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Houston Astros News: November 1, 2017

Houston Astros news and notes from around the league for Wednesday, November 1, 2017.

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MLB: World Series-Houston Astros at Los Angeles Dodgers Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Astros World Series News

George Springer continues to be a force for Astros - LA Times
Astros notes from World Series Game 6.

World Series: A Game 7 after Dodgers survive Astros, Verlander in 3-1 win
Breaking down Game 6 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.

Astros' bullpen comes up short in key spot in Game 6 loss - Houston Chronicle
Even for a group as battered and beset upon as the Astros' beleaguered bullpen, Game 7 of the World Series represents the dream of a lifetime.

Dodgers make good on Puig's promise by beating Astros' best, force Game 7 - SweetSpot- ESPN
L.A. worked its sixth-inning magic again, handing Justin Verlander his first loss as an Astro to even the World Series and set up a dramatic finale.

Fans still believe in Astros' destiny - Houston Chronicle
Steve Navarette, 30, wore black socks. It's the only color of sock he wears.

Astros look to join 2013 Red Sox in winning World Series after tragedy - The Washington Post
When tragedy hits, deep playoff runs can be a much-needed escape for a devastated area.

Mattress Mack flies in 98 Astros fans for Game 6 of the World Series - Houston Chronicle
When Abraham Mendez got off his graveyard shift with the Houston Police Department, he saw that Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale was having a drawing for Game 6 World Series tickets that also included a spot on a chartered flight to Los Angeles for the game.

Astros Fan Who Threw Back Puig Ball Took Private Jet To Attend Game 6 |
The Astros fans who went viral after tossing Yasiel Puig's HR ball back on the field are takin' a freakin' private jet to L.A.

The Dodgers forced the Game 7 the 2017 World Series needed all along -
The Dodgers and Astros won more than 100 games to get to this point. Now one win will turn one of them into champions.

World Series: The Dodgers’ Game 6 win, explained in 9 stats -
Justin Verlander racked up the strikeouts. But the Dodgers did enough to force a Game 7.

Listen to David Ortiz's World Series predictions at your own risk -

Mysterious World Series gambler betting $14 million on Game 7 after winning on every game so far -
The race is on to find out who this man is.

Astros-Dodgers World Series heads to decisive Game 7 -
Wednesday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at the upcoming Game 7 between the Astros and the Dodgers.