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Boone's inexperience factors heavily into Yankees' ALDS exit

Aaron Boone eschewed sports talk radio on his “shitty drive home” from work on Monday night – after his managerial malpractice helped put the New York Yankees in a 2-1 hole in their best-of-five ALDS matchup with the Boston Red Sox – preferring the commercial-free offerings of Sirius XM’s “80s on 8” to aggrieved fans expounding on the myriad reasons ...

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Easy as 1-2-3: Astros put on spectacular show in ALDS sweep

CLEVELAND (AP) — When the challenge arose in August, the Houston Astros responded like champions. They’re doing it again in October. Two months ago, last year’s World Series winners hit one of those predictable lulls that every team encounters during the dog days of a season. Maybe feeling a bit overconfident and invincible, the Astros were caught atop the AL ...

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Astros rout Indians to complete sweep of ALDS

The Houston Astros have punched their tickets to the American League Championship Series after sweeping the Cleveland Indians in three games. The defending champions toppled Cleveland 11-3 in the series finale, outscoring their opponent by a cumulative 21-6 score in the series. Houston will face… MLB | theScore

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5 things Tribe must do to stay alive in ALDS

CLEVELAND — This was the series the Indians wanted. They wanted it last year, when they were a best-record-in-the-American-League-earning, 22-game-win-streak-creating machine. And they wanted it this year, when the poor quality of competition in the AL Central made the 162-game schedule feel like extended spring camp. In Houston, Cleveland’s players recognized an opponent structured similarly, with homegrown stars, stud starters ...

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Bregman stays hot as Astros take 2-0 stranglehold over Cleveland in ALDS

Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole have been even more brilliant in the playoffs, keeping Cleveland’s powerful offense in check to give the Houston Astros a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series. Cole struck out 12 and walked none, combining with two relievers on Houston’s second straight three-hitter in a 3-1 victory Saturday. “There’s no doubt we expect to be ...

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