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The Latest: Nats beat Astros 6-2 to win first World Series

Oct. 30, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 7 of the World Series (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Washington Nationals overcame a two-run deficit and rocked the Houston Astros 6-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 to claim the first World Series title in...

MLB's Torre says "right call" on dispute interference

Oct. 30, 2019 2:15 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre says the "right call" was made and that a protest was denied after Nationals leadoff hitter Trea Turner was called out for interference during Washington's 7-2 Game 6 victory in the World Series on Tuesday night. Nationals manager Dave Martinez was...

Verlander World Series loser again as Nats beat Astros 7-2

Oct. 30, 2019 1:02 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander is a true top of the line ace, a starter who's likely headed for the Hall of Fame. But in the World Series, he showed he's no closer. Verlander wasn't bad in Game 6 on Tuesday night. Just not good enough to get his first World Series win and give the Houston Astros their...

The Latest: Nats beat Astros 7-2, force Game 7

Oct. 29, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 6 of the World Series (all times local): 10:47 p.m. Stephen Strasburg gutted through without his best fastball to throw five-hit ball for 8 1/3 innings Tuesday night, and now it's on to Game 7 in the first World Series ever in which the visiting team won each of the first...

Urquidy, Bregman lead Astros over Nats 8-1 to tie Series 2-2

Oct. 27, 2019 3:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not bad for a TBA. Unheralded rookie José Urquidy outpitched all those big-name aces who preceded him, quieting Washington's bats and the Nationals Park crowd, too. Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and a grand slam in the seventh, and...

Slumping Astros star Bregman breaks loose, slams Nationals

Oct. 27, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the time Alex Bregman took nearly 30 seconds to circle the bases, then engaged in a series of animated high-fives, pats, hugs and personalized handshakes between the plate and the dugout, it was pretty clear. See ya, slump. Bregman broke loose Saturday night, putting the Houston Astros...

Chirinos an unlikely slugger for Astros in World Series

Oct. 27, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Astros manager AJ Hinch had so little faith in Robinson Chirinos' bat that he pinch hit for the catcher in a big spot early in the World Series. Seems unlikely he'd do it again. Chirinos has homered in consecutive games, emerging as a most unlikely slugger for Houston when the team needed...

The Latest: Astros pound Nats 8-1, even World Series 2-2

Oct. 26, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 11:57 p.m. Houston and Washington are all even in a World Series that has been one big road show. Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and grand slam in the seventh, and the resurgent...

James, Greinke keep Nats off balance, escape trouble for win

Oct. 26, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh James sailed a changeup high and tight to Ryan Zimmerman, going to a full count with two on and the Houston Astros clinging to a two-run, fifth-inning lead. Catcher Robinson Chirinos called for another change. James shook him off. Chirinos put down the same signal. "It was one of...

World Series: How the Nationals and Astros match up

Oct. 21, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

A position-by-position look at the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park: ___ First Base: Nationals: Ryan Zimmerman. The longtime face of the franchise, Zimmerman was Washington's first draft pick in 2005 after the team moved to the...