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  • Yanks, Astros set for ALCS Game 7 clincher
    The Astros did their part to force a Game 7 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Saturday, as they knocked off the Yankees in Game 6 on Friday. In the clincher, the Yankees will turn to CC Sabathia, who defeated Houston in Game 3, tossing six scoreless innings. The Astros, who enter the game 5-0 at home in the postseason, give the ball to Charlie Morton, who lost Game 3.
  • Just-win Verlander! Astros force Game 7
    Another dominant performance by Justin Verlander saved the Astros' season for at least one more day and forced a Game 7 against the Yankees in the American League Championship Series. Verlander threw seven scoreless innings for the Astros, who got clutch hits from Brian McCann and Jose Altuve in the fifth and a spectacular catch at the wall in the seventh by George Springer to beat the Yankees, 7-1, on Friday night in Game 6 at Minute Maid Park.
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    Check out the Astros Shop and get suited up for the ALCS in official T-shirts, hoodies, caps and more.
  • Game 7: Where baseball legends are born
    These are the games that define greatness and make memories. Some of them remain etched in the heart and mind forever. That's what a Game 7 means to almost anyone who loves this sport.
  • WATCH: 'Houston's Fortune' details Astros' rise
    The best way to reach your goals? For the Astros & GM Jeff Luhnow, it was trusting their beliefs & staying the course.
  • Astros feel the love for newest ace
    There may not be a more popular person right now in the city of Houston than pitcher Justin Verlander, who continued his amazing run with the Astros on Friday night. He's certainly the most popular man in Houston's clubhouse.
  • Astros go with Morton for decisive showdown
    The ball for tonight's Game 7 at Minute Maid Park belongs to Astros right-hander Charlie Morton, who has been tasked with helping his team put away the Yankees and secure a meeting with the Dodgers in the World Series presented by YouTube TV.
  • McCann, Altuve awaken Astros' offense
    The Astros' bats woke up just in time, coming to life in a three-run fifth inning sparked by Brian McCann and Jose Altuve in Game 6 of the ALCS.
  • Springer's catch robbed Frazier, saved Astros
    Springer's catch robbed Frazier, saved Astros
  • For Astros, all arms on deck for Game 7
    The Astros figure to have just about every pitcher available for Saturday night's Game 7 of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park, perhaps with the exception of Game 6 starter Justin Verlander.
  • DYK? Records fall in raucous ALCS Game 6
    Houston's 7-1 victory over the Yankees ensured we'll see a winner-take-all Game 7 on Saturday to determine who will play the Dodgers in the 113th World Series presented by YouTube TV. Game 6 was defined by another performance for the ages by Astros starter Justin Verlander and an awakening by Houston's dynamic offense, setting up what should be a thrilling Game 7 between these rising AL powers.
  • History of Game 7: Everything you need to know
    Facts and figures in advance of the ALCS finale.
  • Springer robs Yankees of best chance
    Houston center fielder George Springer robbed Todd Frazier of a hit with a leaping catch in front of the wall with two on base, providing a key out in the seventh inning of Game 6 of the American League Championship Series against the Yankees.
  • Happy home? Astros can join history with another win
    So far, this home-and-home series has been all about that comfy familiar advantage -- a road team has not won.
  • #AwardWorthy: Vote for Musgrove, Springer
    Vote for Joe Musgrove (Best Player-Fan Interaction) and George Springer (Best Play, Offense) in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball's ultimate honors.
  • First pitch glides in for NBA great Drexler
    Perhaps it was not by coincidence that the person the Astros asked to throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Friday was a former star athlete who knows a little about playing for a championship team in Houston.
  • Justin Verlander's pitch was so good, Todd Frazier thought it was a ball and struck out swinging
    Justin Verlander's curveball tricked Todd Frazier
  • Astros' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Astros have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Houston's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Yankees-Astros ALCS Game 6: In Real Life
    The Astros defeated the Yankees, 7-1, on Friday night in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World, forcing a decisive Game 7 tonight (8 p.m. ET/FS1) in Houston.
  • Cora in mix for Sox manager, but no decision
    Astros bench coach Alex Cora has been linked to a number of open managerial jobs in recent weeks, and a report emerged Thursday saying that he could be named manager of the Red Sox as early as the conclusion of the American League Championship Series. And although Boston president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski confirmed the team hasn't made a final decision on its next manager, there are still indications that Cora would end up with the job.
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