Nationals top Astros in Game 7 to win 1st World Series title

HOUSTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Washington Nationals overcame a two-run deficit, rocking the Houston Astros 6-2 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series to win the first title in franchise history. With all eyes on Max Scherzer and his remarkable recovery after […]

Astros lose 7 to 2 to Nats, World Series goes to Game 7

HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg gutted through without his best fastball to throw a five-hitter Tuesday night, and now it’s on to Game 7 in the first World Series ever in which the visiting team won each of the first six games. Adam Eaton and Juan Soto hit solo homers off Justin Verlander in the […]

Cole pitches Astros to 3-2 Series lead over Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Houston Astros handed the ball to Gerrit Cole, and he gave them a firm grip on the World Series. Cole looked exactly like the stud who dominated baseball most of this season, bouncing back from a Game 1 clunker to pitch the Astros to a 7-1 win Sunday night and a […]

Urquidy, Bregman lead Astros over Nats 8-1 to tie Series 2-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not bad for a TBA. Unheralded rookie José Urquidy outpitched all those big-name aces who preceded him, quieting Washington’s bats and the Nationals Park crowd, too. Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and a grand slam in the seventh, and the resurgent Houston […]

Altuve, Astros show up in World Series, win Game 3 in DC 4-1

Altuve, Astros show up in World Series, win Game 3 in DC 4-1

Image: Houston Astros’ George Springer hits a single during the first inning of Game 3 of the baseball World Series against the Washington Nationals Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — From the moment George Springer jumped on the game’s third pitch for a single, then quickly swiped a base, […]

Strasburg stars as Nats rout Astros 12-3 for 2-0 Series lead

HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg’s time had come. Famously held out of the postseason seven years ago, Strasburg delivered on the biggest stage of all Wednesday night. The right-hander outpitched fellow ace Justin Verlander, overcoming a shaky start to help the Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros 12-3 for a commanding 2-0 lead in the […]

World Series: How the Nationals and Astros match up

A position-by-position look at the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park: ___ First Base: Nationals: Ryan Zimmerman. The longtime face of the franchise, Zimmerman was Washington’s first draft pick in 2005 after the team moved to the nation’s capital from Montreal. The fan favorite […]

Red Sox beat Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 to win World Series title

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series championship in 15 years, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 Sunday night behind David Price’s pitching and Steve Pearce’s power. Alex Cora became the first manager from Puerto Rico to guide a team to the title. He’s just the […]

Rally Sox! Boston on brink of title after 9-6 win over LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 18-inning loss in Game 3 of the World Series couldn’t wear out the Boston Red Sox. A four-run deficit late in Game 4 definitely didn’t faze them. This plucky powerhouse just kept getting big hits to move to the brink of another championship. Steve Pearce hit a tying homer in […]

Boston takes 2-0 World Series lead with 4-2 win

Boston, October 25 – David Price pitched six innings of three-hit ball, and major league RBI leader J.D. Martinez broke a fifth-inning tie in another two-out rally that led the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers for a 2-0 lead in the World Series.Craig Kimbrel closed out the win […]