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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...

LEADING OFF: Braves try again to eliminate Dodgers, reach WS

Oct. 22, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday: ___ ATLANTA'S ATTEMPT Freddie Freeman and the Braves get another chance to earn a trip to the World Series when they host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the NL...

LEADING OFF: Curious pitching strategy in playoffs all over

Oct. 20, 2021 03:16 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ PITCHING IN In a postseason already marked by curious pitching strategy, Julio Urías returns to his regular role in the rotation when the Los Angeles Dodgers play Atlanta in...

LEADING OFF: Curious pitching strategy in playoffs all over

Oct. 20, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ___ PITCHING IN In a postseason already marked by curious pitching strategy, Julio Urías returns to his regular role in the rotation when the Los Angeles Dodgers play...

Bellinger, Betts rally Dodgers, cut Braves' NLCS lead to 2-1

Oct. 19, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger keeps erasing a forgettable regular season, with his latest big swing putting the Los Angeles Dodgers right back in the NL Championship Series. Bellinger hit a tying, three-run homer and Mookie Betts then lined...

Down 2-0, Dodgers have Braves where they want them at home

Oct. 18, 2021 21:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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 Braves’ last win at Dodger Stadium was June 9, 2018. They’ve lost nine straight in Los Angeles, getting...

LEADING OFF: ALCS resumes at Fenway, NLCS shifts to LA

Oct. 18, 2021 02:29 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON After allowing 12 runs in two starts against Houston during the regular season, Eduardo Rodriguez is scheduled to start Game 3 at Fenway Park against...

Late-night magic: Braves beat Dodgers 5-4, lead NLCS 2-0

Oct. 18, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — More late-night magic has the Atlanta Braves just two wins away from the World Series. Eddie Rosario delivered Atlanta’s second straight walk-off hit in the ninth inning, giving the Braves a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday and a...

Aggressive use of Scherzer, Urías backfires; LA in NLCS hole

Oct. 18, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Scherzer fatigued early, Julio Urías faltered late, and when Kenley Jansen couldn't strand an inherited runner in the bottom of the ninth inning, Los Angeles fell into a 2-0 hole in the NL Championship Series. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has made it...

LEADING OFF: ALCS resumes at Fenway, NLCS shifts to LA

Oct. 17, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Monday: ___ SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON After allowing 12 runs in two starts against Houston during the regular season, Eduardo Rodriguez is scheduled to start Game 3 at Fenway Park against...