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Bellinger, Betts rally Dodgers, cut Braves' NLCS lead to 2-1

Oct. 19, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger keeps erasing a forgettable regular season, with his latest big swing putting the Los Angeles Dodgers right back in the NL Championship Series. Bellinger hit a tying, three-run homer and Mookie Betts then lined...

Down 2-0, Dodgers have Braves where they want them at home

Oct. 18, 2021 21:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trailing 2-0 in the NL Championship Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers have the Atlanta Braves right where they want them. At their house. The Braves’ last win at Dodger Stadium was June 9, 2018. They’ve lost nine straight in Los Angeles, getting...

LEADING OFF: ALCS resumes at Fenway, NLCS shifts to LA

Oct. 18, 2021 02:29 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON After allowing 12 runs in two starts against Houston during the regular season, Eduardo Rodriguez is scheduled to start Game 3 at Fenway Park against...

Late-night magic: Braves beat Dodgers 5-4, lead NLCS 2-0

Oct. 18, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — More late-night magic has the Atlanta Braves just two wins away from the World Series. Eddie Rosario delivered Atlanta’s second straight walk-off hit in the ninth inning, giving the Braves a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday and a...

Aggressive use of Scherzer, Urías backfires; LA in NLCS hole

Oct. 18, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Scherzer fatigued early, Julio Urías faltered late, and when Kenley Jansen couldn't strand an inherited runner in the bottom of the ninth inning, Los Angeles fell into a 2-0 hole in the NL Championship Series. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has made it...

LEADING OFF: ALCS resumes at Fenway, NLCS shifts to LA

Oct. 17, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Monday: ___ SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON After allowing 12 runs in two starts against Houston during the regular season, Eduardo Rodriguez is scheduled to start Game 3 at Fenway Park against...

Justin Turner scratched with neck injury for Dodgers

Oct. 17, 2021 19:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Third baseman Justin Turner is not in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ lineup for Game 2 of the NL Championship Series because of a stinger on the right side of his neck. Turner, a Dodger stalwart who played in 79 postseason games,...

Riley's game-winning single in 9th lifts Braves past Dodgers

Oct. 17, 2021 00:53 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A couple of clutch swings from breakout slugger Austin Riley got the underdog Atlanta Braves off to a fast start in the NL Championship Series. Riley homered and drove in the winning run with a single in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Atlanta a...

LEADING OFF: LA hopes to maximize Scherzer with extra rest

Oct. 17, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MAXIMUM MAX The Dodgers are ready to start ace Max Scherzer in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series against Atlanta, a day after manager Dave Roberts scratched the veteran...

Taylor's blunder, other missed chances put LA in NLCS hole

Oct. 17, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — If Chris Taylor could do it all over, he would've stopped at second base on Cody Bellinger's ninth-inning single. He called it a bad read on the bases. “As I was rounding second, I saw (right fielder Joc Pederson) get the ball...