HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Cristian Javier allowed one hit over six shutout innings, Yuli Gurriel homered and the Houston Astros edged the Seattle Mariners 2-1 for their third straight win. Javier struck out five and walked three. The 23-year-old right-hander rebounded nicely after surrendering five runs in three innings in his last start against Oakland on Aug. 9. Javier retired 10 of the first 12 batters before Kyle Seager walked and a single by Austin Nola accounted for the Mariners’ only hit off the rookie in the fifth.
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton was filled with nerves, and so were New York Yankees fans, worried the season was slipping away. Tension only surged when the top […]
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander kept up his outstanding season with one of his toughest wins. Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held […]