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Dodgers Advance To NLDS On Chris Taylor's Walk-Off HR

Oct 7, 2021 1:37 AM

Chris Taylor hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Wednesday night in the National League Wild Card Game.

The 106-win Dodgers advanced to a best-of-five division series against the NL West champion San Francisco Giants, who won 107 games to barely hold off rival Los Angeles for the division title. Game 1 will be Friday night in San Francisco.

"That's gonna be fun. Yeah, two of the best regular-season records of all time. We've been battling all year, so I expect a hard-fought series," Taylor said.

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Red Sox Beat Yankees To Win AL Wild Card Game

Oct 6, 2021 1:28 AM

Xander Bogaerts and Kyle Schwarber homered off Yankees ace Gerrit Cole, and Nathan Eovaldi took a shutout into the sixth inning in the American League Wild Card Game to help the Red Sox beat New York 6-2 on Tuesday night.

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Yankees, Aaron Judge Clinch Playoff Spot In Final At-Bat

Oct 3, 2021 6:38 PM

Aaron Judge drove home the winning run with a one-out single in the ninth inning and the New York Yankees clinched a playoff berth in their final at-bat of the regular season by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 Sunday.

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Giants Win NL West With Franchise-Record 107th Victory

Oct 3, 2021 6:35 PM

The San Francisco Giants finally won the NL West without needing to wait for the rival Dodgers' result on the season's final day, pounding the San Diego Padres 11-4 on Sunday for a franchise-record 107th victory to top the 1904 New York team.

Logan Webb did it all in leading San Francisco to its first division crown since 2012, delighting a delirious, deafening crowd of 36,901. Buster Posey had an incredible day, too.

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Braves Clinch Fourth Straight NL East Championship

Oct 1, 2021 8:49 AM

Despite being under .500 for much of the season, the Atlanta Braves clinched their fourth-straight National League East title on Thursday.

The Braves swept the Philadelphia Phillies with a 5-3 victory.

"We were just trying to hang in there and pull this thing off," Brian Snitker said. "It's unbelievable what these guys accomplished with everything we went through."

The Braves didn't climb above .500 until Aug. 6.

Atlanta will open the NLDS against the Milwaukee Brewers on Oct. 8.

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Astros Win Fourth AL West Title In Five Years

Oct 1, 2021 8:44 AM

The Houston Astros defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night to clinch their fourth American League West title in five years.

Houston is in the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season, extending a franchise record.

The Astros will open the ALDS on Oct. 7 against the Chicago White Sox -- home field for that best-of-five matchup is still to be determined.

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Rays Clinch Top Seed In American League

Sep 30, 2021 8:49 AM

The Tampa Bay Rays won their 98th game of the season on Wednesday night, clinching the American League's No. 1 seed in the process.

Tampa set a franchise record with the win, topping the mark (97) set in 2008.

The Rays are now guaranteed home-field advantage through the first two rounds of the postseason.

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Cardinals Clinch NL Wild Card Berth

Sep 29, 2021 8:58 AM

The St. Louis Cardinals clinched a National League Wild Card berth on Tuesday night with their 17th straight victory.

"Well, it starts with perseverance. I mean, it starts there," Adam Wainwright said. "We had to overcome probably the worst baseball I've ever seen a Cardinals team play. We just weren't doing anything right. … It was just understanding that we're a better team than what we were showing and we could go out there and compete with anybody when we play right.

"And that's what we did."

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Rays Clinch Second-Straight AL East Title

Sep 27, 2021 8:47 AM

The Tampa Bay Rays clinched a second-straight American League East title over the weekend.

Overall, it's the fourth division title for the franchise.

The Rays are 97-59, which means they've tied the franchise record for wins in a season with six games left in the regular season.

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Brewers Clinch Second NL Central Title In Four Years

Sep 27, 2021 8:43 AM

The Milwaukee Brewers clinched their second National League title in four years with an 8-4 win over the New York Mets on Sunday.

"It's a great accomplishment for this organization, for this team," Josh Hader said. "We had a lot of ups and downs, but that's part of this baseball team. Each one of these guys, they fight for each other. That's what it's about."

Craig Counsell often describes the team as resilient.

"We never give up," Hader said. "Think about this week. We got swept by the Cardinals and turned around and swept the Mets. That's what it comes down to, not getting down on ourselves and continue to play at the level we can."

Milwaukee is 94-62, winning 90-plus games for the ninth time in franchise history.

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Cardinals Extend Winning Streak To 16 Games

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Rays Clinch Playoff Berth, Have 'Bigger Aspirations'

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Dodgers Clinch Ninth Consecutive Playoff Appearance

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Giants Beat Padres, Clinch First Playoff Berth

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Corbin Burnes, Josh Hader Combine For MLB Record 9th No-Hitter

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Orioles Snap 19-Game Losing Streak

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White Sox Win 'Field Of Dreams' Game On Walk-Off HR

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Japan Beats United States To Win First Olympic Baseball Gold Medal

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Mets Sale To Steve Cohen Now Official

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Dodgers Beat Rays To Win World Series, Corey Seager Named MVP

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Cody Bellinger's HR Gives Dodgers Game 7 Win, Advance To World Series

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Rays Beat Astros, Advance To World Series

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Padres Return To Playoffs After 14 Long Years

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Padres Unveil New Brown-And-Gold Color Uniforms

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Ted Lerner: World Series Parade 'Worth The Wait'

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Champion Nationals To Visit White House Monday

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Nationals Rally To Win Franchise's First World Series

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Gerrit Cole Pitches Astros To Game 3 Win Over Yankees

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Nationals Head To World Series With Sweep Of Cardinals

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Nationals' Sanchez, Doolittle One-Hit Cardinals To Win Opener

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