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Houston Astros News: October 16, 2017

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Houston Astros news and notes from around the league for Monday, October 16, 2017.

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Houston Astros News

Charlie Morton hopes to continue Astros’ pitching dominance - NY Daily News
Charlie Morton hopes to continue Astros’ pitching dominance over Yankees in Game 3.

World Series 2017: Updated Predictions Before Yankees vs. Astros ALCS Game 3 | Bleacher Report
The Houston Astros held serve at home by winning the first two games of the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees, but the playoff will now shift to New ...

Yankees vs. Astros: ALCS Game 3 TV Schedule, Ticket Info and Odds | Bleacher Report
After winning consecutive games by 2-1 scores, the Houston Astros will look to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees as the playoff shifts to the Bronx...

Astros report: Bullpen rested ahead of Monday's Game 3 - Houston Chronicle
Ken Giles and Chris Devenski are the only Astros relievers to appear in at least three of the team's six postseason games, making for a rested bullpen coming into the first of potentially three consecutive ALCS games at Yankee Stadium.

The Astros are trying to forget everything that’s gone right | New York Post
The Houston Astros can’t wait to get their American League Championship Series started against the Yankees.

“For us it’s all tied up at zero-zero,”...

Ortiz: Verlander masterpiece leads Astros over Yankees | Jose de Jesus Ortiz | stltoday.com
HOUSTON - Justin Verlander was hesitant to leave his beloved Tigers at the waiver trade deadline, waiting until the clock ticked close to midnight in Detroit on Aug. 31 to

2017 Astros tied for best road record in MLB regular season | abc13.com
While there is no place like home, the Houston Astros have been exceedingly successful when they hit the road.

Puerto Rican Astros feel impact of hurricanes Harvey and Maria
“I was literally going crazy,” says Carlos Beltran, who started a relief fund by donating $1 million. “The stories they told me broke my heart."

Astros fans were not happy about The Post’s Kate Upton ad | New York Post
Astros fans gave the Houston equivalent of a Bronx cheer to The Post’s helpful half-page ad in their hometown newspaper — exposing the true baseball...


MLB News

The Cubs bullpen is an obvious weak spot - SBNation.com
The depth of the Cubs bullpen was a concern before Game 2 of the NLCS. It’s a serious concern now.

NLCS 2017: Justin Turner makes Dodgers history with walk-off home run - SBNation.com
Justin Turner fell into the Dodgers’ lap four years ago, and on Sunday his walk-off home run produced one of the great moments in franchise history, and put the Dodgers two wins away from their first trip to the World Series in 29 years.

MLB umpires are having a great time goofing off in the postseason - SBNation.com
If you mess with an umpire this postseason, they might just mess with you back.