World Series recap

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Astros celebrating their win at the end of game 7 
Source CNN

Astros celebrating their win at the end of game 7 Source CNN

Astros celebrating their win at the end of game 7 Source CNN

Nayeli Velazquez, Reporter

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On November 1st after 7 intense games, the Houston Astros won the world series against the LA Dodgers. The Astros’ win was an accomplishment for both Houston and Texas. It

Astros fans at the watching party of game 7 at Minute Maid park  Source KHOU

brought Texas their very First World series title. After the devastation brought by hurricane Harvey in early September, the Astros brought hope and excitement to many Houston residents who are still not recovered from the damages. A Houston resident said this on Twitter “After the devastation that Hurricane Harvey had brought Houston the Astros brought light & hope BACK …” @babygirldes2  

The Astros won the last Championship game on October 21st against the Yankees sending them to the World Series against the Dodgers. The first 2 of 7 world series game took place in Dodgers stadium with the first game being won by the Dodgers. The second and third game was a win for the Astros putting them in the lead. The Astros and Dodgers travelled to Houston to play the next three games at Minute Maid Park.

Yuli Gurriel Astros’ first basemen’s racist gesture directed at Yu Darvish from the Dodgers team Captured by Fox sports

During game 3 there was some drama between Yuli Gurriel and Yu Darvish when Gurriel made a racist gesture towards Darvish the gesture was captured by Fox cameras. The MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said that “There is no excuse or explanation that makes that type of behavior acceptable.” suspending Gurriel from playing five games at the beginning of the 2018 season. Gurriel privately apologized and will have to undergo sensitivity training.

The following games were touch and go Astros would lead then Dodgers would lead. During game 6 what would’ve been the last game of series, if the Astros would have won. The Dodgers came back winning 3-1 making a game 7 necessary. During game 7 Dodgers started with Yu Darvish pitching which put them way behind as 5 points were scored by the Astros when he was pitching making it very hard for the Dodgers to even have a chance to catch up. During the 6th inning, the Dodgers got 1 hit but that was not enough for them to catch up leading to the Astros to win the World Series.

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