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Astros' hopes rest with Verlander in Game 5

Astros' hopes rest with Verlander in Game 5

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October 17 Verlander (2-0, 3.18 ERA this postseason) will make his second start of the American League Championship Series on Thursday at Minute Maid Park in Game 5 against the Boston Red Sox. FULL STORY

Astros' Morton rested for Game 4 start vs. Red Sox

Astros' Morton rested for Game 4 start vs. Red Sox

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October 16 Like staff mate Dallas Keuchel but to an even greater extent, Houston right-hander Charlie Morton has been more observer than participant in recent weeks because of the Astros' success combined with off days that are part of the annual postseason schedule. FULL STORY

Sox's Eovaldi focused heading into Game 3 vs. Astros

Sox's Eovaldi focused heading into Game 3 vs. Astros

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October 16 The trolling executing by Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman barely registered with Red Sox right-hander Nathan Eovaldi and, subsequently, didn't merit much of a response. FULL STORY

Red Sox try to even ALCS with Price on mound

Red Sox try to even ALCS with Price on mound

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October 14 Price, who faces Gerrit Cole in the second game of the ALCS on Sunday night, is 0-9 with a 6.03 ERA in 10 postseason starts. This past week against the New York Yankees, he became the first pitcher in MLB history with at least 10 postseason starts FULL STORY

Sale faces Astros' Verlander in Game 1 of ALCS

Sale faces Astros' Verlander in Game 1 of ALCS

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October 12 A year ago, Justin Verlander won two games for the Houston Astros in the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox, one as a starter and one in relief. FULL STORY

Astros seek ALDS sweep of Indians

Astros seek ALDS sweep of Indians

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October 07 The Houston Astros, who have dominated the Cleveland Indians in the first two games of their American League Division Series, will attempt to complete a three-game sweep Monday afternoon at Progressive Field. FULL STORY

Cole brings playoff experience into Game 2 vs. Tribe

Cole brings playoff experience into Game 2 vs. Tribe

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October 05 In Cole (15-5, 2.88 ERA), who is scheduled to start Game 2 of the American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians on Saturday at Minute Maid Park, the Astros have a pitcher fully capable of assuming the duties of an ace. FULL STORY

Kluber, Verlander face off in Game 1 of the ALDS

Kluber, Verlander face off in Game 1 of the ALDS

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October 04 With the "opener" gambit now influencing postseason strategies in Oakland and Milwaukee, the pitching matchup for Game 1 of the American League Division Series between the Cleveland Indians and Houston Astros represents a throwback in this era of bullpening. FULL STORY

Cole goes for sixth straight win as Astros take on O's

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September 27 BALTIMORE--The defending World Series champion Houston Astros close the 2018 season with a trip to Baltimore this weekend, and the first game of their four-game series with the Orioles is set for Thursday at 7:05 p.m. ET at Camden Yards. FULL STORY

Astros play Jays with eyes set on club record for Ws

Astros play Jays with eyes set on club record for Ws

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September 25 After taking the first two games of a three-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays, including a 4-1 victory Tuesday night, the 2017 World Series champions have won 100 games in a season for the second straight season and the third time in franchise history. FULL STORY