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Houston Emerges Victorious From Bewildering Game 5

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If you weren’t watching, you’d be forgiven for thinking that rumors of last night’s ballgame are nothing more than tall tales. 25 runs scored in a game started by Clayton Kershaw and Dallas Keuchel? Seven more World Series home runs to break the all time record? Blown saves by a pair of the best relievers in the game? It strains credulity.

And yet.

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Astros Even Series in Bonkers Game 2

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Whatever you were expecting from Game 2, you weren’t expecting this. After one of the most dramatic postseason games in recent memory, the Astros are heading home with a coveted road win. With the series tied 1-1, Houston carries some pleasant momentum into their upcoming three-game home stand. It took no shortage of small miracles to get them there.

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Dodgers Edge Astros To Take Game 1

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It was a classic October pitcher’s duel—until it wasn’t.

Dallas Keuchel and Clayton Kershaw squared off last night to kick off the 2017 World Series, and they mostly lived up to their reputations as two of the best starting pitchers in the game.

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Astros Edge Sox To Advance To ALCS

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This was October baseball at its best.

The Astros and Red Sox traded barbs over nine pulse-quickening innings at Fenway Park this afternoon. In the end, it was the Astros who emerged victorious in the see-saw affair. Their win sealed the American League Division Series in Houston’s favor and eliminated the Red Sox from the 2017 postseason.

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Alex Bregman Takes Off

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The Astros’ constellation of stars continues to grow.

You know about Jose Altuve – everybody knows about Jose Altuve. The diminutive superstar is enjoying a sensational season at the keystone, batting over .360 and pacing the big leagues in Wins Above Replacement, per fangraphs.com.

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Astros Take On Scuffling Sox In Chicago

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The Houston Astros may have finally built some positive second-half momentum. After stumbling out of the All-Star break to a 9-10 record, the ‘Stros took two of three from the Toronto Blue Jays over the weekend, including a thrilling 7-6 walk-off victory on Sunday night. The offense broke out for four runs in the bottom of the ninth against Toronto All-Star Roberto Osuna, making a winner of Francis Martes and salvaging an uneven start from Mike Fiers.

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Injuries Mounting For Astros

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For the first half of the year, it was the pitching staff.

Now it’s the hitters’ turn.

The Astros roster has taken a hit lately, as a rash of ill-timed injuries has felled a number of key cogs in the Houston offense. The onslaught started last week, when 22-year-old shortstop wunderkind Carlos Correa ripped through a ligament in his left thumb while taking a mighty swing. Correa’s expected to miss six to eight weeks. It’s a tough blow, but we wrote at the time that the Astros were well-positioned to cover their star’s extended absence.

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