Lead Story - 1/22/2019
World Series: Braves vs Mariners Game 5 Wed 1/23 8amWorld Series: 3 Seattle Mariners at 3 Atlanta Braves
Game 1: Braves dominate and win 8-3, as Olerud sits out for the Mariners with injury. Braves hand Randy Johnson the loss.
Game 2: Mariners win 8-3, same score as Game 1, with 5-21 Freddy Garcia on the mound, in spite of being outhit by the Braves. Series tied going back to Seattle
Game 3: Mariners ride the wave of momentum from game 2, win 9-1 with King Felix as the starter.
Game 4: Braves led 6-4, but their bullpen couldn’t hold the lead. Mariners score two in the bottom of the 7th to tie it up, then Buehner hits a walk off HR against Kimbrel in the bottom of the ninth to break a 6-6 tie and help the Mariners to a 3-1 series lead.
3 Seattle Mariners at 1 Boston Red Sox
Home team has won every game so far,
Mariners win in 7 after being down 2-0 to the best team in the league (by power rank and record)
4 Chicago Cubs at 3 Atlanta Braves
After being down 1-0 and then 2-1, the Braves take 2 games in Chicago, then win game 6 at home to finish off the Cubs in six games. Braves win series 4-2
4 OAK Athletics at 1 BOS Red Sox Red Sox win series 3-0
3 Seattle Mariners at 2 DET Tigers Mariners pull of upset, winning the series in 5 games
4 CHI Cubs at 1 MIL Brewers Cubs upset their division rival, win series 3-1
3 ATL Braves at 2 LA Dodgers Braves win the first two games of series on the road, then close out game 4, to win series 3-1.
Game 163: Tampa Bay Rays @ Toronto Blue Jays
Rays win on the road, 4-2
5 Tampa Bay Rays at 4 Oakland Athletics
A’s get 3 RBIs from Matt Olson, including a HR to seal a 4-1 victory
5 Philadelphia Phillies at 4 Chicago Cubs
After 15 scoreless innings, the Cubs scored and won 1-0 in the bottom of the 16th inning.
1 BOS Red Sox (102-60)
2 DET Tigers (101-59)
3 SEA Mariners (85-77)
4 OAK Athletics (84-78)
5 TB Rays (83-80)
1 MIL Brewers (92-70, +161 RD)
2 LA Dodgers (92-70, + 14 RD)
3 ATL Braves (90-72)
4 CHI Cubs (91-71)
5 PHI Phillies (86-76)