Stop if this sounds familiar. The World Series is here, and so unfortunately are the Houston Astros.
HOUSTON (AP) — No matter how this year’s World Series ends, a Snitker will get a championship ring.
Atlanta Braves (88-73, first in the NL East) vs. Houston Astros (95-67, first in the AL West)
HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta had just stumbled again, losing its seventh straight attempt to reach .500.
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman whipped the ball around during a crisp infield drill, then came together for a group hug near second base after finishing up Monday.
HOUSTON (AP) — Though the uniform keeps changing, Charlie Morton is becoming a Fall Classic fixture, set to start in the World Series for the third time in five seasons this week.
HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers knew there was a “less than 1%” chance that he would be able to pitch in the World Series for the Houston Astros because of a forearm strain. The right-hander waited as long as possible, and didn't beat those odds.
A capsule look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros:
BOSTON (AP) — Rebuilding plans for the Boston Red Sox are ahead of schedule.
SEATTLE (AP) — Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. is investing in the Seattle Mariners in a way he never has before.
As Oliver Marmol transitioned into a coaching career with the St. Louis Cardinals, it became clear he had the potential to become a big league manager one day.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — It's hard to predict where the New York Giants are headed after playing their best game of the season in beating the struggling Carolina Panthers 25-3.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local):
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs continued to reshape their front office on Monday, hiring Houston Astros executive Ehsan Bokhari as assistant general manager.
HOUSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker, then manager of the San Francisco Giants, had just left the stadium after a crushing loss to the Anaheim Angels in Game 7 of the 2002 World Series when he met up with his father.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies announced Monday they hired Bobby Dickerson for a second stint as their infield coach.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Longtime Milwaukee Brewers coach Ed Sedar has retired after a 30-year career with the organization.
The St. Louis Cardinals plan to announce Monday that bench coach Oliver Marmol will be promoted to replace fired manager Mike Shildt, according to a person familiar with the decision.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — AP source: St. Louis Cardinals promoting bench coach Oliver Marmol to replace fired manager Mike Shildt.