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Sports >  MLB

Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 in playoff thriller, advance to NLCS

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 14, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO – Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and prized midseason acquisition Max Scherzer came out of the bullpen for a save, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 in a thrilling winner-take-all Game 5 on Thursday night and into the NL Championship Series.

Sports >  MLB

Masterful Logan Webb pitches Giants past Dodgers in playoff opener

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 8, 2021

Logan Webb struck out 10 pitching masterfully in his postseason debut, Buster Posey hit a two-run homer that held up, and the 107-win San Francisco Giants blanked the defending World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 Friday night in the opener of their NL Division Series.
Sports >  MLB

Red Sox flex muscles, power past Rays 14-6 to even ALDS 1-1

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 8, 2021

J.D. Martinez hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in his return to the lineup and the Boston Red Sox backed Tanner Houck’s clutch relief effort with a franchise postseason record five home runs, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 14-6 Friday night to even their AL Division Series at a game each.
Sports >  Seattle Mariners

Commentary: After awakening fan base during playoff chase, Mariners have reason to ‘Believe Big’ this offseason

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 6, 2021

The Seattle Mariners co-opted the Ted Lasso meme “Believe” as their slogan for the stretch drive, and rode it all the way to Game 162. The M’s really did follow the television show’s script to the letter. Remember, AFC Richmond — Lasso’s fictional team — also fell agonizingly short of its goal, losing the season’s final game to Manchester City to ensure relegation out of the Premier League.