MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

ASTROS LOOK READY TO DEFEND CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON

Gerrit Cole struck out 11 over seven innings in his Houston debut, and the defending champion Astros finished a solid opening weekend with an 8-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. By SCHUYLER DIXON (AP Sports Writer) On a chilly afternoon, Pirates right-hander Trevor Williams put the Detroit bats in a deep freeze. Williams was pulled with a no-hitter in […]