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Astros down Yankees in Game 7 to secure 1st AL pennant
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HOUSTON (AP) Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined on a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series for only the second time, blanking the New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series. Just four years removed from their third straight 100-loss […]

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ALCS punctuates neck and neck MVP race between Judge, Altuve
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While the American League MVP award is only dependent upon performance in the regular season, Jose Altuve and Aaron Judge treated baseball fans to a perfect exclamation point to their remarkably close race for the illustrious hardware during the AL Championship Series. Let’s start with Altuve, whose Houston Astros will take on the Los Angeles […]

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Dodgers open as slight World Series favorites over Astros
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The Houston Astros' convincing Game 7 win over the New York Yankees clinched the club's first American League pennant, but it wasn't enough for oddsmakers to install them as favorites to win the World Series. Game 1 of the Fall Classic is set to get underway on Tuesday, and the Westgate SuperBook has set the […]

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Judge sets single postseason strikeout record in Yankees' defeat
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There is every reason to believe that Aaron Judge will be setting a lot of notable postseason records in a New York Yankees uniform for many Octobers to come. For now, though, he’s going home with a dubious postseason record hanging around his neck. Judge – who is all but assured of being named American […]

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Tanaka yet to reach decision on opt-out clause
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Masahiro Tanaka has some serious thinking to do about his future in the Bronx. The New York Yankees right-hander can opt out of the final three years and $67 million remaining on his contract in order to test free agency this winter, but Tanaka said Saturday that he hasn’t thought at all about his offseason […]

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Astros make modern-day baseball history with 1st AL pennant
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The Houston Astros won their second pennant in franchise history on Saturday, and it marked a historic moment not seen by baseball fans in well over a century. When George Springer squeezed the final out to clinch the Astros’ first-ever American League pennant it marked the first time in the modern era (since 1901) that […]

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FOX MLB Crew reacts to Houston's locker room celebration
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David Ortiz, Alex Rodriguez, Keith Hernandez and Frank Thomas join Kevin Burkhardt as they react to Houston's ALCS celebration.

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Houston's Carlos Correa doesn't want to go to L.A. and lose a second time
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Carlos Correa doesn't want to go to Los Angeles and lose for a second time after falling to the USA in the World Baseball Classic

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Ric Flair to yell 'Play Ball' ahead of Game 7 in Houston
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It’s the most exciting event in sports: a Game 7. And when there’s one in the offing, you bring out the big guns. The Houston Astros are pulling out all the stops for Saturday's winner-take-all clash at Minute Maid Park against the New York Yankees. Prior to the game, wrestling legend Ric Flair will start […]

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Giants reassign pitching coach Righetti after 17 seasons
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One of the worst seasons in San Francisco Giants history has led to a major shake-up of Bruce Bochy’s coaching staff. The Giants announced Saturday that longtime pitching coach Dave Righetti has been reassigned within the organization after 17 seasons on the job. Righetti will now work as a special assistant to general manager Bobby […]

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Watch: Judge denies Gurriel's motion for early Game 7 HR
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AARON JUDGE! ARE YOU SERIOUS?! What a grab! https://t.co/IULCtnmhtk — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) October 22, 2017 Sorry, Yuli. Motion denied. Though Yuli Gurriel made a compelling bid for a second-inning solo shot Saturday in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series, New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge was having none of it, […]

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Nationals prove themselves highly dysfunctional winners by firing Baker
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Over the last six seasons, the Washington Nationals have won four division titles, emerging as the class of the NL East. The nation’s capital hasn’t seen this kind of an excellent on-field product since Walter Johnson. That doesn’t mean it’s all wine and roses in D.C. On Friday, in a surprising and poorly-handled move, the […]

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