World Series

Cheating Houston Astros Could Face Punishment by Opposing Pitchers

Major League Baseball apparently won’t discipline Houston Astros players for cheating to win the 2017 World Series, but oddsmakers believe opposing pitchers will be handing out punishment of their own. Three sportsbooks, William Hill, BetOnline, and Sportsbetting.ag, have all released proposition bets on the likelihood of Houston batters getting hit […]

Boston pitcher David Price, left, is part of the Mookie Betts trade and the two are reportedly going to Los Angeles. (Image: AP)

Los Angeles, Boston Take Another Swing, Connect on Mookie Betts Trade

The blockbuster three-team deal involving Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts going to the Los Angeles Dodgers, is now a two-team deal, but still the biggest trade in the offseason so far. While the fine points may have changed, one thing hasn’t; by adding Betts to their roster, the Dodgers […]

NY Yankees CF Aaron Judge and 2B Gleyber Torres celebrate a home run at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (Image: Elsa/Getty)

2020 World Series Odds: New York Yankees Now 4/1 Favorites

William Hill listed the New York Yankees as the betting favorite to win the 2020 World Series at 4/1 odds. The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers are the other top favorites on the board, with the Astros at 5/1 odds and the Dodgers at 6/1 odds. The Yankees saw […]

Furniture store owner and local celebrity Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale poses with a fan during a World Series game at Minute Maid Park in Houston. (Image: Darren Rovell/Twitter)

Mattress Mack Loses $13 Million Betting on Houston Astros in World Series

Mattress Mack, otherwise known as popular Houston furniture store magnate Jim McIngvale, bet over $13 million via multiple wagers on the Houston Astros to win the 2019 World Series. He lost $13 million when the Washington Nationals won back-to-back games in Houston to win the World Series. If the Astros […]

Stephen Strasburg led the Washington Nationals to a win in Game 6 of the 2019 World Series over the Houston Astros. (Image: Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports)

Washington Nationals Beat Astros 7-2, Force Deciding Game 7 in World Series

The Washington Nationals rode a strong performance by starter Stephen Strasburg to take Game 6 of the World Series 7-2 over the Houston Astros. The win tied the series at three games each, forcing a decisive Game 7 on Wednesday night in Houston. Strasburg Recovers After Tipping Pitches Strasburg gave […]

Juan Soto went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the 2019 World Series. (Image: Getty)

Nationals Win World Series Game 1, Cole Suffers First Loss Since May

The Washington Nationals solved a problem Tuesday night that has confounded all of Major League Baseball over the past five months, handing a rare loss to Houston Astros starter Gerrit Cole on their way to win Game 1 of the World Series. The Nationals jumped on Cole early, then held […]

Houston Astros SS Jose Altuve and NY Yankees RF Aaron Judge during the 2017 ALCS. (Image: Brad Penner/USA Today Sports)

2019 ALCS: Healthy NY Yankees 5/2 World Series Odds

The New York Yankees are underdogs facing the Houston Astros in the 2019 ALCS. The Yankees are currently 5/2 odds to win the World Series, while the Astros are even money. The 2019 ALCS is a rematch of the 2017 ALCS. The Astros defeated the Yankees in seven games two […]