It's the first World Series title for the Nationals franchise, which began as the Montreal Expos in 1969 (the same year as the Royals).
The Astros won a franchise-record and MLB-best 107 games to earn home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.
Soto stroked an RBI single in the eighth to extend the lead to 4-2, and Washington added two insurance runs in the ninth, ensuring victories for the road team in all seven games of the series, a first in any major US sport. Even more against the odds: Juan Soto and Washington rallied from behind to win five elimination games this postseason.
A Soto single in the eighth inning widened the lead to 4-2, and right fielder Adam Eaton gave the Nationals more cushion in the top of the ninth with a single that scored two more runs.
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Rashida Tlaib, D-Detroit, who was elected past year to the office Conyers held for so long, called him "our congressman, forever". Conyers died in his sleep, according to PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor, who broke the news on Twitter .
Hinch's rationalization? "I wasn't going to pitch him unless we were going to win the World Series and have a lead". The Nationals won 6-2 to win the series. "They fought all year long".
The Astros had two more runners on with one out an inning later before consecutive flyouts by Gurriel and Alvarez. He said that the team needed only to win that day's game to turn things around.
"There's guys that in a big moment you want up there", Nationals Manager Dave Martinez said.
Acquired from Arizona at the July trade deadline, Greinke was in complete control until Rendon - a Houston prep and college star - hit a solo homer with one out in the seventh that trimmed it to 2-1. I learned a lot more about the game from [manager] A.J. "And we fell one win shy".
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The Pirates traded Cole to the Astros on January 13, 2018, getting starting pitcher Joe Musgrove, third baseman Colin Moran, relief pitcher Michael Feliz and minor-league outfielder Jason Martin in return.
"So I adopted the Nationals as my National League team, so this is literally my dream scenario", Powell said. Scherzer was scratched from his Game 5 start due to neck spasms. Players come and go, but ownership is usually entrenched which is why fans tend to root for the name on the front rather than the name on the back, as they say. "But that was kind of where I targeted based on where the game was going and what we had available to us".
Nats' reliever Daniel Hudson retired the Astros in the bottom of the ninth without incident.
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Meanwhile, Deputy Director of Fire Services Priya Ravichandran and the Health Minister are supervising the efforts. After drilling, the fire service personnel will try to reach the child via a horizontal passage.