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• In the second game of the World Series, the Washington Nationals beat up on the Houston Astros 12-3 to take a 2-0 lead in the best of seven series. The series now moves to Washington, DC, for the weekend, which gives the Nationals an enormous advantage - only three teams, the New York Times notes, "have lost the first two games of the World Series at home and gone on to win the title — the 1985 Kansas City Royals, the 1986 Mets and the 1996 Yankees."
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