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Astros fail to cheat their way to the World Series

Morning news and notes for Friday, October 19, 2018

League Championship Series - Boston Red Sox v Houston Astros - Game Five Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

Happy Friday, everyone!

Tribe news

MLB can rest easy because Houston Astros’ spy network has its back: Tribe Take |

Don’t worry, the Astros were just protecting us all from all of the cheating teams across MLB. Good on ya, Astros.

Trevor Bauer’s gig as an analyst for MLB Network has him praising Astros, Red Sox. Wait...what? |

So now we’re upset that Bauer isn’t being abrasive and controversial? What do you actually want from him?

Postseason Update/Around the league

  • I never thought I’d be happy that the Red Sox are heading to the World Series, but here we are. The Houston Astros were eliminated thanks to a strong start by David Price.
  • Alex Bregman believes that the Astros’ ALCS loss will motivate them to cheat better play better next season when the playoffs come around.
  • It looks like Chris Sale will start Game 1 of the World Series.
  • Adam Wainwright’s deal with the Cardinals is momentarily on hold.
  • Good on ya, Big League Chew: