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World Series Game 7: Nationals vs. Astros

Howie Kendrick of the Nationals is congratulated by

Howie Kendrick of the Nationals is congratulated by teammate Juan Soto after hitting a two-run home run against the Astros during the seventh inning in Game 7 of the World Series at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday in Houston. Credit: Getty Images/Mike Ehrmann

The Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros, 6-2, in a winner-take-all Game 7 in the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

Washington Nationals celebrate after Game 7 of the
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The Nationals celebrate after Game 7 of the World Series against the Astros on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals celebrates after Game 7 of the
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The Nationals celebrate after Game 7 of the World Series against the Astros on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

The Washington Nationals celebrate after Game 7 of
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The Nationals celebrate after Game 7 of the World Series against the Astros on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

The Nationals celebrate after Game 7 of the
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The Nationals celebrate after Game 7 of the World Series against the Astros on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick hits a two-run home
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Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon hits a home run
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Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon hits a home run against the Houston Astros during the seventh inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick is congratulated by Juan
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Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick is congratulated by Juan Soto after hitting a two-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick celebrates after his two-run
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Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick celebrates after his two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the seventh inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick celebrates after hitting a
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Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel hits a home run
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel hits a home run off Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws against
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws during
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws against
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel celebrates with Yordan Alvarez
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel celebrates with Yordan Alvarez past Washington Nationals catcher Yan Gomes after his home run during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel hits a home run
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel hits a home run during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel watches his home run
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel watches his home run off Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel is congratulated by first
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel is congratulated by first base coach Don Kelly after hitting a home run during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws during
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws during the first inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Actor Matthew McConaughey is seen before Game 7
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Actor Matthew McConaughey is seen before Game 7 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Juan Soto catches a line out
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Washington Nationals' Juan Soto catches a line out by Houston Astros' George Springer during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve avoids Washington Nationals' Juan
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve avoids Washington Nationals' Juan Soto as he turns a double play on a ball hit by Howie Kendrick during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel celebrates after his home
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel celebrates after his home run against the Washington Nationals during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve avoids Washington Nationals' Juan
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve avoids Washington Nationals' Juan Soto as he turns a double play on a ball hit by Howie Kendrick during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel hits a home run
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel hits a home run against the Washington Nationals during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Fans cheer during the second inning of Game
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Fans cheer during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel is congratulated after hitting
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel is congratulated after hitting a home run during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel hits a home run
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel hits a home run off Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel hits a home run
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel hits a home run during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer reacts after
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer reacts after giving up a walk during the first inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Juan Soto hits a single during
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Washington Nationals' Juan Soto hits a single during the second inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Zack Greinke throw against
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Zack Greinke throw against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Fans cheer as Houston Astros starting pitcher Zack
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Fans cheer as Houston Astros starting pitcher Zack Greinke leaves the game during the seventh inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Trea Turner reacts after his strikeout
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Washington Nationals' Trea Turner reacts after his strikeout during the sixth inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa reacts to his RBI
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Houston Astros' Carlos Correa reacts to his RBI single during the fifth inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon is congratulated after hitting
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Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon is congratulated after hitting a home run during the seventh inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Patrick Corbin throws during
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Washington Nationals relief pitcher Patrick Corbin throws during the sixth inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa reacts to his RBI
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Houston Astros' Carlos Correa reacts to his RBI single during the fifth inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon watches his home run
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Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon watches his home run against the Houston Astros during the seventh inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals catcher Yan Gomes tags out Houston
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Washington Nationals catcher Yan Gomes tags out Houston Astros' Robinson Chirinos during the fifth inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Fans cheer during the seventh inning of Game
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Fans cheer during the seventh inning of Game 7 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Patrick Corbin throws during
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Washington Nationals relief pitcher Patrick Corbin throws during the sixth inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Trea Turner reacts after striking out
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Washington Nationals' Trea Turner reacts after striking out against the Houston Astros during the sixth inning of Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon hits a home run
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Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon hits a home run during the seventh inning of Game 7 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa hits a RBI-single against
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Houston Astros' Carlos Correa hits a RBI-single against the Washington Nationals during the fifth inning of Game 7 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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