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Alvarez homers again as Astros down Blue Jays

Alvarez homers again as Astros down Blue Jays

Rookie sensation Yordan Alvarez slugged another home run while left-hander Framber Valdez delivered a second consecutive quality start as the Houston Astros claimed their three-game series with the viMORE

Astros blast four homers in rout of Jays

Astros blast four homers in rout of Jays

Gerrit Cole recorded his eighth double-digit strikeout performance of the season, and rookie Yordan Alvarez posted his third home run in four games as the host Houston Astros pounded the Toronto BlueMORE

Alvarez helps lift Astros past Brewers

Alvarez helps lift Astros past Brewers

Promising rookie Yordan Alvarez’s two-run homer — his second round-tripper in as many big league games — capped a four-run fifth inning that blew open a close game and catapulted the host Houston AsMORE

Orioles stun Astros with late runs

Orioles stun Astros with late runs

Andrew Cashner worked six solid innings, Anthony Santander produced a sparkling defensive play, and Trey Mancini scored the go-ahead run on an error in the eighth inning as the Baltimore Orioles scratMORE

Astros call up minor-league HR leader

Astros call up minor-league HR leader

The Houston Astros called up power-hitting prospect Yordan Alvarez on Sunday ahead of their series finale against the Baltimore Orioles.Alvarez, whose 23 homers are the most among minor leaguers thisMORE

Leake goes distance as Mariners whip Astros

Leake goes distance as Mariners whip Astros

Domingo Santana, Tom Murphy and Edwin Encarnacion hit homers in a seven-run sixth inning as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Houston Astros 14-1 Wednesday night to snap a four-game losing stMORE