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3:55 PM ET HOUSTON — Major League Baseball said in a statement Tuesday that the league will interview relevant parties regarding allegations published Monday night in a Sports Illustrated article. According to the report by SI’s Stephanie Apstein, during the celebration in the Houston Astros clubhouse after the team’s 6-4 win over the New York
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11:18 PM ET HOUSTON — The Houston Astros issued a statement late Monday denying a Sports Illustrated report regarding the behavior of a team executive in the aftermath of the club’s pennant-clinching win in the ALCS on Saturday. According to the report, during the postgame celebration in the Houston clubhouse after the Astros’ 6-4 win
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3:28 PM ET Associated Press HOUSTON — Justin Verlander will follow Gerrit Cole and start Game 2 of the World Series for Houston against Washington on Wednesday. Zack Greinke will start for the Astros on Friday when the Series resumes at Nationals Park. “Greinke gets to hit. That’s going to be fun for him,” Astros
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4:11 PM ET Major League umpire Eric Cooper has died at the age of 52, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced in a statement on Sunday. “This is a very sad day across Major League Baseball,” Manfred said in the statement. “Eric Cooper was a highly respected umpire, a hard worker on the field and a
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9:06 AM ET The Houston Astros have been installed as the favorites over the Washington Nationals in the World Series. Caesars Sportsbook on Sunday opened the Astros as -235 favorites to beat the Nationals in the best-of-seven series. The Nationals are listed as +195 underdogs. Game 1 is Tuesday in Houston. At -235, the Astros
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11:44 PM ET HOUSTON — There were moments early in the American League Championship Series when it felt like the Houston Astros were one play away from stumbling into a serious hole against the Yankees. But the final moment belonged to Jose Altuve, and the Astros are AL champions. Altuve blasted a two-run, walk-off homer
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11:29 AM ET ESPN News Services The Los Angeles Angels have reached an agreement with Joe Maddon to make him their next manager, the team announced Wednesday. Maddon is expected to receive a three-year contract in the $12 million to $15 million range, a source told ESPN. He will be formally introduced by the Angels
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11:56 AM ET ESPN News Services Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees has been postponed due to expected inclement weather in New York on Wednesday night. First pitch for Game 4 will be 8:08 p.m. ET Thursday. Game 5 has been rescheduled for 7:08 p.m.
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2:04 AM ET WASHINGTON — All season, we talked about the three super-mega-amazing teams that dominated the regular season. The Astros won 107 games. The Dodgers won 106 games. The Yankees won 103. The Washington Nationals? They didn’t even win their division. They stumbled out of the gate to a 19-31 record. After going 82-80
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12:39 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Aaron Hicks returned to the Yankees‘ starting lineup on Tuesday for the first time since Aug. 3 and Giancarlo Stanton remained out for the second straight game when the AL Championship Series resumed with New York and Houston tied 1-all. Hicks took over in center field and
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1:38 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. — Howie Kendrick might not be the likeliest of heroes for the Washington Nationals, but neither is the 36-year-old vet the unlikeliest. After all, he has hit .325 over the past three seasons — the highest batting average in the majors. Kendrick went 3-for-4 with three doubles and three RBIs
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