Alex Bregman Headlines

  • No win for David Price, but he’s satisfied with Boston’s victory

    BOSTON - David Price saw a team win one of his postseason starts for the first time in his career. That, he insisted, is all he ever cared about. "This is bigger than David Price," he said Sunday night. "This isn't about me. This is about the Boston Red Sox." Price was good enough, the Boston relievers were even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster to lead the Red Sox to a 7-5 victory over Houston and tie the American League Championship...

    SFGate
  • Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

    David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster on Sunday night to lead Boston to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros and tie the AL Championship Series at one game apiece. Price fell one...

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  • Astroa ace Verlander leads Houston to 7-2 win over Boston in opener

    BOSTON - Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball on Saturday night and lead the Astros over the Boston Red Sox 7-2 in the AL Championship Series opener. On a 48-degree night that left both aces struggling to find the plate - and rookie Red Sox manager Alex Cora struggling to control his temper - Carlos Correa fisted a single into left field to break a sixth-inning tie and give the...

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  • ALCS Preview: Can the Red Sox Put an End to the Astros' Title Defense?

    The Astros and Red Sox were the two best teams in baseball this year. Where does each team have the edge in the ALCS?

    SI.com
  • JD Martinez holds no grudge against Astros, who released him

    J.D. Martinez wants to thank the Houston Astros — not get back at them — for releasing him when he was struggling to make himself into a star. The Red Sox slugger credits his growing pains in Houston for teaching him "how to fail," a lesson he credits with transforming him into an MVP...

    ABC News
  • ALCS Bracket 2018: Schedule Info, Odds Guide and Series Predictions

    The ALCS presents us with the rare matchup of 100-win teams before the World Series. The clash between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros is the third in postseason history ...

    Bleacher Report
  • MLB Playoffs 2018: Odds, TV Schedule, Predictions for Championship Series

    The 2018 MLB playoffs are down to the semifinalists. In the American League, it's the 108-win Boston Red Sox against the 103-win Houston Astros...

    Bleacher Report
  • Traina Thoughts: You Can't Blame the Red Sox for Twisting the Knife in the Yankees' Back

    After eliminating the Yankees, the Red Sox played "New York, New York" on repeat.

    SI.com
  • Annoyed Bregman: Astros should be 'main event'

    Alex Bregman didn't like the Astros had to play three day games in the ALDS, saying "does Floyd Mayweather fight the first fight ... does Tiger Woods tee off at 8 a.m.?"

    ESPN.com
  • Easy as 1-2-3: Astros put on spectacular show in ALDS sweep

    When the challenge arose in August, the Houston Astros responded like champions. They're doing it again in October. Two months ago, last year's World Series winners hit one of those predictable lulls that every team encounters during the dog days of a season. Maybe feeling a bit...

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  • Astros dispatch overmatch Cleveland to win ALDS

    CLEVELAND - The Houston Astros are orbiting in October again. The defending World Series champions advanced to the AL Championship Series for the second straight year, completing a Division Series sweep of Cleveland on Monday with an 11-3 thrashing in Game 3 helped by two throwing errors from reliever Trevor Bauer. Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run double off Bauer on a shoulder-high pitch as the Astros scored three runs in the seventh inning and closed a series that figured to be much more...

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  • Deep dig: Indians face familiar 2-0 hole in ALDS vs. Astros

    The Indians are very familiar with the postseason hole they're currently stuck in. They saw one just like it last October — from above. At least they know it can be scaled. But Cleveland's climb in this AL Division Series seems much steeper than just the 2-0 deficit they're facing after...

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  • Gerrit Cole Dominates Indians to Give Astros 2-0 ALDS Lead; Alex Bregman Hits HR

    The Houston Astros need one more win to sweep the Cleveland Indians out of the American League Division Series after their 3-1 victory in Game 2 on Saturday at Minute Maid Park. For the second straight day, Houston got terrific starting pitching...

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  • Astros hold down Cleveland again, take 2-0 lead in division series

    HOUSTON - Marwin Gonzalez hit a go-ahead, two-run double, Alex Bregman homered for the second straight day and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Saturday to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five American League Division Series. Francisco Lindor put Cleveland ahead with a third-inning homer off winner Gerrit Cole, but Gonzalez gave the Astros the lead in the sixth with the third of his four hits, an opposite-field double to right off reliever Andrew Miller. Bregman homered...

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  • Gonzalez, Bregman lift Astros over Indians for 2-0 ALDS lead

    Marwin Gonzalez hit a go-ahead, two-run double, Alex Bregman homered for the second straight day and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Saturday to take a 2-0 AL Division Series lead. Gerrit Cole struck out 12 and walked none, combining with two relievers on Houston's second...

    ABC News
  • Springer, Astros hit four HRs, down Indians 7-2 in ALDS opener

    HOUSTON - It's October and George Springer, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman are all hitting home runs once again, helping the Houston Astros to a postseason win. A year after launching a World Series-record 15 homers in winning their first championship, the Astros picked up right where they left off, hitting four home runs to power past the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Friday in Game 1 of the American League Division Series. Martin Maldonado also connected for the Astros, who didn't waste any time...

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  • Justin Verlander Leads Powerful Astros Offense to 7-2 Game 1 Win vs. Indians

    Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the Houston Astros hammered four home runs en route to a 7-2 victory Friday over the Cleveland Indians in Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston...

    Bleacher Report
  • Springer, Astros hit 4 HRs, down Indians 7-2 in ALDS opener

    George Springer and the Houston Astros picked up right where they left off last postseason, hitting four home runs to power past the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Friday in Game 1 of the AL Division Series. Alex Bregman, Jose Altuve and Martin Maldonado also connected for the Astros, who hit a...

    ABC News
  • Springer, Astros hit 4 HRs, down Indians 7-2 in ALDS opener

    George Springer and the Houston Astros picked up right where they left off last postseason, hitting four home runs to power past the Cleveland Indians 7-2 in Game 1 of the AL Division Series

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  • World Series Game 5: An inside look at how a championship slipped away from the Dodgers

    On Oct. 29, 2017, the Dodgers and Astros dueled for 5 hours and 17 minutes, combining for 98 plate appearances, 417 pitches and 25 runs. Houston scored last to win World Series Game 5, 13-12, completing a night of perilous exhaustion and misguided heroism that had franchise-altering implications.

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  • Nobody better: Betts, Yelich clear choices for MVP awards

    Now that the regular season is finally in the books, time to bestow baseball's biggest individual prizes. It took one extra day to sort out the playoff bracket, but these debates have been underway for weeks. Christian Yelich seems a cinch for NL MVP, but is it Mookie Betts or Boston...

    ABC News
  • Astros stay up late to celebrate back-to-back AL West titles

    Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander had never before been in a conference room to celebrate winning a division title. Verlander and the Astros clinched their second straight AL West championship just after 2 a.m. Wednesday when Seattle beat visiting Oakland 10-8 in 11 innings on...

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  • Astros clinch 2nd straight AL West title, win 100th

    Houston is heating up as October approaches. The Astros clinched another AL West title and reached 100 wins for the second straight season, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 Tuesday night behind Alex Bregman's two-run homer. Houston improved to 100-57 and was assured of first place...

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  • LEADING OFF: Astros, Cubs can clinch; Wright makes comeback

    A look at what's happening around the majors today: ON THE CUSP Houston can clinch its second consecutive AL West title — and a best-of-five playoff matchup against Cleveland — with a win at Toronto and an Oakland loss in Seattle. Rookie right-hander Josh James (1-0, 2.81 ERA) makes his...

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