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Braves plan to be without OF Soler in NL Championship Series

Oct. 23, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are preparing to play without outfielder Jorge Soler in the NL Championship Series as they await his clearance following his positive COVID-19 test. The Braves worked out Thursday at Truist Park without Soler, who was pulled from the...

Buehler gets the start for Dodgers in Game 6 of NLCS

Oct. 23, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers tapped Walker Buehler to start Game 6 of the NL Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night after bumping achy Max Scherzer. The right-handed Buehler was coming back on just three days' rest, with the 106-win...

After slamming COVID-19 rules, Tritt to sing anthem at NLCS

Oct. 23, 2021 17:01 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Country musician Travis Tritt, who canceled shows at venues that required a COVID-19 vaccine or mask-wearing, was set to sing the national anthem before Game 6 of the NL Championship Series on Saturday night. Tritt made the...

Alvarez returns from double knee surgery to win ALCS MVP

Oct. 23, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two years after winning an AL Rookie of the Year Award, Yordan Alvarez has an AL Championship Series MVP to add to his trophy case. The 24-year-old Cuban was 4—for-4 with two doubles and a triple for the Houston Astros in Friday night’s...

García, Alvarez help Astros oust Red Sox, reach World Series

Oct. 23, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two of the youngest Houston Astros stars helped one of baseball’s oldest managers get another shot at a most elusive title. Rookie Luis García showed the poise of an October ace, MVP Yordan Alvarez did more damage at the plate and the Astros earned yet...

Red Sox run out of fight, fall to Astros in ALCS Game 6

Oct. 23, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Backs against the wall — occasionally by their own doing — these Boston Red Sox proved hard to pin down. The Houston Astros finally got them for good Friday night. Boston’s bats went quiet for the third straight game and the Red...

Houston Astros beat Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Game 6 of ALCS to reach World Series for second time in three seasons

Oct. 22, 2021 23:56 PM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros beat Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Game 6 of ALCS to reach World Series for second time in three seasons.

LEADING OFF: Braves try again to eliminate Dodgers, reach WS

Oct. 22, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday: ___ ATLANTA'S ATTEMPT Freddie Freeman and the Braves get another chance to earn a trip to the World Series when they host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the NL...

Dodgers eager to embrace 2020 NLCS storyline against Braves

Oct. 22, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves know what happened last October and want to avoid a repeat. The Los Angeles Dodgers plan on an encore. Atlanta held 2-0 and 3-1 leads in the NL Championship Series before the Dodgers won three consecutive games in a playoff entirely at...

Dodgers' Scherzer scratched from Game 6 start vs Braves

Oct. 22, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say Max Scherzer will not start Game 6 of the NL Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. The Dodgers made the announcement on Friday night. They did not say why Scherzer will not start and did not say...