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Houston Astros News: October 18, 2017

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Houston Astros news and notes from around the league for Wedesday, October 18, 2017.

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Houston Astros News

Yankees rally late to beat Astros in Game 4, tie ALCS | Newsday
A two-games-to-none deficit to the defending American League champion Indians in the Division Series didn’t faze the Yankees. Neither did the same hole they found

Astros’ weakness rears its ugly head at worst possible time | New York Post
The biggest crack in the Astros’ pursuit of their first World Series title could be seen all year. Now, the weak link may bring their season crumbling...

Aaron Judge seals decision, powers Yankees' series-tying win - SweetSpot- ESPN
With New York trailing late, the rookie homered, doubled and scored to take the lead to key the Baby Bombers' latest thrilling October comeback.

3 clear signs the Astros are choking | NJ.com
The Houston Astros took what looked like a commanding lead over the New York Yankees, only to watch them tie things at 2-all in the best-of-seven American League Championship Series.

ALCS: Yankees rally late to stun Astros, even series 2-2
Breaking down Game 4 of the AL Championship Series between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.

Houston Astros reflect on crushing Game 4 loss to New York Yankees - SweetSpot- ESPN
After seeing a 4-0 lead slip away in Game 4, the Astros need to remember all the things they did right during a 101-win regular season.

Yankees come back late to beat the Astros 6-4 and even ALCS at two wins apiece - LA Times
The New York Yankess defeat the Houston Astros, 6-4, to even the ALCS.


MLB News

The Cubs are a loss away from remembering how hard it is to win - SBNation.com
The Cubs scratched and clawed to get to the NLCS. Then they bled out

NLCS 2017: Yu Darvish’s RBI walk in Game 3 was beautiful - SBNation.com
What a time to be alive.

NLCS results 2017: Dodgers beat Cubs 6-1 in Game 3 at Wrigley Field - SBNation.com
The Cubs now face a near-impossible comeback.

Highlights from the Dodgers’ NLCS Game 3 win over the Cubs - SBNation.com
The Dodgers still haven’t lost a postseason game, and the Cubs couldn’t change that.

Highlights from Yankees’ ALCS Game 4 win over Astros - SBNation.com
The Yankees evened up the ALCS and shortened it to a best-of-3 series.

Ken Griffey Jr’s statue outside Safeco Field vandalized, bat stolen - SBNation.com
Police have apprehended the suspect and recovered the bat.