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President Donald Trump is introduced during the third inning of Game 5 of the baseball World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 27, 2019 - 7:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's low-profile appearance Sunday night at Game 5 of the World Series came at a high-profile moment of his presidency. Yet he still drew loud boos and jeers when introduced to the crowd. Wearing a dark suit and a tie, Trump arrived at Nationals Park just...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of Game 1 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 27, 2019 - 2:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer was scratched from his scheduled start in Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night because of spasms near his neck and was replaced by Joe Ross. Washington manager Dave Martinez made the announcement 3½ hours before the first pitch. Gerrit Cole,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017 file photo Houston Astros owner Jim Crane is seen before Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. Crane has sent a letter to a Sports Illustrated reporter to apologize for accusing her of trying to “fabricate a story” and to retract its statement. Assistant general manager Brandon Taubman eventually was fired for directing inappropriate comments at female reporters during the team's celebration after clinching the AL pennant. But the Astros initially called Stephanie Apstein’s report on it “misleading and completely irresponsible.” Crane now says: “We were wrong.” (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, file)
October 27, 2019 - 1:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Houston Astros owner Jim Crane has sent a letter to a Sports Illustrated reporter to apologize for his team accusing her of trying to "fabricate a story." Stephanie Apstein reported Monday night that Astros assistant general manager Brandon Taubman repeatedly yelled toward a group...
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Fans watch during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the baseball World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 27, 2019 - 10:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Snacking on chicken at a picnic table near section 402, decked out in his curly W cap and pullover, Bob Batwinis hoped to see a lot at Game 4 of the World Series. Exciting plays. A Washington win. And maybe, just maybe, on this evening at Nationals Park, the final out sometime...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Jose Urquidy throws against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 27, 2019 - 12:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Not bad for a TBA. Unheralded rookie José Urquidy outpitched all those big-name aces who preceded him, quieting Washington's bats and the Nationals Park crowd, too. Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and a grand slam in the seventh, and...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2005, file photo, President George W. Bush throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals home opener in Washington. The Nationals play the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first regular season baseball game in Washington in 34 years. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file)
October 26, 2019 - 11:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to attend Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday will continue a rich tradition of intertwining the American presidency with America's pastime. Franklin D. Roosevelt's limousine drove onto to the field ahead of the 1933 World Series, the last time the...
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Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel, left, forces out Washington Nationals' Trea Turner at first to end the seventh inning of Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 26, 2019 - 8:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 11:37 p.m. Brad Peacock worked a scoreless eighth inning and the Houston Astros are three outs away from evening the World Series at 2-2. The Astros lead the Washington Nationals 8-1 in Game 4. If Houston wins, it would...
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Houston Astros relief pitcher Josh James celebrates the end of the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals during Game 3 of the baseball World Series Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 25, 2019 - 11:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh James sailed a changeup high and tight to Ryan Zimmerman, going to a full count with two on and the Houston Astros clinging to a two-run, fifth-inning lead. Catcher Robinson Chirinos called for another change. James shook him off. Chirinos put down the same signal. "It was...
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Houston Astros right fielder George Springer celebrates their teams win against the Washington Nationals in Game 3 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. The Astros won 4-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 25, 2019 - 10:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From the moment George Springer jumped on the game's third pitch for a single, then quickly swiped a base, to the way he and his teammates sprinted off the field after the final out a little past midnight Saturday, the Houston Astros were suddenly aggressive and energetic. And...
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Houston Astros' Robinson Chirinos celebrates after his home run against the Washington Nationals during the sixth inning of Game 3 of the baseball World Series Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 25, 2019 - 8:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the World Series (all times local): 11:16 p.m. Robinson Chirinos homered off the foul pole in left, and the Houston Astros took a 4-1 lead over the Washington Nationals after six innings. The Astros left the bases loaded when Alex Bregman grounded into a...
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