World Series: Astros and Dodgers keeping fans at the edge of their seats

Megan Grams, Sports Editor

The Major League Baseball community knew that, ever since this post season had started, that it would be one long, and nerve-wracking ride. Fans watched as the New York Yankees battled back and defeated the Cleveland Indians from a 2-0 deficit and also watched them battle back and lead the series against the Astros 3-2. However, the Astros won two back-to-back games to clinch their spot in the World Series against the Dodgers.

Going into the World Series, both teams knew that this series was not going to be an easy one. Both teams are well-known for their big bats and impressive pitching staff. Although this series was going to be a crowd-bringer, it was also going to be a crowd-stressor. Game one of the series proved how tough both teams were and how stressing the game of baseball is.

In game one, the LA Dodgers started off in the first inning with a Chris Taylor home run to left field. The Houston Astros answered back in the third inning with their own home run from Alex Bregman. It was not until the sixth inning that the Dodgers would answer back with a clutch 2-run home run from Justin Turner. The Dodgers clinched the game one victory, helped from a gem of a game pitched by Clayton Kershaw. 

Game two, however, was one for the record books. Both the Astros and the Dodgers put together, had eight home runs-the most ever hit in the history of the World Series. Game two showed just how big of bats both teams have. This game fell in favor of the Houston Astros, now leaving the series tied 1-1.

Heading into game three Friday, October 27, 2017 the Dodgers and the Astros play to take the lead in the 7-game series. The Astros are looking for their first World Series title in program history.

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