ALKMAAR, Netherlands (AP) — Like Billy Beane, Robert Eenhoorn knows all about baseball expectations. The Dutchman was a high draft pick who never made it big on the field — losing his job, in fact, to none other than Derek Jeter. And like Beane did with the Oakland Athletics, Eenhoorn oversees a team that does […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Correa hit a go-ahead, three-run homer after Michael Brantley’s two-run shot in the fourth inning, helping the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 11-6 on Thursday to clinch their home-run heavy AL Division Series in four games. Correa drove in five as the Astros — October villains to many a […]
The Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics, 11-6, in Game 4 of the ALDS for a 3-1 series victory.
The Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros, 9-7, in Game 3 of the ALDS to take a 2-1 series lead.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chad Pinder tied the score with a three-run homer in the seventh inning, Sean Murphy hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday to avoid elimination in their AL Division Series. Houston leads the best-of-five series 2-1 and can […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Springer hit two homers and the Houston Astros kept making more noise in the playoffs, beating the Oakland Athletics 5-2 on Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their AL Division Series. Martin Maldonado also went deep for Houston, which needs one win to reach its fourth straight AL Championship […]
The Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics, 5- 2, Leads American League Division Series 2-0.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Correa homered twice and drove in four, Jose Altuve hit a go-ahead, two-run single during Houston’s four-run sixth inning and the Astros rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 10-5 in the opener of their AL Division Series on Monday at Dodger Stadium. George Springer, MVP of the 2017 World Series, […]
The Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics, 10-5, in Game 1 of the ALDS.
Now, baseball really has a 1981 feel to it. There were already some similarities between the pandemic-shortened season of 2020 and the strike-interrupted version 39 years earlier, but the resemblance is even stronger now that the four division series are about to start. In 1981, the season was split into two halves, so each division […]