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Martinez, Devers' grand hitting lifts Red Sox past Astros to even ALCS

Boston became the first team to slug two grand slams in a postseason game, with Martinez and Devers connecting in the first two innings of a 9-5 win over the Astros on Saturday in Houston that tied their AL Championship Series at one game apiece.

Correa, Altuve go deep as Astros slug past Red Sox for early ALCS lead

Carlos Correa paused a few seconds at the plate, tapping the spot on his wrist where a watch would be, after hitting a tie-breaking home run in the seventh inning that propelled the Houston Astros over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Friday night in the AL Championship Series opener.

Darnold runs for 2 touchdowns as Panthers beat Texans to remain undefeated

Sam Darnold threw for 304 yards and ran for two touchdowns, and the Carolina Panthers eased past the Houston Texans 24-9 on Thursday night despite losing Christian McCaffrey to an injury early in the second quarter.

Jays fall to Astros as Kyle Tucker puts on offensive show

Kyle Tucker hit a three-run homer and tied a career high with four RBIs as the Houston Astros built a big lead early and held on for a 7-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.

Biggio hits 1st home run in Houston as Jays top Astros

Cavan Biggio hit his first homer at the ballpark where his dad closed out his Hall of Fame career, Marcus Semien added a three-run shot late and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 8-4 Saturday night.

Ross Stripling's slow start sets tone in Blue Jays' blowout loss to Astros

Yuli Gurriel homered and tied a career high with four hits while driving in four runs to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.

Astros manager Dusty Baker gets COVID-19 vaccine after initial reticence

Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker, 71, has announced that he has received the COVID-19 vaccine, citing his susceptibility to complications if he does test positive for the coronavirus.

Star QB Deshaun Watson requests trade from Houston Texans

Star quarterback Deshaun Watson, who has been upset with the direction of the team for some time, has requested a trade from the Houston Texans.

Rockets trade James Harden to Nets in blockbuster 4-team deal

The Brooklyn Nets have acquired three-time scoring champion James Harden from the Houston Rockets, a deal that reunites him with Kevin Durant and gives him the move that he has sought for weeks.

Houston-Oklahoma NBA game postponed after 3 coronavirus cases, violation of league COVID-19 protocols

Houston's Wednesday season opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder has been postponed after positive or inconclusive coronavirus test results and James Harden's violation of the NBA's COVID-19 protocols left the Rockets without the league-mandated eight players available.