The three most-mentioned players from the American League champion Houston Astros since the start of the playoffs were:
And the three Astros moments that were tweeted about the most were:
- Oct. 21: Astros beat the New York Yankees 4-0 to advance to the World Series.
- Oct. 17: Yankees beat Astros 6-4 to even the American League Championship Series at two games apiece.
- Oct. 9: Astros defeat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 and advance to the ALCS.
The three most-mentioned players from the National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers since the start of the playoffs were:
And the three Dodgers moments that were tweeted about the most were:
- Oct. 19: Dodgers defeat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 to win the National League Championship Series.
- Oct. 15: Turner hits a walk-off three-run home run to beat the Cubs and give Dodgers a 2-0 series lead.
- Oct. 19: Kike Hernandez hits a grand slam in the third inning to give the Dodgers a 7-0 lead over the Cubs.
In terms of the respective teams’ followers, the Dodgers begin the World Series with 1.78 million, up 29 percent during the 2017 MLB regular season, while the Astros have 1.04 million, marking a 51 percent in-season jump.