Astros’ Postseason on the Brink After 3-2 Loss To Braves: Four Thoughts

When you make it to the League Championship Series in five straight postseasons, you face all sorts of different scenarios in keeping your season alive, whether it’s in the LCS round, or in the World Series. Now, for only the second time in their recent run of dominance and for the first time in the … Read more

Soler’s PH go-ahead blast puts Braves on cusp

ATLANTA — Jorge Soler had taken only 11 plate appearances as a pinch-hitter over the past three years. Nine of them occurred this season, including two in the playoffs, but the concept was still foreign to him. His strategy was to swing as often as he could. The Atlanta Braves would utilize only relievers in … Read more

Trump Chops With Braves Fans Before Game 4 of World Series

Only months after calling for a boycott of Major League Baseball, former President Donald Trump did the tomahawk chop with Atlanta Braves fans at Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night. Trump stood beside his wife, Melania, as he chopped away with fans before the game between the Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros … Read more

Astros Shut Out In Pivotal World Series Game 3: Four Thoughts

On a day that started with some question as to whether or not the game would even be played, given the cold, damp weather in Atlanta, someone needed to tell the Astros’ bats that there actually was a game that took place on Friday night in Atlanta. In their most anemic offensive outing of the … Read more

Election bills caused chaos in Austin, and in Atlanta where businesses lost an All-Star Game

ATLANTA, Georgia (KTRK) — After missing out on the MLB All-Star game, Atlanta business owners are getting a bump from the World Series after election integrity bills caused controversary in Georgia and Texas this year. Barbecue is king in Texas, but it’s also popular in Georgia, and you can find at Thompson Brothers BBQ. “We … Read more

2021 World Series: Hank Aaron tribute opens up Astros-Braves Game 3 in Atlanta

The 2021 World Series is tied 1-1 after the Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros traded blowout wins in Houston. The series shifts to Atlanta for Games 3, 4, and 5. Game 3 is Friday night. Luis Garcia gets the start for Houston and will face Atlanta’s Ian Anderson. In Game 2, the Astros jumped out … Read more

Braves Throw 2-Hitter, Blank Astros 2-0 for 2-1 World Series Lead

Rookie right-hander Ian Anderson and the Braves’ bullpen took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, Austin Riley and Travis d’Arnaud drove in runs and Atlanta beat the Houston Astros 2-0 Friday night to grab a 2-1 lead in the World Series. Anderson and four relievers combined on a two-hitter. Pinch-hitter Aledmys Díaz blooped a … Read more

NAACP urges pro athletes not to sign with Texas teams over voting and abortion laws | Houston Public Media

The NAACP urges professional athletes to reconsider signing with teams in Texas in light of the state’s voting and abortion laws. The NAACP is urging athletes in major sports to consider not signing with professional teams in Texas in response to the state’s voting and abortion laws and its ban on mask requirements. Leaders of … Read more

Why are there so many Braves fans? | Houston Public Media

A Braves fan waits for an autograph during batting practice before Game 2 of baseball’s World Series between the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, in Houston. Outside Minute Maid Park before Game 2 of the World Series Wednesday night, excited home-team fans were itching to root on their Houston Astros. … Read more