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Night to howl for Astros’ kids in L.A.

Houston players bring families along for Game 6 at Dodger Stadium, complete with pre-game trick-or-treating in the team hotel.

Dodgers’ Yu Darvish shrugs off Gurriel’s racist gesture

Major League Baseball’s refusal to suspend Astros first baseman during World Series touched off furor, but Darvish, who is in line to start a potential Game 7, is trying to take the high road.

Baseball teams have long history of Champagne celebrations

MLB teams have been celebrating big wins by spraying some bubbly at least since the 1940s.

Oakland Athletics’ Bruce Maxwell showed signs of intoxication during arrest, police say

The MLB player — the only one in the league to kneel during the U.S. anthem this year — is being accused of pointing a handgun at the head of a woman.

Canadian Matt Stairs joins San Diego Padres as hitting coach

Stairs, from Fredericton, N.B., spent this past season as hitting coach for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Game 5 of Astros vs. Dodgers was the greatest World Series game since, well, Game 2

It seemed like there was a three-run homer for every three-run lead in a thriller that will be remembered for years.

Astros so close they can taste it

Houston on the brink of first World Series title in franchise history.

Astros blast by Dodgers 13-12 in Game 5, lead World Series 3-2

Game 6 is on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, where Justin Verlander will try to clinch the Astros’ first championship and Rich Hill hopes to save Los Angeles’ season.

Juiced baseballs? They have a different feel to World Series pitchers

Pitchers have been questioning the size and seams of balls all season long.

World Series relievers show up early and often in games

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts invited scrutiny in Game 2 because after pulling Hill so early, by the time it reached the top of the 11th he was down to one reliever who had not pitched in the post-season.

Astros’ Yuli Gurriel gets five-game ban next season for racist gesture

Cuban infielder won’t miss any time in World Series for insensitive gesture directed at Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish.

Dodgers’ Darvish left spinning as Astros take series lead

In his World Series debut, Yu Darvish got just five outs and left with a four-run deficit in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 5-3 loss to the Houston Astros on Friday.

Astros throwback jerseys are back in fashion

Revolutionary pattern introduced in 1975 has caught the eyes of the baseball world as Astros take on Dodgers in World Series

World Series a respite for Puerto Rican baseball fans

Four native sons — Carlos Correa, Carlos Beltran, Juan Centeno and Enrique Hernandez — playing in World Series helping to lift spirits of Puerto Rico in wake of Hurricane Maria.

Playoff home runs are up and so is ‘juiced ball’ talk

Astros and Dodgers combine for record eight homers in one World Series game.

Joe Girardi out as manager of New York Yankees

“With a heavy heart, I come to you because the Yankees have decided not to bring me back,” Girardi said.

Astros strike back vs. Dodgers in World Series Game 2

Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and George Springer go deep in extra innings in record homer barrage at Dodger Stadium. Game 3 Friday in Houston.

Giancarlo Stanton hasn't spoken to Marlins’ ownership about his future

Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is due to make $25 million (U.S.) next season in the fourth year of a 13-year deal.

Los Angeles Dodgers’ red menace Justin Turner courts legendary status

Third baseman’s 14 RBI this post-season are now a franchise record, and his 26 over the past four Octobers tied Duke Snider for the career post-season mark.

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