Cole reaches 300 Ks for season, Astros beat Rangers 3-2

Gerrit Cole struck out 10 batters, including his 300th of the season, in eight strong innings, Yuli Gurriel and Jose Altuve homered and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night to lock up a postseason berth.

Verlander wins 19th as Astros beat Rangers 4-1

Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

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

Austin Meadows tied the game with a two-run homer in the eighth, and Tampa Bay Rays scored twice in the 11th after two Texas errors on the same play in a 5-3 win Tuesday night that stretched their winning streak to six games.

Allard, Solak lead Rangers over Orioles 3-1

BALTIMORE (AP) - Rookies Kolby Allard and Nick Solak have made an impact for the Texas Rangers, who are looking to the future. Allard won his third straight start, Solak hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off John Means in the seventh inning and the Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Thursday night. "Allard gets into the seventh inning without his fastball command. Finding a way to get...

Revived Judge hits 20th homer as Yanks beat Rangers 4-1

NEW YORK (AP) - Aaron Judge's bat has gotten loud again. His power ebbed for much of a season interrupted by a strained oblique, Judge has resumed his familiar role as a force in the Yankees' batting order. His go-ahead, two-run homer in the third inning started New York to a 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night that lifted the Yankees 43 games over .500 for the first...

Paxton dominant, Encarnación HR in return, Yanks rout Rangers 10-1

NEW YORK (AP) - Off to a slow start in his first year with the New York Yankees, James Paxton decided something had to change with his approach. So he began getting more aggressive and throwing his curveball more frequently. Paxton pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings, striking out 12 and winning his seventh straight start as the Yankees bounced back in a big way, routing the Texas...

Mike Minor, Rangers deal Yankees 1st shutout in 221 games

NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Minor and two relievers became the first pitchers in 221 tries to shut out the Yankees, helping the Texas Rangers beat New York 7-0 Monday. The Yankees had the second-longest streak without being blanked since at least 1900 behind a 308-game stretch by the Babe Ruth-led Yankees from 1931-33. New York was previously shut out June 30, 2018, by Chris Sale and the Red Sox.

Odor snaps out of slump as Rangers beat Mariners 6-3

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Rougned Odor snapped an 0-for-28 slump with an early game-tying RBI double, Danny Santana hit his 24th homer and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 on Friday night.