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World Series predictions: Expert picks for Astros vs. Phillies
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World Series predictions: Expert picks for Astros vs. Phillies

When we made our World Series picks entering the postseason, the Astros were the favorites in the American League, with five of our seven writers taking them to win the pennant. It’s true that only one of us (Emma Baccellieri) tabbed Houston to win the World Series, but that was more due to the strength...

Dodgers fans should always view the Astros as cheaters
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Dodgers fans should always view the Astros as cheaters

Those suddenly lovable Houston Astros have become the universally respected favorites to win the upcoming World Series. I hope they lose every game. Those newly embraceable Houston Astros are led by beloved manager Dusty Baker, impressive slugger Yordan Alvarez, timeless pitcher Justin Verlander, and a collection of tough players who have regained a nation’s admiration....

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The Astros and the Phillies in a Big Series? We’ve Seen This Before. – The New York Times

The Astros and the Phillies in a Big Series? We’ve Seen This Before.  The New York Times 2022 World Series preview: Houston Astros vs. Philadelphia Phillies  CBS News Bernie: What Can The Cardinals Learn From Watching The Astros And Phillies? A Lot. Here Are 5 Things.  Scoops with Danny Mac World Series Betting: $50 Wager on Astros Win...

Mattress Mack on verge of $75 million sports betting win if Astros win title
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Mattress Mack on verge of $75 million sports betting win if Astros win title

The Houston Astros are favored to win the World Series, which means Mattress Mack is on the verge of a betting win that would exceed the entire payroll of 10 MLB teams this season. Jim McIngvale, known as “Mattress Mack,” has become a famous figure in the sports betting world. The owner of the Gallery...

After ALCS win, Astros in pursuit of perfection
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After ALCS win, Astros in pursuit of perfection

10:57 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” NEW YORK — There’s a hardness to this Houston Astros team, one honed by years hearing every insult imaginable, existing as flypaper for vitriol, living a life of perpetual villainy. It’s something...

Astros sweep Yankees to reach 4th World Series in 6 years
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Astros sweep Yankees to reach 4th World Series in 6 years

NEW YORK — The Houston Astros made going to the World Series look easy. This is October, after all, the time of year when it’s easy to pencil in the Astros for making a deep postseason run — and 2022 marked their sixth straight trip to the American League Championship Series. And somehow, this year’s...