HOUSTON: Justin Verlander is approaching some important personal milestones. Houston’s ace is far more concerned with the goals his team is on the cusp of achieving. Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night (Wednesday in Manila).
The Astros are a win away from their third straight 100-win season and have a magic number of one to clinch a playoff berth and three to capture their third straight American League West title. “I ... more