Not worth 1,000 words: Player images scrubbed from MLB site
Shortly after the sport's first work stoppage in 26 years began Thursday at 12:01 a.m., MLB removed all current player photos and highlights off MLB.com. Major League Baseball said in an email to The Associated Press that “every action we are taking is at the advice of legal counsel per the National Labor Relations Act.”news.yahoo.com
Braves tender contract to OF Duvall, re-sign Arcia, Heredia
The Atlanta Braves tendered a contract to slugger Adam Duvall, ensuring the National League RBI leader returns to the World Series-winning club for another season. The tendering of Duvall by the Tuesday night deadline was among a flurry of moves for the Braves, who also reached contract agreements with bench players Orlando Arcia and Guillermo Heredia. The club did not offer 2022 contracts to pitchers Richard Rodriguez and infielder Johan Camargo, making them free agents.news.yahoo.com
Atlanta fans celebrate Braves' World Series win
Fans celebrated outside the Atlanta Braves' home stadium after the Braves beat the Houston Astros 7-0 on Tuesday night in Game 6 of the World Series. The Braves won the World Series four games to two, taking their first championship since 1995. (Nov. 3)news.yahoo.com
🔒 KPRC 2′s Randy McIlvoy reflects on the Astros World Series loss and Carlos Correa’s future
Shortly after the final out in the 2021 World Series, Randy McIlvoy shared his thoughts on the Houston Astros season and information he’s heard from a source about what the Houston Astros have offered to keep Carlos Correa on the team. Check out his Insider exclusive recording in the video player above.
Carlos Correa may have played his last game as an Astro in their World Series loss
After losing Gerrit Cole and George Springer in free agency the last two years, Houston now faces the distinct possibility that Carlos Correa will soon be gone, too. The star shortstop, who has been with the franchise since he was selected with the first overall draft pick in 2012, is a free agent and there’s concern the Astros won’t be able to keep him.houstonpublicmedia.org
World Series defeat could mark end of era for Astros
Carlos Correa stood on the steps of the dugout watching as Yuli Gurriel grounded out to end Game 6 of the World Series before slowly walking away and heading into Houston's clubhouse for what could be the last time. Atlanta’s 7-0 win over the Astros to win the World Series on Tuesday night could mark the end of an era in Houston. After losing Gerrit Cole and George Springer in free agency the last two years, Houston now faces the distinct possibility that Correa will soon be gone, too.news.yahoo.com
‘It’s about more than baseball’: Braves fan meets Astros fans he surprised with World Series tickets
It was a heartfelt reunion. Fans from opposing teams brought together by one true act of kindness.Atlanta Braves fan Miles Neal says he’s so excited Houston Astros fans, David Bramlet and his daughter Addison, will get to experience game six of the World Series.
‘Sign for every single player’: Woman popular for making Astros signs excited ahead of Game 6
Whether you’re at Minute Made Park or watching the ball game from home, you will see a lot of signs in the stands. Signs for both teams. If you look along the third base line, you will see a regular face-- Barbara Moon.
Supreme Court reviewing abortion law, and Houston pet peeves (Nov. 1, 2021) – Houston Public Media
On Monday's show: The Supreme Court reviews the controversial new Texas abortion law, we get an update on the World Series, and we offer you another chance to share your Houston pet peeves.houstonpublicmedia.org
Maddux returns to Atlanta, throws out ceremonial first pitch
Hall of Famer Greg Maddux threw out the ceremonial first pitch for Sunday night’s Game 5 of the World Series. Maddux, wearing his Braves jersey, tipped his cap in response to an ovation from fans as he walked onto the field. Fittingly, he threw the pitch to Eddie Perez, who was often his designated catcher.news.yahoo.com
The Latest: Astros drop slumping Bregman, bats 7th in Game 5
The Houston Astros have reworked their lineup for Game 5, dropping the slumping Alex Bregman from his usual third spot to seventh. Bregman is 1 for 14 in the World Series, and Houston trails Atlanta three games to one. The Astros have desperate for a big hit this week — they're hitless in their last 17 at-bats with runners in scoring position.news.yahoo.com
Astros player Jason Castro removed from World Series roster due to COVID-19 protocols
KPRC 2 Sports Director Randy McIlvoy just received breaking news in Atlanta that Astros player Jason Castro has been removed from the World Series roster due to COVID-19 protocols. This development comes just over an hour before first pitch.
