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Astros' Alex Bregman angry team isn't playing on primetime TV

Bregman, the second overall pick in the 2015 draft, hit four homers and drove in 10 runs in his postseason debut last season to help the Astros to their first World Series title. He homered twice against the Dodgers in the World Series, and his two-out ...

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ESPN

Annoyed Bregman: Astros should be 'main event'

Major League Baseball, which sets the postseason schedule, had all three games of the Indians-Astros series during the day, with first pitch at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. ET. "I got a sunburn today," Bregman told other reporters Monday. "I'm not ...

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Houston Chronicle

Smith: Pitching keeps putting Astros over the top

Collin McHugh did his job for two. Lance McCullers Jr. backed that up with an inning of scoreless relief. By the time the Astros were in the ALCS, they had given up just six runs in 27 innings against Cleveland, and all three of A.J. Hinch's starters ...

- Houston Chronicle

SB Nation

Oh, cool, the Astros are better than ever

This Astros team didn't need to use Charlie Morton for four innings of relief in a clincher. They didn't need Lance McCullers, Jr. to throw 24 straight curveballs to win. They used starting pitchers, and those starting pitchers dominated. They trusted ...

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ESPN

Astros kick into extra gear in dominating sweep of Indians

That's the way the Houston Astros handled the Cleveland Indians in a three-game sweep of the American League Division Series. After Monday's 11-3 victory, the defending World Series champions now have a few days before they play either Boston or the ...

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New York Times

Defending Champion Astros Sweep Their Way to ALCS

The Astros came from behind in Game 3 to smother the Cleveland Indians, 11-3, on a sunny day at Progressive Field, and clinched the best-of-five division series while much of the baseball world was focused on the other American League division series.

- New York Times

ESPN

George Springer's shot ties AL playoff record en route to sweep of Indians

CLEVELAND -- The Houston Astros tied an American League record Monday by hitting a home run in their 12th consecutive postseason game, and advanced to the AL Championship Series for the second straight year, completing a division-round sweep of ...

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MLB playoffs: Astros take 2-0 ALDS lead after Indians bullpen falters

Those days are long past, however, and soon, their latest shot to end their championship drought may be, too. After suffering a 3-1 loss to the Houston Astros in Game 2 of their American League Division Series, the Indians are faced with a significant ...

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CBSSports.com

Indians vs. Astros Game 2 final score: Gerrit Cole goes full Tom Seaver to ...

The Houston Astros are just one win in three tries away from their second straight trip to the ALCS. Saturday, they had a come-from-behind 3-1 win over the Cleveland Indians. The series is now 2-0 in favor of the Astros and it's a best-of-five, so ...

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Sports Illustrated

Fan Buys $500 Worth of Beer After George Springer Homer in Astros ALDS Game 1

At the bottom of the fifth inning, Astros fan Eddie Flores told those around him that if George Springer led off the inning with a home run, he would buy everyone beers. On a 3-2 pitch from Corey Kluber, Springer sent the ball flying to give the Astros ...

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WPVI-TV

Astros fan buys beers for entire section after George Springer hits home run

There were plenty of cheers at Friday night's Houston Astros game one in the American League Division Series. Not only did they win the game, but fan Eddie Flores predicted, correctly, that George Springer would hit a home run in the game. He told ...

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CBSSports.com

ALDS Game 1: Astros fan calls George Springer's home run, buys beer for his ...

Astros center fielder George Springer has a chance to make history in Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday. If he hits a home run against the Indians, he'll join Daniel Murphy as the only players in history to go deep in six consecutive postseason games.

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ESPN

Houston Astros fan buys $500 worth of beer after calling homer

"We bought beer for seven rows straight," Flores told ABC 13. "Then, it was back-to-back, so I bought another seven rows worth of beer." Regardless of whether they got a free beer, all of the Astros fans went home happy as their team beat the Indians 7-2.

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ESPN

Astros rake against Kluber as the champs pick up where they left off

After all, 342 days had passed since the Houston Astros last played a home postseason outing, when they prevailed over the Dodgers in Game 5 of a World Series slugfest. This time around, the Astros simply picked up right where they left off in leaning ...

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Houston Chronicle

Inside the Game: Key moments from Astros' Game 1 win over Indians

A closer look at the key moments from the Astros' 7-2 victory over the Indians in Game 1 of the American League Division Series on Friday afternoon at Minute Maid Park: 1. Bregman sets the tone. Situation: Bottom of the fourth inning, no outs, bases empty.

- Houston Chronicle

Chron.com

Astros' Gerrit Cole set for ALDS Game 2 start

Gerrit Cole planned to spend at least a portion of Monday afternoon's Indians-Astros game in the same fashion as most Astros fans: Sitting in front of a video monitor, in his case charting the tendencies of Cleveland's hitters as he prepares for ...

- Chron.com

USA TODAY

Astros dominate Indians in ALDS Game 1 to kick off World Series defense

Bregman's homer in the fourth set the tone for a key inning. The Astros would make Kluber throw 35 pitches in the frame, with Kluber issuing a walk to Yuli Gurriel and a single against Tyler White before Josh Reddick hit an RBI single to bring Gurriel ...

- USA TODAY

Forbes

Astros' Quest To Repeat As World Champions Begins With A Tenacious Justin ...

In a regular season in which the Boston Red Sox dominated the headlines by winning a franchise record 108 ball games, it seemed as if the world champion Houston Astros surprisingly flew under the radar as they also won a franchise record 103 ball games.

- Forbes

USA TODAY

4 deciding factors in Astros-Indians ALDS

The Astros are led by Justin Verlander (16-9, 2.52 ERA), Gerrit Cole (15-5, 2.88 ERA), Charlie Morton (15-3, 3.13 ERA) and Dallas Keuchel (12-11 3.74 ERA) and a staff that led the majors with a 3.16 ERA. The Indians will counter with Corey Kluber (20-7 ...

- USA TODAY

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