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Alex Verdugo was thrown out at second base on a broken hit-and-run, a crushing double play that ended the seventh inning.

The Red Sox offense completely vanished in the last three games, and now their season is over

The Red Sox hit .111 (10-for-90) and were outscored 23-3 over Games 4, 5, and 6 of the ALCS.

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The Astros celebrated after defeating the Red Sox in Game 6 of the ALCS.

Red Sox ran out of karma, and it all started after the wristwatch taunt

The Sox lost three in a row to the Astros after Eduardo Rodriguez pointed to his watch to mock Carlos Correa.

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Adam Ottavino allowed a three-run home run to Kyle Tucker that gave the Astros a 5-0 lead.

Red Sox had an admirable season, but they blew a precious opportunity to get to the World Series

Being two wins from the World Series is a qualifier, a big giant one you can’t pretend doesn’t exist.

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Nate Eovaldi was solid in his start in Game 6, but it wasn't enough to keep the Red Sox' season alive.

Nate Eovaldi took the loss again, but this time he was hardly to blame

The righthander allowed only one run, escaping a huge jam in the fourth inning, but got no support from the Red Sox offense and finished the ALCS 1-2 with a 6.97 ERA.

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Alex Verdugo was caught stealing to end the seventh inning.

How it happened: Astros put an end to Red Sox’ magical postseason run with convincing win in Game 6

The Red Sox needed a win to force a Game 7, but instead it's the Astros who will play in the World Series.

ALCS GAME 6: ASTROS 5, RED SOX 0
Alex Verdugo and Rafael Devers soak in Houston's Game 6 victory on Friday night, ending the Red Sox season two wins shy of the World Series.

‘We just got beat by a great group of guys.’ Red Sox’ season ends with loss in Game 6 of ALCS

Slugger Yordan Alvarez and pitcher Luis Garcia led the Houston Astros into the World Series to face either the Braves or Dodgers.

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Alex Cora greets his former bench coach and managerial predecessor Ron Roenicke on Friday at Minute Maid Park. Roenicke was in Houston as part of his role in the advance scouting department for the Dodgers.

Red Sox don’t think theories about Yordan Alvarez whistle in Game 5 are very sound

The Red Sox are more concerned with pitch tipping than they are with the loud noise heard immediately before the Houston slugger's home run off Chris Sale.

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Atlanta watched as the Dodgers won NLCS Game 5 for the second straight year on Thursday night, cutting into its series deficit and sending the series back to Truist Park in Georgia.

Dodgers won’t have Max Scherzer in must-win Game 6 at Atlanta

“It’s brought up the last couple days,” Freddie Freeman said of his team's NLCS loss a year ago after taking a 3-1 series lead. “So I don’t think we have a choice until we kill that narrative. We’re up, 3-2, and we’re going home. That’s a great position to be in.”