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The Atlanta Braves’ World Series victory was built on a summer of desperation

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At last a shapeless series had a defining image, a clear contour – the awesome arc of a home run smashed out of the ballpark by Jorge Soler that gave the Atlanta Braves their first World Series title since 1995. This ...

Atlanta Braves ground Houston Astros to seal first World Series title in 26 years

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Most of the season, it just seemed this wasn’t their year. They dropped their first four games, and soon injuries piled up. They lost their most dynamic player before the All-Star break. They were stuck below .500 in ...

Braves rally past Astros to move one win from first World Series title since 1995

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A guy who spent most of the season in the minors kept the Braves in it. Then the offense finally came to life. Just like that, Atlanta is one win from their first World Series title in 26 years. Dansby Swanson and pi...

Atlanta Braves silence punchless Astros in Game 3 to take World Series lead

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Austin Riley keeps coming up with one clutch hit after another on baseball’s biggest stage. Riley drove in the first run of the Braves’ 2-0 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 3 of the World Series on a damp Frida...

Astros swarm Braves early to level World Series at one game apiece

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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 ...

World Series: Atlanta Braves overcome Morton injury to quiet Astros in Game 1

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A healthy swing by Jorge Soler powered the Atlanta Braves to a smashing start in the World Series. Making his first start since testing positive for Covid-19, Soler became the first player to begin a World Series with...

Atlanta Braves finish off LA Dodgers to advance to first World Series since 1999

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Led by an unlikely hero, the Atlanta Braves are heading back to a place that used to be so familiar to them. The World Series. Eddie Rosario capped a remarkable NL Championship Series with a three-run homer, sending ...

LA Dodgers stay alive against Braves in NLCS behind Taylor’s three home runs

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Chris Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers broke loose at the plate to beat Atlanta 11-2 on Thursday, cutting the Braves’ lead to 3-2 in the best-of-seven NL Championship Series. AJ...

Scholz braves conservative attacks to win second German election debate

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Candidates representing the two parties that have governed Germany in a “grand coalition” for 12 out of the past 16 years tore into each other’s record on Sunday night, in a televised election debate that saw centre-l...