George Springer believed his home might have been destroyed. Only his teammates knew his level of worry, and if you had watched Springer play baseball for those few days, you would not have known.
The Astros defeated the Yankees, 4-0, in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Saturday night in Houston to advance to face the Dodgers in the World Series presented by YouTube TV, with Game 1 slated for Tuesday (8 p.m. ET/FOX).
The magical, memorable ride of the Yankees’ 2017 season came to an end at 10:19 p.m. CT, with Greg Bird lofting an easy fly ball to Astros center fielder George Springer for the final out of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World.
In the end, the Yankees were beaten by a better team.
Pitted against some of Minor League Baseball’s best up-and-coming hitters at Saturday night’s Arizona Fall League Hitting Challenge, Minnesota Twins prospect Chris Paul walked away with bragging rights — and a little spending money.
Evan Gattis powered the Astros to the lead in their 4-0 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night, crushing a homer to left-center field to open the fourth inning against Yankees lefty CC Sabathia.
Fresh off capturing their first pennant in more than a decade, the Astros enter the World Series with their pair of aces ready to go against the National League champion Dodgers.
The Astros made right-hander Charlie Morton a priority last offseason, and he set the tone with five shutout innings in Houston’s 4-0 victory in Game 7 of the ALCS.
The Astros are headed to their first Fall Classic as an American League team, and second overall, after taking a 4-0 victory over the Yankees in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series presented by Camping World on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park.
Following three straight losses at intimidating Yankee Stadium, many Astros players spoke in awe of the atmosphere in New York, and the Yankees followed suit after dropping the final two games at raucous Minute Maid Park. It was a series that brought out the best in both clubs, and each team came away impressed with […]
Over the past decade, there is no pitcher that Joe Girardi has trusted with the ball more often than CC Sabathia, which is why the manager’s voice quivered after he was presented with the possibility that the big left-hander may have left the mound for the final time with the Yankees.
The expectations began to soar 11 months ago, when the Astros traded for veteran catcher Brian McCann and signed veteran outfielder Josh Reddick. Carlos Beltran soon joined the club, and an up-and-coming Astros team filled with promising young players was a juggernaut in waiting.