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Houston Astros News: October 8, 2017

Houston Astros news and notes from around the league for Sunday, October 8, 2017.

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Houston Astros News

Astros continue total domination of Red Sox in Game 2 as sweep looms - SweetSpot- ESPN
With two routs in as many days, Houston is a colossal mismatch for Boston, but the Red Sox must endure one more loss before ending their misery.

How Kate Upton is showing her Verlander-Astros pride on Instagram
Model Kate Upton was showing her Astros pride Friday on Instagram, particularly for fiancé Justin Verlander. 

The Astros and Indians are each one win away from an epic ALCS matchup -
Saturday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes a great potential ALCS matchup, the start of the NLDS, and some positives for the Tigers.

Peacock embraces chance with Astros | Advosports | Victoria Advocate - Victoria, TX

The Houston Astros's Jose Altuve Is Baseball’s Unlikeliest Superstar - The Atlantic
The 5-foot-6-inch Houston Astros second baseman and American League MVP frontrunner is one of the greatest anomalies in the sport’s history.

MLB News

MLB playoffs 2017: Yasiel Puig energizes Dodgers in NLDS -
The Los Angeles Dodgers are up 2-0 on the Arizona Diamondbacks in their National League Division Series matchup, in large part thanks to the play of Yasiel Puig, who has provided several must-see moments in the first two games.

NLDS results 2017: Nationals beat Cubs 6-3 in Game 2 -
The two teams will head to Chicago tied at one game apiece.

Joe Girardi learned the hardest lesson of the 2017 postseason -
Challenge. Always challenge.

The Nationals show a glimpse of a real postseason team -
Sunday’s Say Hey Baseball talks about baseballs singing Aladin songs