MLB award finalists out: Justin Verlander vying for 3rd career Cy Young
LAS VEGAS -- The finalists are out for the biggest awards in baseball and few of the names should be surprising. Justin Verlander is one of three finalists for the American League Cy Young Award, which would be the third of his career and his second since being traded from the Detroit Tigers to the Houston Astros in 2017. AL Cy Young: RHP Dylan Cease, White Sox; RHP Alek Manoah, Blue Jays; and RHP Justin Verlander, Astros. NL Cy Young: RHP Sandy Alcantara, Marlins; LHP Max Fried, Braves; and LHP Julio Urías, Dodgers. Managers of the Year will be released on Nov. 15, Cy Young Awards on Nov. 16 and MVP awards on Nov. 17.mlive.com
Yanks' Judge, 5 Braves among players headed to arbitration
New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge and five players from the World Series champion Atlanta Braves are among the players who are headed toward salary arbitration hearings that will occur during the regular season after failing to agree to contracts for 2022.
Atlanta Braves are 2021 World Series champs after beating Houston Astros, 7-0, in Game 6
Jorge Soler, Freddie Freeman and the Braves breezed to their first World Series championship since 1995, hammering the Houston Astros 7-0 Tuesday night in Game 6. Not a broken leg sustained by starter Charlie Morton in the World Series opener. For 72-year-old Houston manager Dusty Baker, a disappointment. The Braves couldn’t convert a three games-to-one advantage over the Dodgers in the NL Championship Series last year. A World Series winner as a player and a highly respected figure on and off the field, he wasn’t able to check the final box on his resume as a championship skipper.mlive.com
Soler, Braves overcome Morton injury, top Astros in Game 1
Making his first start since testing positive for COVID-19, Jorge Soler became the first player to begin a World Series with a home run and the Atlanta Braves, despite the loss of pitcher Charlie Morton to a broken leg, hushed the Houston Astros 6-2 in Game 1.
How to watch Toronto Blue Jays vs. Atlanta Braves (5/12/21) -- MLB | Channel, Stream, Time
In game two of their three-game set, the Toronto Blue Jays and Atlanta Braves will meet in interleague play Wednesday night. In their meeting on Tuesday, the Blue Jays came away with the 5-3 win, much thanks to a three-run rally in the top-8th. The wins marks the fourth win this season for Toronto over Atlanta, as the Blue Jays swept the Braves at the end of April in a home set at their home-away-from-home in Dunedin, Florida. With a 17-18 record, they are currently 2.5 games back of the National League East-leading New York Mets. What: MLB BaseballWho: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Atlanta BravesWhen: Wednesday, May 12Time: 7:20 PM ETWhere: Truist Park (Atlanta, Ga.)Stream: ESPN+mlive.com