The Houston Astros celebrate their World Series victory over the LA Dodgers. Photograph: Mike Nelson/EPA

Four years after losing a club record 111 games, the Houston Astros have won their first World Series. The Astros took a five-run lead in the first t(...)

Los Angeles Dodgers batter Joc Pederson celebrates with third base coach Chris Woodward after hitting a solo home run against the Houston Astros in the bottom of the seventh inning of Major League Baseball’s World Series game six. Photograph: PA

One of the most intensely and evenly contested World Series ever will be decided on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Dodgers forced a decisive seventh(...)

The Houston Astros celebrate after batter Alex Bregman scored the winning run against the LA Dodgers. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

If the wild, extra-innings slugfest in the second game of this captivating World Series was unhinged, Game 5 was certifiably insane. It was also an in(...)