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Paul Wall Gets Huge World Series Back Tat ... Grillz Ain't Enough!!

11/8/2017 1:52 PM PST
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Making custom grillz for the whole Astros roster wasn't good enough for Paul Wall ... 'cause he just commemorated the team's first World Series with a HUGE back tattoo!!

Wall rolled through G6 Tattoo Studios in Houston for the fresh ink -- which he showed off on Wednesday with his "World Series Grillz" track bumpin' in the background. 

The H-Town MC's got several tats reppin' his civic pride -- but this one's probably the most epic. 

Speaking of those grillz ... the 'Stros came through Wall and Johnny Dang's shop recently to get 'em molded -- and word is they're ready for pickup! 

Yu Darvish Emotional World Series Apology 'I Couldn't Do It, I'm Sorry'

11/4/2017 1:00 AM PDT
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Yu Darvish is opening up on his World Series nightmare -- telling TMZ Sports he feels terrible for blowing his big moment.

"Dodger fans ... they expect we won the World Series. I couldn't do it. I still feel sorry," Darvish told us out in Beverly Grove.

Darvish -- who couldn't have been nicer to our photog -- says he gave everything he had to try and win ... but just came up short. Sucks, but Darvish told us he's soldiering on.

The big question -- will Darvish (a free agent) re-sign with L.A.?? 

We asked ... and he definitely didn't rule it out. 

BONUS: We also got Joe Buck -- who called the game for FOX -- and he told us why L.A. fans should back off that ledge ... it's gonna be okay. 

David Ortiz Advice to Dodgers: 'Just Hit the Damn Baseball!'

11/2/2017 11:35 AM PDT
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David Ortiz believes the Dodgers will be just fine next season as long as they take one solid piece of advice -- "Just hit the damn baseball."

Big Papi was leaving L.A. after covering the World Series for FOX -- and had some real encouraging words for Dodgers fans before his flight out of LAX. 

"They'll be fine next year. They have a good ball club."

Ortiz even has confidence Yu Darvish will be fine in the long run. 

Paul Wall Custom Grillz for Every Astro ... w/ 18 Karat Gold!!

11/2/2017 10:26 AM PDT
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The Houston Astros are getting some serious bling long before their rings arrive -- 'cause Paul Wall says he's hookin' up EVERY PLAYER with a custom gold grill.

The craziest part -- the rapper and his business partner Johnny Dang are trying to get it done BEFORE the World Series parade on Friday!!

We got Wall and Dang after their hometown 'Stros clinched the Series ... and they told TMZ Sports they ain't sparing any expense when it comes to H-Town's MLB champs.

Not only is the entire 40-man roster (and their hot WAGs) getting their own personalized teeth swag -- but each one is coming in 18 karat gold!! 

Wall says the players might have to break out the plastic if they want a full mouth of diamonds ... but beyond that, everything's fair game.

Astros third baseman Alex Bregman approves. 

NBA's Al Harrington L.A. Shouldn't Hate Yu Darvish ... 'Sh*t Happens!'

11/2/2017 7:45 AM PDT
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Yu Darvish might've cost the Dodgers the World Series, but the city of Los Angeles shouldn't hate the guy -- so says ex-NBA vet Al Harrington.

After Darvish blew his Game 7 start at Dodger Stadium, we asked Harrington if he thought Yu was about to become Public Enemy #1 in L.A.  ... and the ex-baller went to bat for the embattled ace.

"My man -- he tried. I'm sure he didn't mean to give up 5 runs," Al told TMZ Sports outside Craig's. "This sh*t happens ... it was just a lot."

That said ... A.H. ain't letting Darvish slide for spoiling an epic night of partying. 

He ain't lyin' -- those West Hollywood streets look BARREN.

Houston Astros Turn W.S. Trophy Into Beer Luge Wild Locker Room Turn Up!

11/2/2017 6:21 AM PDT
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The Houston Astros were THIRSTY after lockin' down their first World Series in franchise history -- so pitchers Ken Giles and James Hoyt used the Commissioner's Trophy as a beer luge to help the boys drink up!!

But the locker room celebration was just getting started ... clubhouse vet Brian McCann got in the middle of a dogpile for an epic booze shower -- with the 'Stros poppin' bottles of Limited Edition Championship Brut -- and he loved it.

Series MVP George Springer and third baseman Alex Bregman also got wet -- though Breg seemed a little pissed 'cause he didn't have his goggles on.

