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  • Astros head home with 1-1 ALCS split after loss
    The Red Sox punched back in Game 2 of the ALCS on Sunday night at Fenway Park, scoring five early runs against starter Gerrit Cole and pulling away for a 7-5 victory that evened the best-of-seven series at one game apiece heading back to Houston.
  • Before hitting wall, Marwin smacks record HR
    Marwin Gonzalez had already made his mark on Sunday night's 7-5 loss to the Red Sox with a big home run, but the Astros' jack-of-all-trades was just beginning what proved to be an adventurous -- and painful -- night.
  • Red Sox-Astros G3: Lineups, matchups, FAQs
    After the Red Sox earned a home split with a crucial 7-5 win over the Astros in Game 2 on Sunday night at Fenway Park, the stage is set for the type of classic American League Championship Series many expected from the teams that finished the regular season with the top two records in the Major Leagues.
  • Gear up for Astros' trip to ALCS
    Get suited up for October in official postseason gear as the Astros are in the American League Championship Series for the second consecutive season.
  • Springer keeps adding to postseason hit streak
    Another October game, another record for George Springer. His two-run double in the second inning of Sunday's Game 2 of the American League Championship Series extended Springer's postseason hitting streak to 11 games, moving him past Lance Berkman for the Astros' all-time mark.
  • Bregman walking in October at record pace
    Third baseman Alex Bregman was Houston's best hitter in the regular season, and while he's yet to record a hit in this series, he's made a big impact nonetheless.
  • Astros turn to Keuchel, Morton for Games 3, 4
    The Astros will throw 2015 Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel in Tuesday's Game 3 of the American League Championship Series against the Red Sox at Minute Maid Park and 15-game winner Charlie Morton in Wednesday's Game 4.
  • Behind crafty JV, Astros break free late for G1 W
    Justin Verlander escaped a fifth-inning mess that he created with three walks and a wild pitch, but the ace then breezed through the bottom of the sixth after the Astros took a lead en route to a 7-2 win over the Red Sox on Saturday in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park. George Springer delivered an early two-run single off Chris Sale, who lasted just four innings, and after the Red Sox tied the game in Verlander's wild fifth, Carlos Correa laced a go-ahead RBI single off Joe Kelly in the sixth. The Astros then pulled away in the ninth when Josh Reddick slugged a solo homer and Yuli Gurriel added a three-run shot.
  • 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 MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Springer extends postseason hitting streak
    There's something about October that brings out the best in George Springer. The Astros center fielder continued his assault on opposing pitching Saturday night, lacing a two-run, bases-loaded single in the second inning against Chris Sale to give Houston a 2-0 lead in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series
  • Bregman busy on bases in G1 ... with no hits
    Considering the zero in the hits column on Saturday night, Alex Bregman spent an awful lot of time on base.
  • Gattis ready to do damage off Astros' bench
    Astros manager AJ Hinch said he's going to pick his spots to use slugger Evan Gattis, who was replaced at designated hitter by Tyler White late in the regular season and got only two at-bats in the American League Division Series against the Indians.
  • Astros set ALCS roster, opt for 12th pitcher
    The Astros have set their 25-man roster for the American League Championship Series against the Red Sox, which gets underway on Saturday at Fenway Park. Houston added a 12th pitcher after carrying 11 pitchers in the AL Division Series.
  • Are 2018 Astros best team in franchise history?
    Are 2018 Astros best team in franchise history?
  • Who has edge? ALCS position by position
    The Red Sox won 108 games this season, but the Astros are still the defending World Series champions, and in many ways it feels like they're the stronger team. Let's break each side down position by position.
  • Bregman hits Sox first-base coach, cringes
    Bregman hits Sox first-base coach, cringes
  • Betts, Kemp enjoying friendly ALCS rivalry
    For Mookie Betts and Tony Kemp, sharing this big postseason stage only a handful of years after sharing a summer dugout is a bit surreal.
  • Random things to know about the ALCS
    Random things to know about the ALCS
  • Correa rested, ready for next playoff challenge
    The layover between Game 3 of the American League Division Series on Monday and Saturday's Game 1 of the AL Championship Series against the Red Sox has served Astros shortstop Carlos Correa's back well.
  • Verlander aligning himself with October greats
    Justin Verlander says he doesn't worry too much about his legacy or how his body of work will be remembered when it's finally put up against the all-time greats. Maybe that's because the Astros' ace feels he still has so much left to give to the game.
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