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HOUSTON — Perhaps the greatest losses in the history of the New York Yankees occurred at the end of July 2016. Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner had hemmed and hawed about putting up a white flag on the season and needed a little more convincing. General manager Brian Cashman’s insistence was not enough. In this case,
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LOS ANGELES — If the first round of the 2017 playoffs was defined by chaotic craziness, from starting pitchers getting shelled to defensive blunders of game-changing magnitude to managers hyperventilating with bullpen usage, we’ve had a return to normalcy after the first three games of the League Championship Series. The Yankees and Astros have played
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HOUSTON — Bobby Vasquez has the best view of the best offense in baseball. Vasquez, who answers to the name “Bobby Dynamite,” is the conductor of the train that runs 90 feet above the ground beyond the left-field wall at Minute Maid Park. His uniform: overalls and an orange Houston Astros T-shirt. His job: maneuver
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