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Barnes’ bunt, blast back Buehler’s stellar start to lead Dodgers past Rays

Friday, October 23rd, 2020
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Walker Buehler struck out 10 in six innings in a pulsating performance, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Friday night for a 2-1 World Series lead.

‘I want to finish the job’: Jays’ Shapiro discusses contract, fluid MLB off-season

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Short on specifics and long on bullishness, Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro set an optimistic tone during his first general media availability since the team was eliminated from the post-season a few weeks ago.

Betts, Bellinger help Dodgers blast past Rays to open World Series

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers left the Tampa Bay Rays stuck in neutral to start a most strange World Series played amid the pandemic.

Cody Bellinger’s no-doubter completes Dodgers’ NLCS comeback over Atlanta

Sunday, October 18th, 2020
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The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated Atlanta 4-3 in Game 7 of NLCS and will face the Tampa Bay Rays in the World Series.

Will Smith’s homer off Will Smith lifts Dodgers over Atlanta to stay in NLCS

Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Dodgers catcher Will Smith hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off the Atlanta reliever with the same name, Corey Seager homered twice and Los Angeles avoided elimination with a 7-3 win in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Friday night.

Astros force Game 7 in ALCS against Rays after reversing 3-0 series deficit

Friday, October 16th, 2020
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George Springer and Jose Altuve keyed a four-run rally in the fifth inning, Framber Valdez pitched six brilliant innings and the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the third straight game, 7-4 Friday to force a deciding Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.

Atlanta claps back with offensive outburst of its own to put Dodgers on ropes

Thursday, October 15th, 2020
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Marcell Ozuna homered twice, MVP candidate Freddie Freeman delivered the go-ahead hit off Clayton Kershaw and Atlanta moved within one win of ending a two-decade World Series drought by routing the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-2 on Thursday night.

Greinke shines as Astros keep faint World Series hopes alive with win over Rays

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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Freeman, Albies homer again to give Atlanta 2-0 NLCS lead over Los Angeles

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
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Atlanta held on for an 8-7 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday, while Tampa Bay defeated the Astros 5-2 in Game 3.

Austin Riley’s 9th-inning home run ignites Atlanta in Game 1 win over Dodgers

Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Austin Riley led off the ninth inning with a tiebreaking homer that sparked a four-run outburst, and Atlanta opened its first National League Championship Series since 2001 with a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.