Ailing Suzuki delivers big swing as Nats near title

HOUSTON (AP) — Kurt Suzuki is beat up physically, with a sore back and other ailments after grinding behind the plate from spring training through late October. All of that would be ...

Cy Young winners, 1st-rounders fill World Series rotations

HOUSTON (AP) — The starting rotations for the World Series between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals are filled with former Cy Young winners and first-round draft picks. Ga...

Long wait over for some Astros, National in 1st World Series

HOUSTON (AP) — What a relief for Houston Astros pitcher Joe Smith that manager AJ Hinch was only joking about his team's makeup for the World Series. "I would bring (him) in my offic...

Astros' added ace Greinke drops 2nd playoff start in ALCS G1

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's added ace is still looking for his first playoff win with the Astros after getting taken deep again. At least the Astros have two All-Star pitchers lined up ...

Young Yankees take experience into another ALCS with Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — Aaron Judge was a rookie slugger who swung and missed a lot in his first postseason, as did several of those Baby Bombers who were just getting started with the New York Yankees. ...

Rangers close out ballpark 6-1 over AL East champ Yankees

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lance Lynn struck out 10, getting his career-high 16th win as the Texas Rangers closed out the 26th and final season at their ballpark with a 6-1 win over the AL East champion ...

Severino bit erratic for Yankees in 9-4 loss to Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Luis Severino was a bit erratic in his third and final start of the regular season, with four walks and a throwing error over three innings, and the AL East champion New York Y...

Minor gets 200 Ks as Rangers beat Red Sox 7-5 to avoid sweep

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Minor worked into the ninth inning to reach 200 strikeouts in a season for the first time after the Rangers purposely let a foul pop drop, Danny Santana hit a grand slam a...

Rodriguez labors for 19th win as Red Sox beat Rangers 12-10

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eduardo Rodriguez labored through five innings to get his 19th win, allowing more runs than he had in his previous seven starts combined, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Texas ...

Rangers play final homestand ahead of move to new stadium

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Elvis Andrus has spent his entire career as a player in the Texas Rangers' ballpark, from his debut as a 20-year-old shortstop to consecutive World Series and now being the tea...

Odor HR pushes Texas past AL wild card-leading Rays 10-9

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and the Texas Rangers beat Tampa Bay 10-9 on Wednesday night to end a six-game winning streak by the Rays, who have the AL's top wi...

AL wild-card leader Tampa Bay wins 5-3 in 11 over Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kean Wong was churning hard to get to first base and keep the Tampa Bay Rays going in the 11th inning when his two-out slow roller was being bobbled by the pitcher. ...

Odor homers in 10th inning to lift Rangers over Tigers 5-4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor homered with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Texas Rangers a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Odor's opposite-field...

Minor stays with Rangers and stops Mariners' win streak, 9-7

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — All-Star lefty Mike Minor won for the first time in more than a month, with the Texas Rangers going ahead to stay after he had thrown his last pitch in a 9-7 victory over the S...

Six-pack for M's: Seattle wins 6th in row, 8-5 at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Seager had a solo homer, a tiebreaking two-run triple and drove in four runs as the Seattle Mariners stretched their winning streak to six games with an 8-5 victory over t...