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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    MLB WASHINGTON (AP) - Justin Turner's homer capped a startling and record-setting seven-run rally in the sixth inning as the Dodgers roughed up starter-turned-reliever Patrick Corbin, and Los Angeles beat the Washington Nationals 10-4 on Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. Russell Martin and

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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    MLB ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals clinched the NL Central on the final day of the regular season, using Jack Flaherty's arm and Matt Carpenter's bat Sunday to win their first division title since 2015 with a 9-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs lost on

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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    BASEBALL HOUSTON (AP) - George Springer hit a career-high three homers, Justin Verlander posted his MLB-leading 20th win and the Houston Astros clinched their third straight AL West title in grand fashion, routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-5 on Sunday. A crowd at Minute Maid Park that was cheering from

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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    MLB ST. LOUIS (AP) - Aníbal Sánchez carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, Howie Kendrick had two more big swings and the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Friday night in the NL Championship Series opener. Sánchez had allowed just three runners when he took

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  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    MLB HOUSTON (AP) - Gerrit Cole pitched another playoff masterpiece and the Houston Astros jumped to a quick lead, turning back the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Thursday night in Game 5 to set up a titanic showdown with the New York Yankees in the AL Championship Series. After fellow aces

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  • Wednesday Sports in Brief

    MLB ATLANTA (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals scored 10 runs for the biggest opening inning in postseason history and dealt the Atlanta Braves another playoff heartbreak with a 13-1 rout in decisive Game 5 of the NL Division Series on Wednesday. Before many fans had reached their seats, the

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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    MLB HOUSTON (AP) - Justin Verlander looked every bit the October ace, Jose Altuve polished his postseason resume and the Houston Astros kept rolling, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 Friday to open their AL Division Series. The Astros, who won a franchise-record 107 games for the best record in

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