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Houston Astros News: October 23, 2017

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Houston Astros news and notes from around the league for Monday, October 23, 2017.

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Houston Astros News

Baseball: Dodgers and Astros renew rivalry in World Series
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros took turns this season carrying the title as "baseball's best team" and so it seems only fitting they will clash this week in Major League Baseball's World Series. The Dodgers led the majors with 104 wins this season and are 7-1 so far this

Tipsheet: Astros finally reap reward for blatant tanking | Jeff Gordon | stltoday.com
It took four years of deliberate losing, but the Astros finally built a talent base capable of reaching the World Series.

World Series ticket prices surge ahead of Game 1 between Dodgers, Astros | Fox News
The average ticket price for the World Series matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros is set to be among the highest ever, according to data from a leading ticket search engine.

Houston Astros' road to the World Series - LA Times
A look at the Houston Astros' run through the ALDS and ALCS against the Red Sox and Yankees.

Hurricane Harvey on Astros minds in postseason | MLB.com
HOUSTON -- George Springer believed his home might have been destroyed. Only his teammates knew his level of worry, and if you had watched Springer play baseball for those few days, you would not have known. • World Series Gm 1: Tues., 7:30 p.m. ET air time | 8 ET game time on FOX

Family time! Father and daughter bond during Astros season | abc13.com
Following the Astros can provide a lot of family fun and for one father and daughter here in Houston, they say the season has been an awesome bonding experience.

An open letter to the city of Houston and Astros from Tom Abrahams | abc13.com
Why do we love the Astros?

Get decked out in Astros gear and gadgets without spending all your cash | abc13.com
For the fan that has everything Astros, here are some items that won't break the bank that you may not have.

Charlie Morton key for Astros in ALCS Game 7 | MLB.com
HOUSTON -- Charlie Morton clung to the champagne flute in a display of celebration that was oddly curious, this dainty object in a clubhouse turned madhouse seemingly out of place among a mob of Budweiser bottles. • Dress for the World Series: Get Astros postseason gear

Astros' Jake Marisnick hopes to play in World Series - Houston Chronicle
All October, as he's watched the Astros knock off the Red Sox in four games and come from back the brink of elimination to defeat the Yankees in seven, Jake Marisnick has held out hope the team would advance deep enough for him to return to the field.

World Series 2017: Dodgers-Astros a rare matchup of two 100-win teams - SBNation.com
The 104-win Los Angeles Dodgers and 101-win Houston Astros give us the rare World Series with two 100-win teams, and the first since 1970.

World Series 2017 preview: Astros offense, Dodgers bullpen are keys - SBNation.com
A look ahead at the 2017 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros, with players to watch like Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, Kenley Jansen, Kenta Maeda and more.


MLB News

Red Sox officially hire Alex Cora as their new manager - Over the Monster
He gets a three-year deal with a fourth year option

Mickey Callaway to be named the 21st manager in Mets history - Amazin' Avenue
The Cleveland Indians pitching coach appears to have beaten out Kevin Long, Manny Acta, and Joe McEwing for the top job with the Mets.

World Series 2017: Corey Seager likely to rejoin Dodgers roster - SBNation.com
Corey Seager missed the NLCS with a back sprain, but the Los Angeles Dodgers expect to have their shortstop back and ready for the World Series against the Houston Astros, which begins Tuesday in Los Angeles.