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Why the Astros’ World Series may end the era of super-rich baseball players

Houston built their championship team on talented youngsters and undervalued castoffs. Other teams are now asking if it’s worth investing in superstarsEven before the last out was made, Carlos Correa proposed to his girlfriend and the Houston Astros po…

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Houston Astros win World Series after beating LA Dodgers in Game 7 – video report

The Houston Astros have won the World Series for the first time in franchise history after beating the LA Dodgers in Game 7 on Wednesday. Houston took a five-run lead in the first two innings and held off LA to seal a 5-1 win. ‘I’m so happy to bring a …

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Astros’ Carlos Correa wins World Series, proposes to girlfriend … gets a ‘yes’

Short stop caps Houston’s first title by popping the questionGame report: Astros stroll to victory after thrilling World SeriesAbout 17 seconds after Carlos Correa had won a first title for a city ravaged by floods, the 23-year-old – exemplifying the s…

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Astros win their first World Series after Game 7 victory over LA Dodgers

Houston win title in LA after hitting opponents early and hardAs it happened: David Lengel’s inning-by-inning reportThe Houston Astros won their first World Series by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1, in Wednesday night’s seventh game at Dodger Sta…

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World Series 2017 Game 7: Houston Astros v Los Angeles Dodgers – live!

Championship heads to winner-takes-all decider at Dodger StadiumRemembering the greatest Game 7s in World Series historyEmail david.lengel.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @LengelDavid 9.59pm GMT David will be here shortly. In the meantime, here’s To…

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World Series of ‘juiced balls’ and young heroes sets up epic Game 7 decider

Wednesday’s Game 7 between the Astros and Dodgers has the potential to exceed even 2016’s beguiling combination of rich storylines and see-saw scoringGame 7 (* if necessary).Of course it’s necessary. The greatest sporting events do not come with caveat…

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The greatest World Series Game 7s of all time

This year’s World Series will be decided on Wednesday night, in a winner-takes-all decided between the Astros and Dodgers. Will it top these thrillers? Continue reading…

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Bring on Game 7: Dodgers take thrilling World Series to decider after win over Astros

Joc Pederson’s home run seals 3-1 victory for Los Angeles World Series goes to Game 7 for second year runningAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s inning-by-inning reportThe Los Angeles Dodgers forced a decisive seventh game in the 2017 World Series by rallyin…

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World Series 2017 Game 6: Houston Astros v Los Angeles Dodgers – live!

Astros travel to Dodger Stadium one win from first championship Email hunter.felt.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @HunterFelt 12.50am GMT Astros 0-0 Dodgers, Bottom 2ndYasiel Puig is up next. He takes a strike, then takes two balls, and then laces a…

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World Series fast turning into classic as Astros beat Dodgers in thrilling slugfest

Los Angeles blow big leads twice as they lose 13-12 in HoustonAstros are one game from first World Series title after taking 3-2 series leadAs it happened: Read Hunter Felt’s inning-by-inning report of an epicIf the wild, extra-innings slugfest in the …

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World Series 2017 Game 5: Los Angeles Dodgers v Houston Astros – live!

Astros looking to secure advantage in final home game of seriesEmail hunter.felt.freelance@theguardian.com or email @HunterFelt 12.04am GMT I suppose I should give my predictions for today and, since this might be my last opportunity, for the rest of t…

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Astros’ late meltdown helps Dodgers tie World Series in Game 4

Series even at 2-2 heading into Sunday’s Game 5 after Dodgers’ 6-2 victoryAs it happened: Read Hunter Felt’s inning-by-inning reportAstros’ Gurriel gets five-game ban – next season – for racist gestureAfter brilliant performances from both starting pit…

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World Series 2017 Game 4: Los Angeles Dodgers v Houston Astros – live!

Astros’ win in Game 3 overshadowed by Gurriel’s racist gestureHouston lead series 2-1 after Dodgers won World Series openerEmail hunter.felt.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @HunterFelt 1.18am BST Alright we’re a few minutes away from actual baseball…

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Astros’ Gurriel gets five-game ban – next season – for World Series racist gesture

Houston player made ‘slant-eye’ gesture after homering off LA pitcherMLB commissioner: not fair to punish team-mates with immediate banYuli Gurriel of the Houston Astros has been suspended for making a racist gesture at Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu D…

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Astros grab World Series advantage after win over Dodgers in Game 3

Houston notch first ever World Series home victory, lead 2-1LA Dodgers 3-5 Houston Astros: as it happenedYuli Gurriel appears to make ‘slant eye’ gesture at Yu DarvishYu Darvish came into the contest with one run conceded in each of his previous two po…

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World Series unites Houston as road to hurricane recovery winds on

The Houston Astros’ battle with the Los Angeles Dodgers offers a brief respite for a city grappling with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, two months laterDowntown streets in Houston that, just two months ago, were filled with the displaced and desper…

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World Series 2017 Game 3: Houston Astros v Los Angeles Dodgers – live

Astros out to capitalize on Game 2 win as series moves to Minute Maid ParkEmail hunter.felt.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @HunterFelt 12.37am BST Houston Astros starters1. George Springer, CF2. Alex Bregman, 3B3. Jose Altuve, 2B4. Carlos Correa, …

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Astros even World Series with fightback over Dodgers in wildly dramatic Game 2

Late power surge lifts Astros to dramatic 11-inning win in Los AngelesDodgers fall to 98-1 including playoffs when leading after eight inningsBoth teams combined to hit eight home runs, a World Series recordWorld Series 2017: Astros rally to beat Dodge…

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World Series 2017 Game 2: Houston Astros v Los Angeles Dodgers – live!

Astros look to level World Series after Tuesday’s Game 1 defeat Tweet DJ at @DJGalloEtc or email him 1.08am BST Vin Scully is now throwing out the first pitch. No matter what else happens tonight, this will be the biggest ovation of the night. 1.07am B…

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Clayton Kershaw leads Dodgers past Astros in Game 1 of World Series

Dodgers ace strikes out 11 to spirit Los Angeles to 3-1 win over HoustonJustin Turner homers on first pitch off game off Houston’s Dallas KeuchelGame-time temperature of 103F was likely hottest in World Series historyJustin Turner hit a two-run home ru…