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Kenley Jansen named N.L.'s top reliever, then preserves Game 4 win

Kenley Jansen has converted 88 of 95 save opportunities over the last two regular seasons, a rate that won him his second consecutive National League reliever-of-the-year award Saturday. “This award is to me, [but] my bullpen guys deserve it too,” he said. “We have one of ...

Five-game suspension for Yuli Gurriel, next season

Yuli Gurriel, one of the key hitters for the Houston Astros, was suspended for five games after television cameras caught him making a gesture and mouthing a word with racial overtones during Friday’s Game 3 of the World Series. The unpaid suspension will be served at the star...

Five-game suspension for Yuli Gurriel

Yuli Gurriel, one of the key hitters for the Houston Astros, was suspended for five games after television cameras caught him making a gesture and mouthing a word with racial overtones during Friday’s game. The unpaid suspension will be served at the start of the 2018 season, ...

Gurriel apologizes for Darvish gesture By Frank Pingue

After putting the Astros ahead 1-0 with a solo homer off the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher in the second inning, the 33-year-old Cuban was in the dugout laughing with team mates when he was caught on camera using his hands to make a slanted-eye gesture.Gurriel, who spent time playi...

Baseball: Gurriel apologizes for Darvish gesture

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel apologized for making what appeared to be a racist gesture about Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish during Game Three of the World Seri...

Astros' Gurriel apologizes after making racist gesture toward Darvish

Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel apologized for making what appeared to be a racist gesture about Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish during Game 3 of the World Series on Friday. After put...

Astros' Yuli Gurriel apologizes for gesture

Gurriel, who went 2-for-5 and hit the Astros' first World Series homer at Minute Maid Park, made the gesture in the dugout following his homer, and he appeared to mouth the word, "Chinito," which...

Baseball-Gurriel apologizes for Darvish gesture

HOUSTON, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel apologized for making what appeared to be a racist gesture about Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish during Game Three of the Wo...

Astros' Carlos Beltran to come off bench in WS

The Dodgers are set to throw lefties in Games 4 (Alex Wood) and 5 (Clayton Kershaw) on Saturday and Sunday, meaning Gattis would start, and there would be no designated hitter if the Series shift...

Why Russell Wilson is rooting for Astros to win World Series

Why Russell Wilson is rooting for Astros to win World Series Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is rooting for the Houston Astros to win the World Series. If you remember this mini photoshoot ...

Watch all 8 Astros and Dodgers' Game 2 home runs

Michelle R. Martinelli Published 11:30 a.m. ET Oct. 26, 2017 Game 2 of the World Series was wild for so many reasons, including the record-breaking number of home runs - the m...

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