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Astros rally for 10-8 win over Tigers, split 4-game series

Houston Astros' Preston Tucker (20) celebrates his three-run home run against the Detroit Tigers with Jonathan Villar (2) during the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

DETROIT (AP) — Preston Tucker’s major league career is just over two weeks old, and already he’s hit a pair of big home runs.

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Sanchez, Tigers can’t hold lead in 10-8 loss to Astros

Detroit Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after giving up a three-run home run to Houston Astros' Preston Tucker during the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Detroit. The Astros defeated the Tigers 10-8. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

DETROIT (AP) — Anibal Sanchez was having enough trouble keeping the ball in the park.

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Curry, Golden State rout Houston 115-80 to take 3-0 lead

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) fouls Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr described Stephen Curry’s performance Saturday night simply.

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Houston star Harden’s unique game hard to stop _ and to like

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) gestures after scoring against the Los Angeles Clippers during the third quarter of Game 7 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals at the Toyota Center Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Houston.  (James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle via AP ) Mandatory Credit

HOUSTON (AP) — Whether he’s stirring the pot after a big shot or flailing his arms to draw contact en route to the basket James Harden evokes strong reactions from fans and players alike.

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Keuchel solid again to help Astros over A’s 6-1

Oakland Athletics' Jesse Hahn delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Expectations were high for the Oakland Athletics this year after three straight postseason appearances.

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