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World Series Game 2 FAQ (8 ET, FOX)

@castrovince
12:10 PM EDT

HOUSTON -- The Braves completely overpowered the Astros in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night, and that’s no easy thing to do. Now it’s Houston that has the tall task of overcoming a 1-0 deficit in this best-of-seven. That might not sound like much, but only five

Braves overcome another injury, dominate G1

Atlanta comes out swinging vs. Astros' Valdez; 'pen covers for injured Morton
@castrovince
12:10 PM EDT

HOUSTON -- Reliable pliability is how the 88-win Braves reached this 2021 World Series. And it’s the quality they summoned again against the Astros in a 6-2 victory in Game 1 on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park that left both teams facing questions about what comes next. In keeping

Tucker Davidson replaces Morton on roster

an hour ago

Major League Baseball announced on Wednesday that it has approved a World Series roster substitution for the Atlanta Braves due to the injury sustained by pitcher Charlie Morton. As a result, Morton will be replaced by left-handed pitcher Tucker Davidson on Atlanta’s roster vs. the Houston Astros. Dr. Gary Green,

Nelson Cruz wins Roberto Clemente Award

@dohyoungpark
10:22 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS -- It's been many years since Nelson Cruz first brought dentists and optometrists to Las Matas de Santa Cruz in the remote northwestern part of the Dominican Republic, as he now does every year as a service for his hometown. He still remembers the people who would walk in

Rumors: Star catcher on trade block?

2:08 PM EDT

MLB.com is keeping track of all the latest free agent and trade rumors right here.

Soler hits first true World Series leadoff HR

@AdamMcCalvy
1:34 AM EDT

HOUSTON -- Jorge Soler wasted no time at all in announcing his return to the top of the Atlanta Braves’ lineup. Soler, making his first start since returning from the COVID-19 injured list, smashed the third pitch of the World Series to the Crawford Boxes beyond the left-field wall at

Ohtani wins Historic Achievement Award

@castrovince
October 26, 2021

HOUSTON -- It will be another couple weeks until we find out if Shohei Ohtani wins the American League Most Valuable Player Award presented by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. But Ohtani’s 2021 season was so extraordinary, so sensational, so unprecedented that Commissioner Rob Manfred has formally recognized it

America won free tacos! Claim yours Nov. 4

@HarriganMLB
12:15 PM EDT

Taco Bell’s “Steal a Base, Steal a Taco” promotion is back for the 2021 World Series, and it didn't take long for America to win free tacos courtesy of the Braves' Ozzie Albies, who stole second base in the first inning of Game 1.

Fantasy picks, predictions, odds for Oct. 27

38 minutes ago

A version of this article originally appeared on DraftKings. For more betting insights, check out DraftKings.com.

Morton fractures fibula, out for World Series

Starter's toughness amazes Braves teammates: 'He sacrificed himself'
@AdamMcCalvy
an hour ago

HOUSTON -- Charlie Morton proved in Game 1 of the World Series that he’s everything his current Braves teammates and his former Astros teammates have been saying about him. They called him a postseason warrior. They described him as an all-time great teammate. It’s all true. Now his season is

The boy who caught (and lost) Maz's HR ball

It's like 'The Sandlot' come to life
@MattMonagan
October 26, 2021

If you're a baseball fan, you've likely seen Bill Mazeroski's home run to win the 1960 World Series. It's replayed nearly every October and is just one of two (along with Toronto’s Joe Carter in 1993) Fall Classic-ending walk-off blasts. Pirates fans were so delirious they nearly tore Forbes Field

Complete 2021 MLB postseason schedule

12:18 AM EDT

The 2021 MLB postseason began with the Red Sox and Dodgers winning the AL and NL Wild Card Games, respectively. In the League Championship Series, the Astros defeated the Red Sox in six games for the AL pennant and the Braves vanquished the Dodgers in six games in the NL.

