MLB World Series

Houston Astros starting pitcher Jose Urquidy throws against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 27, 2019 - 2:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Not bad for a TBA. Unheralded rookie José Urquidy outpitched all those big-name aces who preceded him, quieting Washington's bats and the Nationals Park crowd, too. Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and a grand slam in the seventh, and...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2005, file photo, President George W. Bush throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals home opener in Washington. The Nationals play the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first regular season baseball game in Washington in 34 years. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file)
October 27, 2019 - 1:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to attend Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday will continue a rich tradition of intertwining the American presidency with America's pastime. Franklin D. Roosevelt's limousine drove onto to the field ahead of the 1933 World Series, the last time the...
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Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel, left, forces out Washington Nationals' Trea Turner at first to end the seventh inning of Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 26, 2019 - 10:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 11:37 p.m. Brad Peacock worked a scoreless eighth inning and the Houston Astros are three outs away from evening the World Series at 2-2. The Astros lead the Washington Nationals 8-1 in Game 4. If Houston wins, it would...
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Houston Astros' Carlos Correa scores past Washington Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki on a single by Josh Reddick during the second inning of Game 3 of the baseball World Series Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 26, 2019 - 4:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki was out of the starting lineup for Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night after injuring his right hip flexor. Suzuki had not been expected to start with left-hander Patrick Corbin on the mound for Washington. Yan Gomes has been Corbin's...
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Houston Astros relief pitcher Josh James celebrates the end of the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals during Game 3 of the baseball World Series Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 26, 2019 - 1:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh James sailed a changeup high and tight to Ryan Zimmerman, going to a full count with two on and the Houston Astros clinging to a two-run, fifth-inning lead. Catcher Robinson Chirinos called for another change. James shook him off. Chirinos put down the same signal. "It was...
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Houston Astros right fielder George Springer celebrates their teams win against the Washington Nationals in Game 3 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. The Astros won 4-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 26, 2019 - 12:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — From the moment George Springer jumped on the game's third pitch for a single, then quickly swiped a base, to the way he and his teammates sprinted off the field after the final out a little past midnight Saturday, the Houston Astros were suddenly aggressive and energetic. And...
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Houston Astros' Robinson Chirinos celebrates after his home run against the Washington Nationals during the sixth inning of Game 3 of the baseball World Series Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 25, 2019 - 10:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the World Series (all times local): 11:16 p.m. Robinson Chirinos homered off the foul pole in left, and the Houston Astros took a 4-1 lead over the Washington Nationals after six innings. The Astros left the bases loaded when Alex Bregman grounded into a...
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Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz give Washington Nationals' Juan Soto a cake for his 21st birthday before Game 3 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 25, 2019 - 9:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto celebrated his 21st birthday with about 40,000 of his closest friends. Great place for a party, too — Nationals Park for Game 3 of the World Series. Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz got things going when the former sluggers presented the Washington star with a cake near...
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October 25, 2019 - 7:51 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the Boston Red Sox have hired Tampa Bay Rays executive Chaim Bloom as chief baseball officer. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Friday because Major League Baseball doesn't like teams to make announcements...
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Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez smiles during a news conference Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Washington. The Nationals and the Houston Astros are scheduled to play Game 3 of baseball's World Series on Friday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 25, 2019 - 4:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Martinez feels laid back this October, no longer able to parry pressure by getting jacked on java. "I look at Starbucks and I have to close my eyes," the Washington Nationals manager said. Coffee used to be a half-dozen-a-day obsession: three in the morning, one before...
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