Cole pitches Astros past Yankees 4-1 for 2-1 lead in ALCS

NEW YORK (AP) — A gritty Gerrit Cole held the New York Yankees scoreless without his sharpest stuff, Jose Altuve sparked Houston at the plate and the Astros locked down a 4-1 victory Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series. Altuve and Josh Reddick homered early off Luis Severino, who labored […]

Cole wins 15th straight decision, Astros beat Mariners 3-0

SEATTLE (AP) — No one enjoys watching Gerrit Cole pitch more than his Houston Astros teammates. Cole dominated again Tuesday night, striking out 14 with no walks to win his 15th consecutive decision in a 3-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners. “He’s playing a video game,” Astros shortstop Alex Bregman said. “It’s ridiculous. He pushes […]

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

HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole wanted to get his milestone strikeout at home, and accomplished the feat in an important win for the Houston Astros. Cole struck out 10 batters, including his 300th of the season, in eight strong innings, Yuli Gurriel and Jose Altuve homered and the Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 Wednesday […]

Sunglasses, bullets, and storks: Montgomery County Hospital District raises taxes despite enormous cash reserve

Sunglasses, bullets, and storks: Montgomery County Hospital District raises taxes despite enormous cash reserve

Image: Oakley Flak Draft sunglasses retail for $226 a pair. You’ve to admit that buying Oakley sunglasses is just a way too cool method of spending your tax dollars! Here’s what you should know about your tax dollar expenditures: (1) Oakley Plutonite Lenses offer 100% UV Protection filtering of all UVA, UVB, UVC and harmful blue […]

Cole fans 12 as Astros down Cubs 6-5

HOUSTON (AP) — Less than two weeks ago Jack Mayfield flew to Boston because the Houston Astros told him he was going to make his long-awaited major league debut after seven seasons in the minors. When he arrived, they didn’t need him after all after an injury to Aledmys Diaz wasn’t so bad. So and […]