But don't get it twisted -- the guys were PUMPED. Also drunk. It was awesome.

Yasiel Puig Rocking Out to 'Rocky' Theme ... Before Game 7

11/1/2017 1:55 PM PDT
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How is Yasiel Puig gearing up for the biggest game of his life??

By ROCKIN' THE HELL OUT to "Eye of the Tiger" and the "Rocky" theme song ... in a wild carpool turn up on the way to Dodger Stadium!!

The Dodgers slugger couldn't be more hyped for Game 7 of the World Series ... bobbin' his head, waggin' his tongue and losin' himself in 2 of the most famous pump-up tracks on the planet.

He also listened to "Don't Stop Believin'" and "We Will Rock You."

Dude, save some energy for the game! 

DeAndre Jordan Sorry, Dodger Fans ... Astros Only Lost to Keep It Interesting

11/1/2017 11:28 AM PDT
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Hope all the LOS ANGELES Clippers fans don't get too pissed about this ... 'cause one of their own, DeAndre Jordan, is going AGAINST L.A. saying the Astros are gonna take the World Series.

FYI -- DeAndre is from Houston ... but still.

We got Benedict Arnold leaving the Dodgers game Tuesday night, decked out in Houston gear, and asked him if he's disappointed the Astros let a closeout opportunity slip through their fingers.

That's when Judas told us he wasn't concerned at all, and that his Astros were just trying to make things interesting by taking it to 7.

Hey DeAndre, if you love Houston so much why don't you marry it?

(This was written by a Dodgers fan.)

Rick Fox Game 7 Nerves Can Ruin People 'I've Seen Guys S**t Their Pants'

11/1/2017 10:03 AM PDT
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Rick Fox has played in multiple Game 7 situations -- and never lost -- and he's got some serious advice for the Dodgers ... DON'T CRAP YOUR PANTS!!!

The ex-Lakers champ -- who has won 3 rings -- says he's seen what pre-Game 7 jitters can do to a player ... and it ain't pretty. 

"I've seen guys throw up in their mouth. Sh*t their pants. It happens, man. It's stressful."

The big question -- WHO CRAPPED THEIR PANTS? 

Here's a list of some of the Lakers who were on Game 7 teams with Fox: 

Shaq, Kobe, Derek Fisher, Tyronn Lue, Glen Rice, Robert Horry, A.C. Green, Devean George, Mark Madsen, Brian Shaw, Samaki Walker

There are others ... but, c'mon ... it's gotta be Mark Madsen, right??

Astros HR Family We're Coming To L.A. For Game 6!!

10/31/2017 2:59 PM PDT

The Astros fans who went viral after tossing Yasiel Puig's HR ball back on the field are takin' a freakin' private jet to L.A. ... and will be inside Dodger Stadium for tonight's W.S. game!

Vim Head -- who's wife caught Puig's 9th inning bomb, only to have it snatched by his bro -- tells TMZ Sports he was contacted by a friend with a plane who wanted to give 'em a ride to Los Angeles.

“Someone offered to fly us out in a jet. We will be in L.A. [tonight] for the game. Sitting front row, left field.”

We talked to Vim yesterday afternoon ... and he told us no one had yet offered them tix or a ride ... but if someone did, they'd be there, ready to throw back any Dodgers home run balls.

Note to LAD sluggers... avoid left field. 

Astros Home Run Couple We Planned to Throw Ball Back ... 'We're Not Mad!'

10/30/2017 12:44 PM PDT
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The Houston Astros fan who stole Yasiel Puig's home run ball from another fan and threw it back on the field did NOT get his ass kicked ... turns out, it was all part of the plan. 

TMZ Sports spoke with Vim Head -- whose wife Sarah caught the ball -- and he told us the guy who snatched it was his brother, Kirk

Vim says before the game they ALL agreed that if they caught a Dodgers HR ball -- it was going back on the field ... no matter what! 

The only issue ... Kirk acted so quickly, he robbed Sarah of the honor of the throwback ... but there are definitely NO hard feelings! 

"We had so much fun after the fact that it didn't matter," Vim says. 

At one point in the HR catch video, it looks like Vim winds up to smack Kirk -- but Vim says that didn't happen. 

So, what's next? Vim says he wants to go to Game 6 ... in L.A. ... and if someone gets him tickets, he promises his family will throw any Dodgers HR ball back again!!!

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