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The Latest: Braves win first World Series title since 1995

Nov. 02, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 6 of the World Series (all times local): 10:35 p.m. The Atlanta Braves have won their first World Series championship since 1995, hammering the Houston Astros 7-0 in Game 6. Jorge Soler hit his...

Late innings = late nights as World Series games lengthen

Nov. 02, 2021 02:58 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Late innings means late nights in the World Series, with many fans struggling to stay awake as the Braves and Astros play baseball’s most important games of the year. The first five Series games averaged 3 hours, 41 minutes, up from 3:37 for the Los...

Maldonado gives Astros surprise offensive boost with 3 RBIs

Nov. 01, 2021 01:36 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Martín Maldonado, a veteran catcher known for his defense, provided a surprise contribution at the plate to help the Houston Astros stay alive in the World Series. Maldonado, Houston's No. 8 hitter, was creative as he drove in three runs in the Astros'...

The Latest: Astros force series back to Houston with 9-5 win

Nov. 01, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the World Series (all times local): 12:15 a.m. Carlos Correa had three hits, Martin Maldonado found three different ways to drive in runs and pinch-hitter Marwin Gonzalez blooped a tiebreaking, two-run single...

Play me a song: Braves organist charms fans, amuses players

Oct. 31, 2021 02:17 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Matthew Kaminski had intended to play a Grateful Dead song as the walk-up music for Houston's starting pitcher at the World Series. Luis Garcia. Jerry Garcia. Get it? Then, after getting a glimpse of the rookie pitcher's unique...

Greinke turns in impressive start despite Game 4 loss

Oct. 31, 2021 01:39 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Zack Greinke didn't get a decision in the Atlanta Braves’ 3-2 victory Saturday night in Game 4 of the World Series, but he was nonetheless impressive as Houston’s starter, giving up no runs and four hits with no walks and three strikeouts in four innings. ...

Astros a big zero in key spots, one loss from WS elimination

Oct. 31, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Time and time again, the Houston Astros clogged the bases. So much traffic early, it looked like the notorious congestion on the Downtown Connecter that drives Atlanta commuters crazy. Only for the Astros, hardly anyone ever got home....

The Latest: Braves take 3-1 series lead with Game 4 win

Oct. 30, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): Dansby Swanson and pinch-hitter Jorge Soler hit back-to-back homers in the seventh inning, propelling the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros and a three games to one lead in...

The Latest: Braves take 2-1 Series lead with Game 3 win

Oct. 29, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the World Series (all times local): 11:36 p.m. Rookie Ian Anderson and the Atlanta bullpen took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning and the Braves blanked the Houston Astros 2-0 to take a two games to one lead...

World Siri: Rookie propels Astros past Braves to tie Series

Oct. 28, 2021 00:53 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Siri launched himself headfirst into home plate, popped up with arms flexed and screamed with all his might. Welcome to the World Series, rook. The career minor leaguer sparked a team whose biggest stars took a while to shine,...