For the Dodgers, the quest to win a Series for the first time since 1988 fell short.Kershaw provided four shutout innings of relief for Los Angeles , but it was too late.The club that wears a star on its hat also filled out the Texas trophy case.Teams from the Lone Star State had won most every major crown -- the Super Bowl, NBA and NHL titles, championships in college football, and men's and women's hoops -- except the World Series.Built on the skills of homegrown All-Stars Dallas Keuchel and more, helped by veteran offseason acquisitions such as Brian Mc Cann and 40-year-old Carlos Beltran, who won his first ring, and boosted by the slick trade for ace Justin Verlander, general manager Jeff Luhnow oversaw the team's resurgence.Houston won 101 times this year to take the AL West, then won Games 6 and 7 at home in the AL Championship Series against the New York Yankees.Los Angeles led the majors with 104 wins and a 0 million payroll, and rallied to win Game 6, yet it didn't pay off for part-owner Magic Johnson and his team."Obviously, this one hurts," manager Dave Roberts said. soon after the curveballer crazily plunked his fourth batter of the game , and began a parade of four relievers that held the lead.
It was a groundball to me, I threw to first, and I think it was the happiest moment of my life in baseball," Altuve said.
Famously, now, there was the Sports Illustrated cover in 2014 -- after Houston had lost more than 100 games for three straight seasons -- that proclaimed: "Your 2017 World Series Champs" and featured a picture of Springer in a bright Astros jersey.
On the other side, ace Clayton Kershaw and several Dodgers leaned against the dugout railing, watching the Astros celebrate.
Phillip) With the best of seven series tied 3-3, the Houston Astros met the Los Angeles Dodgers in the deciding Game 7 of Major League Baseball's 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 (11/1/17).
Here's the AP recap: LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From laughingstock to lift off.