PHOENIX (AP) — Kole Calhoun hit his first career inside-the-park homer with the help of a crazy bounce, David Peralta had four RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks used a nine-run burst in the fourth inning to beat the Houston Astros 14-7 on Wednesday night. The Diamondbacks broke out of their extended early-season offensive slump by sending 14 batters to the plate in the fourth and building a 9-4 lead. Peralta had a triple with the bases loaded and a solo homer. Stephen Vogt hit two doubles. The Astros hit four homers, one each by Abraham Toro, Kyle Tucker, George Springer and Yuli Gurriel.
By KRISTIE RIEKEN, Associated Press Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander has resumed throwing as he recovers from March groin surgery. Houston manager Dusty Baker says Verlander, who had surgery on March 17, is “doing great” […]
By STEPHEN HAWKINS ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arizona’s Merrill Kelly took a no-hitter into the seventh inning as the Diamondbacks beat the Texas Rangers 4-1. Kelly’s no-hit bid ended when Rougned Odor homered with one […]