1. Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers Combine for Unprecedented Mark in Game 2

    Houston Astros center fielder George Springer went 3-for-5 during Wednesday's Game 2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers , smacking a go-ahead two-run shot in the top of the 11th inning that ultimately proved to be the difference...

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  2. Astros, Dodgers Set World Series Single-Game HR Record at 8

    The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers made history Wednesday night in Game 2 of the World Series , as their eight combined home runs were the most ever in a single World Series game...

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  3. World Series Game 2's Record-Setting HR Drama Instantly One of Best Ever

    The next time anyone hears a complaint about baseball being too boring or that (gasp!) even the World Series has lost its luster, here's what to do: Sit the complainers down in front of the nearest screen and put on Game 2 of the 2017 World Series...

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  4. Restaurant Says Bruce Maxwell Lying About Waiter Refusing Service over Protest

    After Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell said he was denied service at an Alabama restaurant, the waiter and manager claim what he said was not true. " He is outright lying," waiter Matt Henry said, per Hollie McKay of Fox News ...

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  5. Houston Astros Pitcher Lance McCullers Will Get Paul Wall Grill

    The Houston Astros will have some bling whether they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series or not. Paul Wall, Houston rapper and grill aficionado, offered free mouth jewelry for the entire team: Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr...

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  6. A's Bruce Maxwell Says Alabama Waiter Refused to Serve Him for Anthem Kneeling

    Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell said a waiter in Alabama refused to serve him because he knelt during the national anthem earlier this MLB season...

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  7. Astros' Huge Game 7 Win Dedicated to Houston After Hurricane Harvey's Terror

    HOUSTON — History summoned on a muggy Saturday night, and it wasn't the mighty New York Yankees it was calling...

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  8. Jose Altuve, Astros Advance to World Series with ALCS Game 7 Win vs. Yankees

    The Houston Astros held serve at home in the American League Championship Series, defeating the New York Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 on Saturday to clinch the franchise's second-ever trip to the World Series...

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  9. Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa Igniting Astros Offense Looms Large for ALCS Game 7

    Just when they needed them to, the Houston Astros ' stars aligned and saved their season. Due to the seven shutout innings he hurled, Justin Verlander will get the lion's share ...

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  10. Astros Force ALCS Game 7 as Justin Verlander Dominates Yankees

    The 2017 American League Championship Series will go the distance after Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros shut down the New York Yankees to capture a 7-1 win in Game 6 on Friday night at Minute Maid Field...

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  11. Justin Verlander's Journey from Untradeable $28M/Year Man to Postseason Hero

    Editor's Note: Justin Verlander forced an ALCS Game 7 with a dominant 7 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 8 K performance against the Yankees on Friday night. He lowered his 2017 postseason ERA to 1...

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  12. Bat of Ken Griffey Jr. Statue Stolen, Recovered

    This past April , the Seattle Mariners unveiled a statue dedicated to franchise legend and all-time great slugger Ken Griffey Jr. outside Safeco Field. Somebody recently ran off with an important piece of the fixture...

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  13. Oakland, MLB Clubs Offer Merchandise to Young Fan Who Lost Items in Wildfire

    As Katie Utehs of ABC7 News explained this past Saturday, a young Oakland Athletics fan named Loren recently wrote a letter to the club explaining he had lost all of his baseball ...

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  14. Houston Astros Start ALCS in Historic Fashion with Pair of Dominant Starts

    Houston Astros starter Dallas Keuchel struck out 10 batters en route to a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the ALCS on Friday...

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  15. Marwin Gonzalez Joined Wife Noel in Hospital for Birth of 3rd Child After Game 1

    Houston Astros top-level utilityman Marwin Gonzalez experienced multiple highs Friday, helping his team take a 1-0 lead over the New York Yankees in the American League Championship ...

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  16. Jose Altuve Says He'd Vote for Aaron Judge to Win AL MVP

    Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve told reporters Friday that if he had a vote for American League MVP, he would cast it for New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge...

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  17. Yulieski Gurriel Becomes 1st Rookie with 6 Consecutive Postseason Hits

    Houston Astros first baseman Yulieski Gurriel set himself apart from any rookie who has come before him Monday, when the Astros beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 and ...

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  18. Josh Reddick's RBI Single Lifts Astros Past Red Sox, into 2017 ALCS

    The Houston Astros are the first team to clinch a spot in the next round of the playoffs after their 5-4 Game 4 win Monday over the Boston Red Sox ...

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  19. Jose Altuve 9th Player to Hit 3 HR in Playoff Game vs. Red Sox in 2017 ALDS

    Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve hit three solo home runs in Thursday's Game 1 of the ALDS against the Boston Red Sox , becoming the ninth player in MLB history to hit at least three home runs in a postseason game...

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  20. Once Ignored by MLB, 5'6" Superstar Jose Altuve May Now Be Its MVP

    HOUSTON — Like gravity and Tex-Mex, Jose Altuve is a force of nature who tugs people in his direction. Old Houston Astros have felt this phenomenon for years. New Houston Astros, like Justin Verlander, feel it immediately upon arrival...

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  21. Justin Upton Reportedly Likely to Opt out of Contract to Negotiate with Angels

    Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton is reportedly set to exercise a player option to void the final four years of his contract , but he could still re-sign with the organization...

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  22. MLB Tall Tales: The Fashion Trend Inspired by Ken Griffey Jr.

    Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. not only let his bat make a statement but his fashion. Watch above. Bleacher Report is your No. 1 stop for what’s trending in sports. You can count on B/R for all the hottest stories...

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  23. Bob Melvin, Athletics Agree on 1-Year Contract Extension

    The Oakland Athletics and manager Bob Melvin reached an agreement on a one-year contract extension to keep him with the A's organization through the 2019 MLB season. Oakland announced the new deal on its official Twitter account Thursday...

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  24. A's Bruce Maxwell on Kneeling During Anthem: 'I'm Going to Continue to Do It'

    Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell confirmed he plans to continue kneeling during the national anthem after becoming the first MLB player to do so prior to Saturday's game against the Texas Rangers ...

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  25. Athletics Catcher Bruce Maxwell Becomes 1st MLB Player to Kneel for Anthem

    Oakland A's catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first Major League Baseball player to kneel during the national anthem on Saturday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle 's Susan Slusser ...

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