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LEADING OFF: Dodgers seek NLCS rally as series shifts to LA

Oct. 19, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ COMING HOME 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...

Giants plan to exercise Posey's $22M option if he will play

Oct. 18, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants plan to exercise Buster Posey's $22 million club option for the 2022 season as long as the veteran catcher wants to keep playing after a stellar year. Posey, whose contract includes a $3 million buyout, helped lead the...

Giants' special season comes to abrupt end against Dodgers

Oct. 15, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Only the San Francisco Giants themselves envisioned a season with success quite like this. They were all but an afterthought given the defending World Series champion Dodgers and San Diego Padres had been heavy favorites to win the NL West out of...

A capsule look at the Dodgers-Braves playoff series

Oct. 15, 2021 06:15 AM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-seven National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Saturday, at Atlanta, 8:07 p.m. (TBS); Game 2, Sunday, at Atlanta, 7:37 p.m. (TBS); Game...

EXPLAINER: What exactly is a check-swing?

Oct. 15, 2021 04:42 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s always been one of the most murky areas in baseball: What exactly constitutes a check-swing? Suffice to say, a lot of people were taking a swing at that one Thursday night after San Francisco's Wilmer Flores was ruled out on precisely that...

Last call for Giants: Flores rung up, super SF season ends

Oct. 15, 2021 04:11 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wilmer Flores swung — or he didn’t — and that was it. Last call for the San Francisco Giants. A surprising and spectacular ride for the Giants came to a startling halt Thursday night. Flores slowly walked back to the dugout after being called...

Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 in playoff thriller, advance to NLCS

Oct. 15, 2021 04:03 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cody Bellinger pointed at the dugout and pounded his chest in triumph after delivering the biggest hit this season for the defending World Series champions. Of course, it took until the ninth inning of the 24th and final meeting to finally separate...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox and Astros open ALCS, Cards' Shildt out

Oct. 15, 2021 03:49 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ HERE WE GO AGAIN For the second time in four seasons, the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros are set to play for the American League pennant. The best-of-seven AL Championship...

Los Angeles Dodgers beat San Francisco Giants 2-1 in Game 5 of NL Division Series to advance to face Atlanta in NLCS

Oct. 15, 2021 00:46 AM EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers beat San Francisco Giants 2-1 in Game 5 of NL Division Series to advance to face Atlanta in NLCS.

Dodgers switch starting pitcher for deciding Game 5

Oct. 14, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Julio Urías won't start after all for the Dodgers in the deciding Game 5 of their NL Division Series on Thursday night against the Giants, giving Los Angeles a left-hander out of the bullpen who has been tough on lefty hitters. Right-hander Corey...