07-17

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to martial law. The last time it was used, in 1967, t...
23:34, 2019-08-30

City DOE warns that 900 more classrooms need lead treatment The Department of Education revealed Thursday that 900 additional classrooms require lead paint remediation before the beginning of the school year. That brings the total number of city classrooms found to contain peeling or exposed lead paint to more than 1,800, according to the DOE. The marked inc...
23:00, 2019-08-30