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Bad break: Braves' Morton fractures leg in Series opener

Oct. 27, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Morton spun a curveball past Jose Altuve for a called third strike, his 16th pitch after taking a 102 mph comebacker off his right leg. Morton stumbled and started to fall. Turns out the leg was broken. “I wouldn’t think it’s possible,”...

World Series Notebook: Albies looks up to fellow 2B Altuve

Oct. 27, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies actually looks up in a way to Jose Altuve, even though the former American League MVP for the Houston Astros is a couple of inches shorter than him. The 5-foot-8 Albies said so many people had told him he...

Soler, Braves overcome Morton injury, top Astros in Game 1

Oct. 27, 2021 01:52 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A healthy swing by Jorge Soler powered the Atlanta Braves to a smashing start in the World Series. In the lineup for the first time since a positive COVID-19 test, Soler became the first player to begin a World Series with a home run and the Braves,...

Braves bullpen another long winning night in World Series G1

Oct. 27, 2021 01:39 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta Braves reliever A.J. Minter emphatically pumped his fist coming off the mound after an inning-ending strikeout in Game 1 of the World Series. It was only the third inning in what would be another long postseason game for the Braves bullpen —...

The Latest: Braves take 1-0 Series advantage over Astros

Oct. 27, 2021 00:20 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the World Series (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Jorge Soler became the first player to begin a World Series with a home run and the Atlanta Braves beat the Houston Astros 6-2 in Tuesday night’s opener despite...

Column: Astros are proof that cheaters really do prosper

Oct. 26, 2021 09:17 AM EDT

Stop if this sounds familiar. The World Series is here, and so, unfortunately, are the Houston Astros. For the third time in just five years, if you’re keeping score at home. And, yes, they’ve brought their baggage along. The difference this time?...

Vilified in sports world, Astros begin another World Series

Oct. 25, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman whipped the ball around during a crisp infield drill, then came together for a group hug near second base after finishing up Monday. High above the diamond at Minute Maid Park, the sun gleamed off an oversized...

Fall Classic fixture Morton faces World Series newbie Valdez

Oct. 25, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Though the uniform keeps changing, Charlie Morton is becoming a Fall Classic fixture, set to start in the World Series for the third time in five seasons this week. Houston Astros lefty Framber Valdez is virtually unknown to a national audience, with the...

A capsule look at World Series between Braves and Astros

Oct. 25, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Tuesday, at Houston, 8:09 p.m. (Fox); Game 2, Wednesday, at Houston, 8:09 p.m. (Fox); Game 3, Friday, at Atlanta,...

Braves vs Astros: A World Series 6 decades in the making

Oct. 24, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Freddie Freeman swinging onto baseball’s biggest stage for the first time, Jose Altuve & Co. back for more. Luis Garcia, Framber Valdez and a fresh set of Houston arms facing Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley and these eager, young Atlanta bats. And the...