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Astros' Jose Altuve Explains Not Wanting Jersey Ripped After Walk-Off HR

7 monthes ago   |   By NESN

Jose Altuve always will remember his walk-off home run that sent the Houston Astros to the World Series with a Game 6 win of the American League Championship Series that sent the New York Yankees packing.
But as Altuve rounded third and headed home to his teammates waiting to celebrate with him, he pointed to his jersey to tell them to not rip it off.
So, why did he want to kee p the jersey intact?
“I don't know. I'm too shy,” Altuve said, per The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal. “Last time they did that, I got in trouble with my wife.”
The second baseman added to the reasoning:
“We won the game...
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Astros, Nationals lean on starting rotations in World Series

Astros, Nationals lean on starting rotations in World Series

7 monthes ago   |   By CBC

Gerrit Cole, Justin Verlander and Zack Greinke vs. Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin - all of them all-star starters, still pitching at their peak. The focus of this World Series, which begins Tuesday night in Houston, is right on the rotations.
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12 burning questions for Nationals-Astros World Series

7 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

After a thrilling MLB season that started back on March 28, we've finally arrived at the pinnacle of America's pastime. The 2019 World Series is here and it promises to be an outstanding clash between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros. It seems unbelievable that Washington made it here. From a 19-31 record on May 24 with manager Dave Martinez's job on the line to a rapid transformation that led to an NL pennant. Now the Nationals sit four games shy of winning their first World Series. Of course, the Astros stand in their way. Houston entered the postseason as the favorite to win...
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History Not On Nationals' Side As World Series Approaches Vs. Astros

7 monthes ago   |   By NESN

The Nationals and Astros will meet in the World Series beginning Tuesday after hard-fought victories of their respective championship series.
But will Washington's Nationals League Championship Series sweep come back to haunt it as history has done so many times?
Of the nine teams that have swept its LCS, only the 1995 Atlanta Braves won.
To see a list of all the teams, check out the “NESN Sports Today” video above, presented by People's United Bank.
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