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Verlander crafts masterpiece with 13-K CG
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The crowd roared when Justin Verlander, already having thrown 109 pitches, emerged from the end of the Astros’ dugout and headed to the mound prior to the start of the ninth inning Saturday. An epic pitching performance was about to be legendary, a tied game was about to be won.

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Reddick bails out Astros on back-to-back plays
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Astros right fielder Josh Reddick delivered a pair of highlight-reel defensive plays in the third inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Saturday, helping Houston claim a 2-1 victory over the Yankees for a 2-0 series lead.

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Astros win on 'crazy' decision to send Altuve
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The Astros preach aggressiveness on the basepaths, so it stands to reason third-base coach Gary Pettis is going to be aggressive, too.

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Astros show their mettle, show they're special
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Don’t be distracted by the weirdness and crazy stuff. There was some of that, and that’s a huge part of why we love postseason baseball in all its spectacularly entertaining, maddeningly tense glory. That was part of the larger story Saturday at Minute Maid Park. In the end, though, what happened was really basic. The […]

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Correa's HR confirmed after fan reaches out
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Carlos Correa’s fourth-inning homer gave the Astros a 1-0 lead against the Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series.

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How Altuve's dash home won ALCS Game 2
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Jose Altuve’s mad dash home put the Astros up 2-0 in the ALCS, but the ball beat him to the plate by 25 feet. How did he manage to be safe? Let’s break down every decision that went into an extremely memorable play.

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2-lander! Astros' aggressive walk-off wows
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A legendary pitching performance by Justin Verlander, a memorable swing from Carlos Correa and a mad-dash sprint from Jose Altuve have the Astros two wins away from reaching the World Series presented by YouTube TV.

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DYK? Facts, figures from Saturday's games
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The combination of Justin Verlander, Carlos Correa and Jose Altuve delivered another postseason victory for the Astros on Saturday at Minute Maid Park in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World, while Yasiel Puig and Chris Taylor went deep to lead the Dodgers to a Game 1 win in the […]

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ALCS Game 1: A.J. Hinch postgame interview
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Astros manager A.J. Hinch discusses Game 1 of the American League Championship Series against the Yankees.

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'Stro throw part of 14-K gem over Yankees
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Dallas Keuchel owned the moment and the Yankees in a way that only he can Friday night, throwing seven masterful innings to lead the Astros to a 2-1 victory in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World at Minute Maid Park.

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Keuchel K's 10, blanks Yanks for 7 in G1 win
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Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel clocked seven stellar innings in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Friday, holding the Yankees to just four hits in a scoreless outing.

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Sparkplug Altuve keeps foot on gas, eyes more
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It came as a surprise to no one that All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve’s fingerprints were all over the Astros’ 2-1 win over the Yankees in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Friday night.

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