Houston family, businesses benefit from World Series run

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros’ victorious World Series run has not only given an emotional boost to a city still recovering from Hurricane Harvey. It has provided an economic lift as well. And for one Houston family, the journey to a championship led to a financial opportunity that will help their grandparents rebuild after […]


Image: Houston Astros’ George Springer reacts after hitting a two-run home run during the second inning of Game 7 of baseball’s World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Los Angeles and Houston – The Houston Astros baseball team won its first World Series to become […]

Astros blast by Dodgers 13-12 in 10th, lead World Series 3-2

HOUSTON (AP) — When the winning run finally came sliding across home plate on Alex Bregman’s single, more than five unforgettable hours after the first pitch, a frantic Carlos Correa sprinted toward his Houston Astros teammates in the middle of the diamond. Arm in the air, pure elation all over his face. A last indelible […]

Bellinger, Dodgers top Astros 6-2 to tie World Series 2-all

HOUSTON (AP) — Cody Bellinger pulled into second base with his first World Series hit and said: “It’s a miracle!” With the Dodgers three innings from falling into a deep deficit, the rookie slugger sparked a late comeback that stopped the Houston Astros’ surge. Hitless in 13 at-bats, Bellinger doubled and scored the tying run […]

Astros start fast, top Dodgers 5-3 for 2-1 World Series lead

HOUSTON (AP) — A perfect fit in their own place, the Houston Astros are halfway home. George Springer and the Astros broke out the bats early this time and kept up their big run at Minute Maid Park in October, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 Friday night for a 2-1 lead in the World […]

Kershaw, Dodgers beat Astros 3-1 in hot World Series opener

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No sweat, Clayton Kershaw. Changing jerseys to beat the 103-degree heat, the Dodgers ace with a checkered playoff history delivered a signature performance, pitching Los Angeles past the Houston Astros 3-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener. Boosted by Justin Turner’s tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning off Dallas […]

A capsule look at the World Series

A look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT, televised by Fox) Game 1, Tuesday, at Los Angeles, 8:09 p.m.; Game 2, Wednesday, at Los Angeles, 8:09 p.m.; Game 3, Friday, at Houston, 8:09 p.m.; Game 4, Saturday, at Houston, 8:09 p.m.; x-Game 5, […]

Hot World Series on deck: Altuve, Astros vs Kershaw, Dodgers

Houston and Los Angeles, October 22 – Big-time aces Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander. Playoff boppers Jose Altuve and Justin Turner. A pair of 100-win teams for the first time in nearly a half-century. Hollywood Walk of Fame vs. Texans who wear the star. A little extra Magic, plus Nolan back in the fast lane. […]

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. Gary Sanchez hit an RBI single off Keuchel and later homered to help the wild-card […]

Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2

NEW YORK (AP) — With a soaring shot headed for Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on course for another memorable October. Yankee Stadium sounds like it’s ready, too. “That ballpark is alive,” Judge said after this latest rousing rally. Judge ignited a comeback with a home run , then hit a tying […]