Former Tiger Justin Verlander Feuds With Detroit Free Press Writer Anthony FenechAmid criticism from Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros on Thursday defended the team's decision to deny a newspaper reporter access to the clubhouse until after ace pitcher Justin Verlander finished his postgame session with the media.
Tigers Two Homers Foil Verlander Gem, Detroit Wins 2-1Justin Verlander was splendid against the Detroit Tigers, pitching a two-hitter and fanning 11 in another dominant performance for the Astros.
Astros Launch Three Rockets To Take Down Tigers 6-3George Springer, Jose Altuve and Martín Maldonado homered to lead the Astros to a 6-3 victory Tuesday night before manager A.J. Hinch announced the impending moves.
Tigers Strand 11 Runners in 5-4 Loss To AstrosThe Astros jumped on Detroit starter Edwin Jackson (3-6) for four runs in the first inning to go on top 4-1. They led by 3 when Detroit's Ronny Rodriguez hit a solo homer in the sixth before Travis Demeritte added one in the seventh to cut the lead to 5-4.
Baseball Report: Dodgers' Cody Bellinger Continues His Hot StreakCody Bellinger, the Dodgers' right fielder, is batting over .400 and leading MLB in any number of hitting categories.
Astros roll Tigers 11-4, Verlander On The Bump TonightCarlos Correa started another Houston onslaught with a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Astros routed the Detroit Tigers 11-4 on Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to seven games. Wade Miley won his third straight start. This was the fourth time this season Houston has scored at least 10 runs in a game he pitched.
Tigers Boyd Can't Slow Down Surging AstrosAledmys Diaz, Robinson Chirinos, Jake Marisnick and Alex Bregman homered for Houston, and the Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Monday night, extending their winning streak to six games. Two of those homers came off Boyd, the Detroit lefty who is off to a fine start this season but lasted only four innings in his shortest start of the year.
Baseball Report: Yankees Piling Up Wins Despite InjuriesThe New York Yankees, who just swept the San Francisco Giants, are 9-1 in their last 10 games, even as their injuries continue to mount.
Verlander Has 4th-Highest Average Salary In New DealJustin Verlander has the fourth-highest average salary in the major leagues in his $94 million, three-year contract with the Houston Astros.
Full Share On World Series Champion Red Sox Tops $416,000 A postseason share on World Series champion Boston was worth $416,838, down from a record $438,902 for Houston in 2017.
AP Sources: Astros Sent Second Person To Get Near IndiansTwo people familiar with the situation say the Houston Astros attempted to get a second person next to Cleveland's dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series after another man was removed earlier by security for taking pictures with his cellphone.