#The Houston Astros

Dodgers have played 16 winner-take-all playoff games. Here’s the story of each one

Dodgers players (from second left) Kiké Hernández, Clayton Kershaw, Yu Darvish and Austin Barnes watch the Houston Astros celebrate after winning the 2017 World Series. Game 7 November 1 Houston Astros 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 1 Three nights earlier, all hell broke loose in Houston to send the Dodgers to the brink of elimination. The 13-12 Astros win in Game 5 included seven home runs, five by Houston; another early postseason exit by Clayton Kershaw; two squandered L.A. leads of at least three ru...
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Rays look to secure home-field advantage in series vs. Astros

On the heels of clinching their seventh postseason berth in club history and third in succession, the Tampa Bay Rays have one goal left to accomplish during the final week of the schedule. With their fourth American League East title secured, including their second in a row, the Rays will...

TB vs. HOU, Sept. 28: Odds, preview, prediction

A version of this article originally appeared on the Action Network. For more betting insights, check out Odds as of Sunday and via FanDuel NJ. The Tampa Bay Rays will head into Minute Maid Park to take on the Houston Astros for a three-game series beginning on Tuesday night.

Houston Weather | Rain is likely everyday this week

HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) As this week arrives southeast Texas sees a shift in its weather pattern. This includes warmer and more humid days. In addition, the focus this week also includes a stormy pattern which kicks off Tuesday. Look for multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms through the week. While...
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Game 157: Rays at Houston Astros — Pregame News and Notes

After their final day off of the regular season, the Rays begin the last road trip against the Houston Astros. Tampa Bay (97–59) can clinch home field advantage for the American League playoffs with a victory. Houston (91–65) has a magic number of two over Seattle to clinch the AL West.

East Bay Daily Roundup: OUSD lowers new COVID case rate, A's sweep Astros and West Nile Virus found in CoCo – plus more

(Mario Tama/Getty Images) Oakland Unified reports fewer new COVID cases – Officials say safety protocols are a success. The Oakland Unified School District has reported that new cases of COVID-19 are down compared to the rate of new cases at the start of the school year, suggesting that health and safety measures imposed on students and staff are paying off, KTVU reports.

Mariners pound A's, move closer in playoff chase

The Seattle Mariners continued their dominance of the visiting Oakland Athletics on Monday night, riding Mitch Haniger’s pair of three-run home runs to a 13-4 trouncing of their American League West rivals in the opener of a three-game series. The win allowed Seattle (87-70) to gain ground in the AL...

White Sox Playoff Update: Potential Opponents, Current MLB Standings

The Chicago White Sox have just five games left in the regular season, and although they’ve already clinched a playoff berth thanks to winning the American League Central Division, they’re still looking to potentially secure home-field advantage in the opening round of the postseason. That will be a difficult task,...

Rays achieve franchise history in Citrus Series finale

ST. PETERSBURG (SNN-TV) - The day after clinching the American League East title, the Rays achieved another impressive feat in Sunday's Citrus Series finale with the Marlins. Aside from the team's achievements, Rays rookie phenom Wander Franco had himself a day. In his first at-bat against Marlins lefty Jesus Luzardo, Franco would double his way one step closer to history.

Chicago White Sox: The road schedule ends on a high note

The Chicago White Sox managed to win three of five in Cleveland and then take the makeup game on Monday against the Detroit Tigers. That really helped them go into the playoffs with a much better-looking road record. They finish the 2021 season with a 40-41 record away from Guaranteed Rate Field.
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MLB Playoff Picture 2021: Bracket, Odds, Wild-Card Standings Entering Last Week

Three spots in the Major League Baseball postseason will be up for grabs during the final week of the regular season. The Tampa Bay Rays and Chicago White Sox already clinched their respective American League divisions, and the Houston Astros are five games ahead of the Seattle Mariners in the AL West.

Chicago White Sox: Win a game that is not easy to get up for

Last week, when the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers were rained out, we knew it would end the Monday off-day. Going into the game before it was rained out, the White Sox were still looking to clinch the American League Division Championship. Well, they clinched it in Cleveland over the weekend and took three of five from them.