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Dusty Baker's Time Is Now

Whatever happens in this World Series, the Astros manager's story is about more than the one thing it's missing.

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Tyler Matzek (68) pitches during the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game six of the 2021 NLCS at Truist Park.

Tyler Matzek's Improbable Journey to Immortality in Atlanta

The Braves erased 22 years of playoff ineptitude on Saturday thanks to a former first-round pick who crashed out of baseball just a few years ago.

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How Baker, Strom and Maldonado Seized the ALCS From Boston

Through the power of observation, the trio figured out how to flip the series from a Red Sox slugfest to an Astros World Series berth.

Oct 21, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Atlanta Braves right fielder Joc Pederson (22) wears pearls in the dugout before game five of the 2021 NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.

Pearls Before Swing: The Man Behind the Joctober Bling

Joc Pederson's necklace is the new fashion statement of the postseason. His jeweler has never seen anything like it.