Play of the Day NFT: Soler's HR opens WS

12:01 PM EDT

For the first time, you can own your favorite MLB highlights. Following each night of postseason action, you can buy the official MLB Play of the Day NFT the next day from 12 p.m. ET until 11:59 p.m. ET. Secure your piece of baseball history by signing up now at

Marlins, Rojas agree to extension (source)

@cdenicola13
12:30 PM EDT

MIAMI -- The Marlins and Miguel Rojas have agreed to an extension that will keep him with the club through 2023, a source told MLB.com. Rojas, whose $5.5 million vesting option for '22 was activated when he reached 500 plate appearances in '21, will make $10 million total on the

Brewers GM won't be joining Mets (source)

1:10 PM EDT

MLB.com is keeping track of all the latest news and rumors surrounding potential manager and general manager changes around the Majors. Here is a running list of the current job openings: Manager: Mets, Padres GM/president of baseball operations: Mets (president of baseball operations)

Morton pitches through pain: 'That's Charlie'

Braves starter retires 3 batters after comebacker, exits with leg fracture
@AdamMcCalvy
2:59 AM EDT

HOUSTON -- The first pitch after Charlie Morton's right leg was either fractured -- or on the way to being fractured -- was a sinker at 94.9 mph. His final pitch on a leg that now was most definitely fractured was a curveball that froze three-time American League batting champion

Remember the 'David Freese Game'? We do

12:05 AM EDT

A version of this story was published in 2019.

'Just got beat': Astros optimistic after G1 loss

2:12 AM EDT

HOUSTON -- There are things buried in the Astros' 6-2 loss to the Braves in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park that give manager Dusty Baker reasons to believe the sun will indeed come up Wednesday. The Astros certainly didn't play their best

Atlanta 'pen ready to go: 'What you live for'

Four relievers handle 6 2/3 innings after Morton's early exit
@JesseSanchezMLB
31 minutes ago

HOUSTON -- The season is over for veteran starter Charlie Morton, but the World Series continues without him. Now, for the Braves’ bullpen and manager Brian Snitker, the real work begins. How the Braves’ skipper handles his relievers’ workload -- and how they respond to what he’s asking of them

Valdez sees G1 go wrong, fast: 'It's a shocker'

Astros lefty allows historic leadoff HR, exits after 2-plus innings
@anne__rogers
2:58 AM EDT

HOUSTON -- Not long after Framber Valdez took the mound to begin the 2021 World Series for the Astros, the Braves snatched the life out of a boisterous Minute Maid Park and its Game 1 starter in a way only an historic swing could do. On Valdez’s third pitch of

Deadline additions spark Braves to G1 win

Duvall, Soler, Rosario shine in World Series opener
3:39 AM EDT

ATLANTA -- As the Braves find themselves three victories away from winning the World Series, there’s reason to question how far they might have progressed had they not made those additional phone calls to land both Adam Duvall and Jorge Soler before the Trade Deadline. Soler provided an immediate spark

Brett Phillips playing MLB WS correspondent

@Spokes_Murphy
2:10 AM EDT

Rays outfielder Brett Phillips has earned himself quite a few monikers during his baseball career. Postseason hero.

Fried's focus on control as Braves' G2 starter

@JesseSanchezMLB
2:47 AM EDT

HOUSTON -- Max Fried will take the ball for the Braves in Game 2 of the World Series against the Astros on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park with his team leading the series and the chance to fulfill a childhood dream.

Urquidy looks to bounce back in G2 start

@anne__rogers
1:01 AM EDT

HOUSTON -- José Urquidy has been on this stage before and knows what it takes to win big games in big moments. After all, he’s a “pretty cool customer as a pitcher,” Astros manager Dusty Baker said, which is why Houston has no problem pegging Urquidy for Game 2 of

Watch every LIDOM game on MLB.TV

@_dadler
October 26, 2021

The World Series isn't the only baseball you can watch right now -- and there's going to be baseball to watch even when the Fall Classic is over. The Dominican Winter League is coming to MLB.TV, and subscribers can stream all the games live, with no blackout restrictions, starting Wednesday.