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Freeman fittingly pockets last out for Braves in WS clincher

Nov. 03, 2021 02:51 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Freddie Freeman thrust both arms in the air, let out a scream, and tucked the baseball into his back pocket. A moment later, he was in the middle of the celebration, swarmed by his Atlanta Braves teammates. Fittingly, it was their longtime star first...

Fried finds footing in WS clincher for Braves after stomp

Nov. 03, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Max Fried found his footing on the mound for the Atlanta Braves after getting stepped on early in Game 6 of the World Series. The young left-hander looked like an ace again, and the Braves clinched their first championship since 1995, which came only a...

World Series defeat could mark end of era for Astros

Nov. 03, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa stood on the dugout steps watching as Yuli Gurriel grounded out to end Game 6 of the World Series before slowly walking away and heading into Houston's clubhouse for what could be the last time. “I was just thinking this is crazy how you...

Minter regrets not attacking Maldonado in strike zone

Nov. 01, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — If A.J. Minter could do it all over, he would’ve powered the ball to the catcher’s mitt instead of trying to aim it with Martín Maldonado at the plate and the bases loaded in the fifth inning. Minter could tell the light-hitting Houston catcher was...

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...

Start me up: Lee makes 1st big league start in World Series

Oct. 31, 2021 01:59 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Dylan Lee walked into the Atlanta Braves clubhouse about 2 p.m. on Saturday and was called into manager Brian Snitker's office. The 27-year-old left-hander was told he was making his first major league start six hours later. In the...

Javier 3rd to allow consecutive tying, go-ahead HR in Series

Oct. 31, 2021 01:57 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Cristian Javier spun after Dansby Swanson drove a 95 mph fastball with an 0-2 count to right field and watched the opposite-field drive sail over Michael Brantley and an inch or two over the top of the 16-foot brick wall, landing 359 feet away. Pitching...

Unlikely hero, 2 HRs carry Braves to brink of Series title

Oct. 31, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — This Atlanta Braves team couldn't have picked a more fitting way to move to the brink of a World Series championship. A pitcher who spent most of the year in the minors kept 'em in it. A slugger who came in a flurry of trades won it...

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...

Falling stars: Astros big hitters stuck in World Series skid

Oct. 30, 2021 03:35 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The loudest noise when Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman stepped to the plate came from the crowd, not their bats. Greeted by chants of “Cheater!” all night, the Astros stars went almost silent in Game 3 of the World Series. ...