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Astros win 7-1 in Game 5, taking the lead in the World Series 3-2

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HOUSTON – The Houston Astros won Game 5 to take the lead in the World Series with three wins over the Nationals two. The final score is 7-1.

Houston will need one more win to take the ring and Game 6 and (if required) Game 7 will be played at Minute Maid Park. 

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