🔓 TOUR: Hank Aaron, the Beaneaters, and more baseball history on display at Truist Park
KPRC 2 Sports Director Randy McIlvoy is in Atlanta covering the Houston Astros pursuit of a second World Series championship in less than five years. The Astros are down two games to one, but you can bet they’re going to keep fighting to claim another top spot in the history books.
The Latest: Braves take 3-1 series lead with Game 4 win
Dansby Swanson and pinch-hitter Jorge Soler hit back-to-back homers in the seventh inning, propelling the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros and a three games to one lead in the World Series. The Braves can wrap up the title on their home field, just as they did two stadiums ago when they beat the Cleveland Indians in 1995. Swanson’s one-out drive made it 2-all and Soler followed with a liner to left field off reliever Cristian Javier.news.yahoo.com
Blooper, the Atlanta Braves mascot, hilariously taunts KPRC 2′s Rose-Ann Aragon on-air
During the 6 a.m. newscast, Blooper, the Atlanta Braves mascot, made an appearance from afar while KPRC 2 reporter Rose-Ann Aragon was live at Truist Park as the Houston Astros trail 2-1 against the Braves in the World Series.
The week in politics, and the early history of baseball in Houston (Oct. 27, 2021) – Houston Public Media
On Wednesday's show: We discuss the latest news in our weekly political roundup, and, with the Astros back in the World Series, we reflect on the early history of baseball in Houston.houstonpublicmedia.org
World Series notebook: McCullers out; top 2 picks of 2015 in
Lance McCullers knew there was a “less than 1%” chance that he would be able to pitch in the World Series for the Houston Astros because of a forearm strain. “We remained hopeful," McCullers said Monday, when announcing the day before Game 1 against the Atlanta Braves that he wouldn't be on the Houston roster. After a career-high 13 wins during the regular season, when he also had a 3.16 ERA and 185 strikeouts, McCullers got hurt in the AL Division Series.news.yahoo.com
The Latest: McCullers won’t pitch for Astros in World Series
After a career-high 13 wins during the regular season, when he also had a 3.16 ERA and 185 strikeouts, McCullers got hurt in the AL Division Series. McCullers, who was left off the AL Championship Series roster, said Monday that he and the team have known there was less than a 1% chance of him getting back for the World Series, but there was no need to write him off until they had to. Chris Conroy will be behind the plate for Tuesday night’s opener between Atlanta and Houston, one of three umpires working the World Series for the first time along with Dan Bellino and Mike Muchlinski.news.yahoo.com
Astros headed to World Series after beating Red Sox 5-0
Rookie Luis García showed the poise of an October ace, MVP Yordan Alvarez stayed hot at the plate and the Houston Astros earned yet another trip to the World Series, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series.houstonpublicmedia.org
Houston Astros ace Lance McCullers was left off ALCS roster against the Red Sox – Houston Public Media
The right-hander left Game 4 after four innings because of forearm tightness. No announcement has been made on the severity of his injury, so there is a possibility he could return if the Astros advance to the World Series.houstonpublicmedia.org
Ice-cold bats put powerful Dodgers on brink of early winter
Frigid wind gusts roared in from center field well before sundown and continued through the late innings Monday night. “It’s just part of the game, Mother Nature,” said Los Angeles slugger Albert Pujols, who had two hits. The Dodgers were at home, but they were out of their element — and they played accordingly in a loss that sent the defending World Series champions to the brink of elimination.news.yahoo.com
Let us now praise the White Sox bleachers at Guaranteed Rate Field: A world unto itself — and a little crazy this year
The bleachers at Guaranteed Rate Field stretch from Section 160 to Section 164. Relatively minor real estate. Somehow, this White Sox season, it just seemed bigger.chicagotribune.com
Betts leads MLB in jersey sales, 4 Dodgers in top 10
Mookie Betts and the reigning World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers had four of the top 10 selling jerseys in Major League Baseball this season. Betts' No. 50 uniform claimed the top spot for the second straight year after he was acquired prior to the 2020 season from the Boston Red Sox. Kershaw and Seager are set to become free agents.news.yahoo.com
Kershaw's postseason in doubt with forearm discomfort
The Los Angeles Dodgers took a big blow before they even began a postseason defense of their World Series championship. Ace Clayton Kershaw exited his start with left forearm discomfort in the second inning against the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. “Chances are, it's not looking great for October right now,” a glum Kershaw said.news.yahoo.com