MLB World Series

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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Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz give Washington Nationals' Juan Soto a cake for his 21st birthday before Game 3 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto celebrated his 21st birthday with about 40,000 of his closest friends. Great place for a party, too — Nationals Park for Game 3 of the World Series. Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz got things going when the former sluggers presented the Washington star with a cake near...
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October 25, 2019 - 5:51 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the Boston Red Sox have hired Tampa Bay Rays executive Chaim Bloom as chief baseball officer. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Friday because Major League Baseball doesn't like teams to make announcements...
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Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez smiles during a news conference Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Washington. The Nationals and the Houston Astros are scheduled to play Game 3 of baseball's World Series on Friday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 25, 2019 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Martinez feels laid back this October, no longer able to parry pressure by getting jacked on java. "I look at Starbucks and I have to close my eyes," the Washington Nationals manager said. Coffee used to be a half-dozen-a-day obsession: three in the morning, one before...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, Spanish-American chef José Andrés speaks during a "Get out the vote," rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton rally in Tampa, Fla. A day after President Donald Trump said he plans to attend Game 5 of the World Series, the Washington Nationals announced the ceremonial first pitch at that game will be thrown out by chef José Andrés, a vocal critic of Trump. (Andres Leiva/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
October 25, 2019 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after President Donald Trump said he plans to attend Game 5 of the World Series, the Washington Nationals announced the ceremonial first pitch at that game will be thrown by chef José Andrés, a vocal critic of Trump. Andrés, a prominent local restaurant owner and...
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In this Oct. 15, 2019 photo, fans celebrate after the Washington Nationals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 in Game 4 of the baseball National League Championship Series to sweep, and to advance to the World Series. The unlikely World Series run of the Washington Nationals has become something unexpected: a unifying force in a city that hasn’t known much unity recently. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 25, 2019 - 9:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington is normally a city defined by its divisions, be they political, racial or economic. But the unlikely World Series run of the Washington Nationals has become something truly unexpected: a unifying force in a city that hasn't known much unity recently. Nationals red and...
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