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ALCS Game 7 Recap: Rays Hold Off Astros, Punch Ticket to World Series

The Houston Astros stormed back from a 3-0 series deficit to force Game 7 in the 2020 ALCS. Led by great pitching in the deciding game, the Tampa Bay Rays held off the Astros, 4-2, to clinch the American League pennant on Saturday night. Here’s how it all went down.

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ALCS Game 5 Recap: Correa’s Walk-Off Home Run Keeps Astros Alive

Carlos Correa’s walkoff home run on Thursday propelled the Astros to a 4-3 victory over the Rays. Yehuda Schwartz recaps the game.

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ALCS Game 4 Recap: Astros Avoid Elimination, Power Past Rays

The Houston Astros came into Wednesday’s game down 0-3 in the ALCS against the Tampa Bay Rays. With elimination imminent, the Astros were counting on veteran star Zack Greinke to continue their postseason. The Rays’ Tyler Glasnow was sent out to duel the veteran.

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ALCS Game 1 Recap: Rays Outlast Astros in Pitching Duel

The Tampa Bay Rays took a commanding 1-0 lead over the Houston Astros in the ALCS as they won Sunday’s pitching duel.

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MLB Postseason Preview: Houston Astros vs. Tampa Bay Rays 

Many baseball fans did not expect that the Astros would be four victories away from the World Series in 2020. Particularly not back when the media was buzzing around them in West Palm Beach during Spring Training in February. And yet, they are now a series win away from their third World Series appearance in four years.

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New York Yankees 2019 Season Recap

Any season that ends without hoisting the Commissioner’s Trophy for the New York Yankees is considered a disappoint. So when the Yankees lost to the Astros in six games in the American League Championship Series, there was obviously a lot of disappointment. But that doesn’t mean it was a complete and utter failure of a 2019 season. Let’s delve further into the Yankees’ 2019 season and what to look forward to for 2020.

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DraftKings Around the Horn October 18th, 2019

Pitching has mostly had the upper hand in the Astros/ Yankees Championship Series so naturally, because of the distinct edge in there starters, we have to side with the stronger pitching team, the Houston Astros. Justin Verlander gets an extra day’s rest with the washout Wednesday. The Yankees send left-handed starter James Paxton to the bump who has strikeout upside, but the Astros hit lefties very well. Let’s go over a few players to help build around your showdown lineups. It’s Game Five of the ALCS and it’s about time to go for a rip Around the Horn!

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MLB DFS: ALCS Game Four Showdown

Game Four of the ALCS was supposed to be last night. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had other plans. What the change in schedule does for us though is it gives us a rematch of the Game One starters. It will be cool at Yankee Stadium tonight, and the wind will be blowing out toward the short right-field porch at about 16 mph. There should be a few souvenirs for the fans in those seats tonight.

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Yankees vs. Astros ALCS Preview: Battle of Heavyweights

Well here we are, we made it to the Championship Series. On the American League side, we get probably the most anticipated matchup to this point in the Yankees and Astros. All season long, they were on a crash course that led to meeting in the ALCS with a trip to the World Series on the line. Both have their strengths and their weaknesses and have gone on different paths this season while having obstacles along the way.

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MLB DFS: Championship Series Two-Game Slate

Today we have both Championship Series going. The Washington Nationals will play Game Two in St. Louis today after shutting down the Cardinals last night. The Houston Astros will host the New York Yankees as their series gets started. Let’s see who should get the nod in your lineups today. 

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