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Sports Nationals top Astros in Game 7 to win 1st World Series title

06:15  31 october  2019
06:15  31 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

Three takeaways from Nationals' Game 2 World Series win over the Astros

  Three takeaways from Nationals' Game 2 World Series win over the Astros The Nationals head home to D.C. up 2-0 in the World Series after their 12-3 win over the Astros in Game 2.The Nationals used a six-run seventh inning to pull away from the Astros and take Game 2 of the World Series 12-3.

2019 World Series schedule: Houston Astros vs. Washington Nationals . George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 .

The Washington Nationals are World Series champions for the first time after a dramatic 6-2 win over the Houston Astros in Wednesday’s winner-take-all Game 7 . League Division Series before easing past the St Louis Cardinals in the NLCS. Though this series generally lacked classic encounters – six

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HOUSTON — Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Washington Nationals overcame a two-run deficit, rocking the Houston Astros 6-2 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series to win the first title in franchise history.

With all eyes on Max Scherzer and his remarkable recovery after a painkilling injection, these Nationals embraced their shot in a Series when the road team won every game. Even more against the odds: Juan Soto and Washington rallied from behind to win five elimination games this post-season.

Stephen Strasburg, Patrick Corbin and the Nats brought the first World Series championship to the nation's capital since ol' Walter Johnson delivered the crown for the Senators in 1924.

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Gerrit Cole's comments after World Series loss could mark odd finish to Astros tenure .
Cole, now a free agent, went unused in Game 7.The star right-hander, now a free agent, was not in a good mood afterward in ways that perhaps went beyond losing a championship decider. Held out by manager A.J. Hinch in the 6-2 defeat — apparently because he was being saved for a closer's role that never materialized — he did not want to speak with reporters.

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