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Braves rout Astros to win 1st World Series crown since 1995

The Atlanta Braves 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 August. Yet out of nowhere, suddenly, these Atlanta Braves transformed themselves and took off. Jorge Soler, Freddie Freeman and the Braves have breezed to their first World Series championship since 1995, hammering the Houston Astros 7-0 Tuesday night in Game 6. […]

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World Series opener viewers up 17.5% over last year’s low

HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta's 6-2 victory over Houston in World Series Game 1 drew an average of 10,811,000 viewers on Fox, up 17.5% from the record low of 9,195,000 for the Los Angeles Dodgers' opening 8-3 win over Tampa Bay last year. The Braves-Astros number was the second-lowest total to start a Series. Fox said Tuesday night's game averaged 11,077,000 viewers combined for Fox, Fox Deportes for Spanish-language coverage and […]

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Nick Markakis retires after 15 years with Braves, Orioles

ATLANTA (AP) — Outfielder Nick Markakis has retired after 15-year career spent with the Atlanta Braves and Baltimore Orioles. The 37-year-old Markakis was a free agent. He told The Athletic that he was done playing after accumulating 2,388 hits, earning his lone All-Star bid in 2018 and coming within one win of reaching the World Series in his final season. Braves manager Brian Snitker called Markakis "the consummate pro in […]

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