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Astros pull yet another Houdini act

Game 4 was another warped thriller in favor of the Astros, who are one win from their first World Series, writes Jayson Stark.

Originally Published: October 16, 2005
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

HOUSTON -- How do they win these games? How are they winning this series? How can the Houston Astros possibly be one win away from finally escaping the dreaded Teams That Have Never Played In The World Series Club?

They won another one of their classic Games That Couldn't Be Won on Sunday -- a 2-1 Houdini special over a team from St. Louis that still isn't too sure what is happening.

They won it by surviving a terrifying ninth inning that had a limp Craig Biggio saying afterward: ...

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