Braves sweep into NLCS, await winner of Dodgers vs. Padres — Press Telegram

HOUSTON — Rookie Kyle Wright dazzled for six innings in his postseason debut, and the Atlanta Braves rode their superb pitching to beat the Miami Marlins 7-0 Thursday for a three-game sweep and their first trip to the National League Championship Series since 2001. Atlanta had lost eight straight Division Series, including in each of…

Braves sweep into NLCS, await winner of Dodgers vs. Padres — Press Telegram

Dodgers and Padres ready to exchange punches again — Press Telegram

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Dodgers were cruising through their abbreviated schedule in mid-September when they went to San Diego to start their final road trip of the regular season. Invigorated by their GM’s shopping spree at the trade deadline, the Padres had closed to within 2 1/2 games of the Dodgers. It was only 1…

Dodgers and Padres ready to exchange punches again — Press Telegram

Dodgers Dave Roberts indicates closer will be chosen on a case-by-case basis — Daily News

ARLINGTON, Texas >> When is a closer not a closer? It looks like the Dodgers are trying to find out this postseason. The Dodgers’ all-time saves leader — regular season (312) and postseason (17) — Kenley Jansen was not on the mound in the ninth inning of Game 2 in the Wild Card Series. Dodgers…

Dodgers Dave Roberts indicates closer will be chosen on a case-by-case basis — Daily News