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Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers to claim World Series title

  • The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game 7 of the World Series
  • The Astros claimed the first world Series crown in franchise history
The Astros celebrate after defeating the Dodgers in eleven innings to win Game 2
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The Astros celebrate after defeating the Dodgers in eleven innings to win Game 2

The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Wednesday to win a World Series title for the first time in their existence as a Major League Baseball franchise.

With the win, the Astros clinched the best-of-seven series 4-3 over a Dodgers team that had MLB's best record this season.