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

Oct 19, 2020 12:54 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers are back in the World Series, determined to do what they couldn't the last two times they tried: end a championship drought of more than three decades.

Cody Bellingers mammoth seventh-inning home run unknotted a tense, tied game, and Julio Urias vanquished the vaunted Atlanta Braves lineup for the final nine outs in the Dodgers' 4-3 win in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series on Sunday night.

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Rays Beat Astros, Advance To World Series

Oct 18, 2020 12:59 AM

The Tampa Bay Rays, a team of anonymous stars, are headed to the World Series after holding off baseball's most infamous team.

The Rays held on to beat the Houston Astros 4-2 in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday, ending Houston's bid to become the second team in baseball history to overcome a 3-0 deficit in a postseason series.

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Padres Return To Playoffs After 14 Long Years

Sep 20, 2020 11:09 PM

After 14 long years, the San Diego Padres are back in the playoffs, this time with a cast of stars who never flinch when they get down.

The Padres beat the Seattle Mariners 7-4 on Sunday with a three-run rally in the 11th inning that included a go-ahead double by newcomer Mitch Moreland.

In one of many bizarre twists to 2020, the clincher came in the finale of a series that was moved from Seattle because of poor air quality due to wildfires, so the Mariners were considered the home team and batted last.

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Padres Unveil New Brown-And-Gold Color Uniforms

Nov 10, 2019 11:16 AM

The Padres unveiled new uniforms Saturday night that feature a brown-and-gold color scheme, similar to the one used from the franchise's inception in 1969 through 1984.

The new uniforms were unveiled at Petco Park in front a few thousand fans by players Fernando Tatis Jr., Eric Hosmer and Manny Machado.

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Ted Lerner: World Series Parade 'Worth The Wait'

Nov 2, 2019 10:30 PM

The song "Baby Shark" blared over loudspeakers and a wave of red washed across this politically blue capital Saturday as Nationals fans rejoiced at a parade marking Washington's first World Series victory since 1924.

"They say good things come to those who wait. Ninety-five years is a pretty long wait," Nationals owner Ted Lerner told the cheering crowd. "But I'll tell you, this is worth the wait."

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Champion Nationals To Visit White House Monday

Nov 1, 2019 4:15 PM

The Washington Nationals, who will have a parade to celebrate their World Series title Saturday, will visit President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday, according to a White House official.

A ceremony for the Nationals will be held on the South Lawn at 1:15 p.m. ET, the official said.

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Nationals Rally To Win Franchise's First World Series

Oct 31, 2019 12:50 AM

Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Nationals overcame a two-run deficit, rocking the Houston Astros 6-2 Wednesday night to win the first title in franchise history.

With all eyes on Max Scherzer

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Gerrit Cole Pitches Astros To Game 3 Win Over Yankees

Oct 16, 2019 2:26 AM

Astros ace Gerrit Cole did not have his best stuff against the potent Yankees offense in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday. 

Cole went seven often-laborious innings in Houston's 4-1 win, striking out seven and walking a career-high-tying five batters. But he held New York to just four hits over his seven scoreless frames, extending his streak of starts without a loss to 25, dating back to May 22.

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Nationals Head To World Series With Sweep Of Cardinals

Oct 16, 2019 2:23 AM

Extending their stunning turnaround, the wild-card Nationals got RBI from middle-of-the-order stars Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto in a seven-run first inning Tuesday night, and Patrick Corbin's 12-strikeout performance plus a trio of relievers helped hold on to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 in Game 4 to complete a sweep in the NLCS.

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

Oct 12, 2019 2:09 AM

Right-hander Anibal Sanchez carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, Howie Kendrick had two more big swings and the Nationals beat the Cardinals 2-0 on Friday night in the NL Championship Series opener.

"Tonight was obviously vintage Anibal," first baseman Ryan Zimmerman said.

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Gerrit Cole Dominates Rays, Astros Advance To ALCS

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Nationals, Howie Kendrick Stun Dodgers, Advance To NLCS

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Nationals Hold Off Dodgers Behind Stephen Strasburg, Max Scherzer

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Yandy Diaz, Rays Power Past A's In Wild-Card Game

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A's Beat Mariners, Clinch Home-Field In AL Wild-Card Game

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Twins Become First Club To Hit 300 Home Runs

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Twins Capture First AL Central Title Since 2010

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Nationals Clinch Wild Card Berth

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Dodgers Reach 100-Wins, Royals Become Fourth 100-Loss Team

Cardinals Sweep Cubs To Clinch Playoff Spot

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Astros Clinch AL West Behind Springer, Verlander

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Yankees Clinch AL East For First Time Since 2012

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Astros Clinch Postseason Berth With 100th Win

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Dodgers Rally Against Mets, Clinch Homefield In NLDS

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Braves Rally To Clinch Playoff Berth

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Mike Minor, Rangers Hand Yankees First Shut Out Since June 2018

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Twins Break MLB Record With 268th HR This Season

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Royals Sold To John Sherman, Investors

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Louisiana Wins Little League World Series

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Judge, Yankees Tie Record For Most HRs In A Month

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