Astros claim first World Series title in Game 7 win over Dodgers


The World Series trophy will call Houston home for the first time. The Houston Astros took Game 7 on the road in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, 5-1, behind the strong pitching of Lance McCullers Jr., Brad Peacock and Charlie Morton and the slugging of outfielder George Springer. Springer, who was 2-for-4 with a double and a home run which chased Dodgers starter Yu Darvish, was named MVP. Morton, an unlikely veteran star, did not allow a baserunner over the final three innings and was given the win.

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