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ATL WINS 4-2

Atlanta bashes past Houston to claim World Series title

Jorge Soler, Freddie Freeman and Atlanta breezed to its first World Series championship since 1995, hammering the Houston Astros 7-0 Tuesday night in Game 6.
ATL LEADS 3-2

Astros overcome multiple deficits, keep World Series title hopes alive against Atlanta

Staggered by Adam Duvall's grand slam in the first inning, Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman ended their slumps in a hurry. They kept swinging, refusing to let their season slip away and rallying past Atlanta 9-5 early Monday to cut their Series deficit to 3-2.
ATL leads 1-0

Atlanta overcomes loss of Morton to draw 1st blood against Houston in World Series

Making his first start since testing positive for COVID-19, Jorge Soler became the first player to begin a World Series with a home run and Atlanta, despite the loss of pitcher Charlie Morton to a broken leg, hushed the Houston Astros 6-2 Tuesday night in Game 1.
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Atlanta vs. Houston: A World Series 6 decades in the making

This year's World Series pairs former NL rivals Atlanta and the Astros, who've played more than 700 times, including five post-season series. They take the field Tuesday night in Houston in their first meeting since 2017 due to scheduling and COVID.

Ryan Tepera? Mix-up gives curious MVP vote to Cubs pitcher

There likely was no debate about the most surprising name on the list of players getting NL MVP votes Thursday. That was Chicago Cubs reliever and former Blue Jay Ryan Tepera. It was a mix-up, one that didn't affect the results in any way.

Atlanta's Freddie Freeman, White Sox's Jose Abreu win MVP honours

Atlanta first baseman Freddie Freeman easily won the NL MVP award Thursday, topping off a trying year that saw him become so ill with COVID-19 he prayed "please don't take me."

Kenesaw Mountain Landis' name pulled off baseball MVP plaques after 75 years

The name of the former baseball commissioner who never had a Black player in the majors during his long reign is being pulled off all future MVP plaques after more than 75 years.

Dodgers pitcher David Price opts out of 2020 MLB season

Dodgers pitcher David Price will not play this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, delaying his Los Angeles debut until next year.

'We owe it to our fans to be better': Rob Manfred speaks following MLB restart deal

Rob Manfred knows many fans were angered by the financial fight between Major League Baseball and the players' association during a pandemic.

MLB tries again with 60-game season, skewed rules

Baseball will try to play again, a skewed, 60-game schedule. Perhaps it's the perfect setup for outsiders like San Diego or Seattle to sneak into the championship chase. And let's not forget the Houston Astros, the biggest story in baseball when we last saw them.

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