Houston Astros claim second World Series title in six years

Yordan Alvarez crushed a three-run homer to power the Houston Astros past the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-1, on Saturday, claiming their second World Series title in six years and first since a sign-stealing scandal in 2017 tarnished their crown.

After falling behind 2-1 in the best-of-seven series the Astros roared back with three straight wins, including just the second no-hitter in World Series history in Game Four.

Back in the Fall Classic for the fourth time in six years, the Astros arrived at Minute Maid Park for Game Six well aware the job was far from done.

In 2019 the Astros had …

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