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Larry Brown Sports Nov 13, 2017

Report: Mariners interested in signing Carlos Santana

The Seattle Mariners could be adding another big bat this offseason. Jon Morosi of MLB Network reported on Monday that the Mariners have interest in Cleveland Indians free agent slugger Carlos Santana. Morosi does add however that the two sides have yet to engage in any substantial talks. Sources: #Mariners interested in free agent 1B...Read More
Washington Times Nov 3, 2017

World Series champion Astros hold off on White House talk

HOUSTON (AP) - The World Series champion Houston Astros have not made the decision yet on whether they will visit the White House to meet with President Donald Trump if an invitation is extended. "We just won the first world championship in Houston Astros history," Astros manager A.J. Hinch said ...
Larry Brown Sports Nov 3, 2017

Cubs send 40 pizzas to Astros as part of new World Series tradition

The Chicago Cubs have passed the torch — or rather, passed the pie — to the Houston Astros. The Cubs ordered 40 pizzas on Thursday to be delivered to Minute Maid Park on Friday before the championship parade in honor of the Astros winning the World Series, the Houston Chronicle reports. They sent a note...Read More
Larry Brown Sports Nov 2, 2017

Astros give World Series trophy comfortable spot on plane ride home

The Houston Astros have the best plane ride home from Los Angeles after winning the World Series. And they’re traveling with an extra companion. After beating the Dodgers in seven games, the Astros were awarded the Commissioner’s Trophy, which they brought on the plane home. They gave the trophy its own row, complete with a...Read More
Larry Brown Sports Nov 2, 2017

Incredible SI Houston Astros cover almost never happened

One of the most incredible sports magazine covers of all time almost didn’t even end up happening. Three years ago, Sports Illustrated published a cover featuring an incredibly bold prediction. They declared that the Houston Astros would be the 2017 World Series champions. Though that hardly seems shocking now because the Astros were the class...Read More
Grand Rapids Press Nov 2, 2017
Tigers utility man Andrew Romine claimed on waivers by Mariners

Tigers utility man Andrew Romine claimed on waivers by Mariners

The Tigers waived four others players who went unclaimed and were then outrighted to the minor leagues: pitcher Jeff Ferrell; and outfielders Alex Presley, Jim Adduci and Tyler Collins. Andrew Romine played all nine positions in what turned out to be his final game as a Detroit Tiger. The veteran utility man was claimed by the Seattle Mariners on Thursday after being placed on waivers by the Tigers. The Tigers waived four others players who went unclaimed and were then outrighted to the minor leagues: pitcher Jeff Ferrell; and outfielders Alex Presley, Jim...
Washington Times Nov 2, 2017

Houston school district cancels classes Friday for Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - The largest school district in Texas has canceled classes Friday so students and staff can celebrate the world champion Houston Astros. The Houston Independent School District on Thursday announced all schools and offices will be closed the next day to honor the Astros winning the World Series. ...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 2, 2017
Can Tigers copy Astros' method? They won't be only ones trying

Can Tigers copy Astros' method? They won't be only ones trying

The flaw in the plan? Its not foolproof. Nothing ever is. And if it doesnt work, youve dragged your club and your fan base through years of struggles for nothing. Franklin Perez is on the mound for the Detroit Tigers in Game 7 of the 2022 World Series. He gets the sign from catcher Jake Rogers and fires a fastball toward home plate. It's a lazy fly ball to center field. Daz Cameron settles under it, makes the catch and the game is over! The Tigers have won the title! Can it happen? Sure. The Houston Astros proved as much, when they went from the worst team in...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 1, 2017

Astros beat Dodgers in Game 7 to win 1st World Series

Playing for a city still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, and wearing an H Strong logo on their jerseys, the Astros brought home the prize that had eluded them since they started out in 1962 as the Colt .45s. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From laughingstock to lift off. George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7. Playing for a city still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, and wearing an H Strong logo...
Washington Times Nov 1, 2017

Astros win 1st World Series crown, top Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7

LOS ANGELES (AP) - From laughingstock to lift off. George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7. Playing for a city still ...
Larry Brown Sports Nov 1, 2017

Ben Reiter celebrates end of SI Jinx after Astros win World Series

The Sports Illustrated cover jinx is well and truly dead, or so it seems. The Houston Astros won the World Series with a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night, a story that was somehow predicted in 2014 in a cover story by senior writer Ben Reiter that proclaimed Houston “your 2017...Read More
Washington Times Nov 1, 2017

Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 for first World Series title in franchise hist

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 for first World Series title in franchise history.
Washington Times Nov 1, 2017

Houston Astros win World Series

LOS ANGELES — From laughingstock to lift off. George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7. Playing for a city still recovering ...
Washington Times Nov 1, 2017

Astros, Dodgers keep lineups intact for World Series Game 7

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers are keeping their lineups intact for the deciding Game 7 of the World Series. Center fielder George Springer leads off Wednesday night for the Astros, followed by third baseman Alex Bregman, second baseman Jose Altuve, shortstop Carlos Correa, first ...

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