Atlanta's Game 2 starter said, "We'll see how I feel over the next couple days," as the Braves look at pitching solutions in the wake of Charlie Morton's broken leg.
Jose Altuve scored the first run of the night, then tallied the final one on a home run that moved him into a tie for second in postseason homers, as the Astros evened the World Series against the Braves.
A big early inning, Altuve's historic homer and Jose Urquidy's seven-strikeout performance send Houston to Game 2 win.
Atlanta's 6-2 victory over Houston in Game 1 of the World Series drew an average of 10,811,000 viewers, up 17.5% from last year's record low.
Tucker Davidson, who had a 3.60 ERA in four starts this season with the Braves, has been added to the team's World Series roster in place of injured pitcher Charlie Morton.
Would you fire your coach to hire Mike Tomlin if he became available? We play Real or Not Real to answer that question...and callers weigh in on the subject. Hall of Famer Tom Glavine joins to talk about Charlie Morton's toughness and the Braves taking Game 1 of the World Series.
Charlie Morton threw 16 pitches and struck out Jose Altuve on a fractured leg...so what's the toughest thing you've seen an athlete do? Tim Legler joins and says Steph Curry is going to win the NBA MVP. Jean-Jacques Taylor joins to talk about why now is the time for Lamar Jackson to get his contract extension.
The Braves win Game 1 of the World Series, Green Bay loses both Davante Adams & Allen Lazard to the COVID-19 list before their Thursday Night matchup with the Cardinals, and Roger Goodell says there's not enough information on Deshaun Watson to make a decision yet. Plus, Domonique Foxworth joins the show to talk about Mike Tomlin turning down USC and Tom Brady saying defensive players are dumb.
Atlanta's ace defied pain tolerance and set the tone for his team by pitching until his leg gave out. Here's why his postgame message to teammates was "I'm sorry."
"We have the knack of bouncing back after losses," Houston manager Dusty Baker said after his team dropped Game 1 of the World Series to Atlanta on Tuesday night.
Braves ace Charlie Morton was hit by a comebacker in the second inning, leading to his Game 1 exit and the end of his season.
Atlanta's ace is lost for the rest of the World Series, but the bullpen -- despite a few threats -- found a way to limit the hot Houston offense to just two runs.
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said the Native American community in and around Atlanta should have the say on whether the Braves' tomahawk chop gesture is appropriate.
The Braves added right-hander Kyle Wright and outfielder Terrance Gore to their roster ahead of Game 1 of the World Series, while the Astros added Marwin Gonzalez in place of injured outfielder Jake Meyers.
As an unexpected Fall Classic matchup begins, here's what will decide this October's last team standing.
The face of the Braves has also been the picture of consistency. Now, with free agency raising the possibility that this will be his first and last World Series with Atlanta, the reigning NL MVP brings his steady habits to the game's biggest stage.