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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...

With pitchers fried, Braves' Fried tries to win World Series

Nov. 01, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — At this point, they’re all fried. Starters, openers, closers and the rest of them. So many pitching changes by the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves, it’s sometimes hard to keep track of who’s on the mound. “Everybody...

Correa, Astros rally past Braves 9-5, cut WS deficit to 3-2

Nov. 01, 2021 01:47 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Just in time, Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros broke out the bats. Because if they had waited any longer, this World Series would’ve been over. Staggered by Adam Duvall’s grand slam in the first inning, Correa and Alex Bregman...

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...

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...

Braves, Astros pens carrying heavy workloads in World Series

Oct. 30, 2021 02:23 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Thirty years after Jack Morris and John Smoltz shared the mound deep into the night at Game 7 of the World Series, such a showdown between aces seems unimaginable at this year's Fall Classic. For starters, a lot has changed since Morris went 10 innings to...

Snitkers enjoy family moment before World Series Game 3

Oct. 30, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves manager Brian Snitker usually sends bench coach Walt Weiss out with the lineup card to the umpires at home plate, but he wanted to do it himself before his team beat Houston 2-0 to win the first World Series game in Atlanta since 1999. What Snitker...

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,...