Houston Astros

Springer swats his way to MVP honors
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On the heels of his historic home run outburst, George Springer earned World Series MVP honors after the Astros’ Game 7 victory.

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Verlander's resume complete with WS title
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At around 1 p.m. local time on Wednesday, more than four hours before the start of Game 7 in the World Series, Justin Verlander walked out of Dodger Stadium’s visiting clubhouse for a game of catch. Astros officials watched with interest, curious what Verlander might be able to provide following his six-inning performance in Game […]

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Won for the road: Astros celebrate title in LA
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It was quite a scene on the field, even if it was somewhat subdued in the stands. That’s what happens when a team wins a championship on the road.

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Hinch lauded for leadership during title run
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In delivering the first World Series championship to an Astros franchise that dates back to 1962, A.J. Hinch proved to be the perfect manager for this roster and front office.

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Astros parade today 56 years in the making!
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Who doesn’t love a parade? Certainly not fans of the Astros, who will gather on the streets in downtown Houston this afternoon for what figures to be one of the biggest parades in the city’s history to celebrate the 2017 World Series champions.

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Astros tab Espada as new bench coach
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The Astros hired Joe Espada as the club’s bench coach on Friday. The position was vacated when the Red Sox hired Alex Cora as their new manager.

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Astros pick up options on Altuve, Gonzalez
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The Astros have picked up the 2018 options on the contracts of All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve and infielder/outfielder Marwin Gonzalez, general manager Jeff Luhnow announced on Friday.

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Astros' World Series parade: In Real Life
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The Astros will be celebrating their first World Series championship with their fans today, starting at 3 p.m. ET/2 CT. MLB.com is on the scene in downtown Houston.

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Crane, Luhnow relish World Series title
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When an ownership group led by Jim Crane purchased the Astros late in 2011, the deal was contingent on the Astros agreeing to switch to the American League from the National League, where they had been for a half-century.

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Astros fans rep Houston Strong in Game 7
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Ron DeNoville of Atascocita, Texas, is 85, and he is still displaced by Hurricane Harvey’s flood destruction from late August. On Wednesday night, he watched Game 7 of the World Series on TV, but he was represented at Dodger Stadium by his daughter Diane Loughran and her friend Jennifer Jozwiak, who made the decision to […]

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Astros' title 56 seasons in the making
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When Jose Altuve fielded a grounder off the bat of Corey Seager and calmly threw the ball across the Dodger Stadium diamond to Yuli Gurriel at first base for the final out of the 113th World Series, it was a moment 56 seasons in the making.

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'It's incredible': Bagwell, Biggio soak it all in
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Jeff Bagwell and Craig Biggio stood side by side on the right side of the baseball diamond for the better part of 15 years. They also stood side by side in Cooperstown in July, as the only Astros to have been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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