The Houston Astros have clinched the tiebreaker against the Texas Rangers, and have tied the Seattle Mariners for the AL West lead.
Houston Astros News
Houston Astros deliver a much-needed response vs. Texas Rangers (houstonchronicle.com)
Houston Astros relief pitcher Ryne Stanek injured in win against Rangers (fox26houston.com)
Photos: Rangers hand over the Silver Boot with loss to Astros (dallasnews.com)
AL West News
Rangers bullpen continues to derail 2023 season, playoff spot (dallasnews.com)
Randal Grichuk cranks a solo homer as the Angels cut into the Orioles’ lead (thebrunswicknews.com)
There’s a lot to learn, but can these rookies lead the A’s next resurgence? (pressdemocrat.com)
Unbeaten in September no more: A’s fall in 10 innings to Blue Jays (sfchronicle.com)
MLB News (mlb.com)
On This Date
In 2006, the 67-71 Astros were in the City of Brotherly Love to take on the 70-68 Phillies. Lance Berkman was the hero of the day with three hits, producing four RBI on a pair of doubles in a 5-3 Astros victory. Willy Taveras had a pair of hits and Brad Ausmus had an RBI to complete the scoring. Dan Wheeler (2-5, 2.61) earned the win in relief, and Brad Lidge (30, 5.06) collected a save.
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OF Jeff Baldwin (58) appeared in seven games for the 1990 Astros, drawing a walk in nine plate appearances.