Even their wild-card series came against a sub-.500 Brewers team, then they beat a Padres team basically without its top two starting pitchers. 7 p.m. The Rays are hitting just .200 in the series -- and one guy, Randy Arozarena, has done most of the damage. They haven't been able to string together many rallies unless a home run is included. • Why Braves are big threat to Dodgers » Latest on Houston Astros starting pitcher Framber Valdez including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN • ¿Astros? He catches a lot of heat from Dodgers fans, and some of his decisions in postseasons past have been questionable, but this one has been on the players. This team will need strong performances from its trio of top-tier starters -- Snell, Glasnow and Morton -- to make a deep run this postseason. In the NLCS, the kid outdueled the future Hall of Famer, with Atlanta's Bryse Wilson getting the win and Dodgers great Clayton Kershaw taking the loss as the Braves secured a 3-1 series lead with a 10-2 victory. • Previa SCLA: Rays vs. Astros » And, as Forrest Gump said, that's all I have to say about that. Instant classic. Now the Twins have to summon the mental fortitude to ignore those 16 years of history and hit the ball over the fence -- or just get a hit with a runner in scoring position after going 0-for-7 in Game 1. The thing is, that's the Rays' modus operandi -- and, frankly, they're better-equipped to do it. Bellinger's home run robbery, plucking what would have been a go-ahead shot by Tatis in the seventh inning of Game 2 of the National League Division Series, kept the Padres at bay -- barely -- and will take its place in Dodgers lore, particularly if L.A. wins it all. Creo que ejecuté bien mis lanzamientos. Arozarena went deep again Thursday in Game 5 of the ALCS, his third homer of the series giving him 13 since Sept. 1 (tied with George Springer for the most in baseball). Braves-Dodgers: Braves 78.8% to advance, NL: Braves 41.5%, Dodgers 15.2% Además de ser el primer lanzador de Houston que abanica a tres en un primer inning de postemporada, es el primer lanzador de Grandes Ligas que lo hace con 11 o menos lanzamientos desde el 2000. 2 Atlanta Braves (TBD) vs. No. Well, it's not quite October yet, but the Yankees are guaranteed to play at least one game in that month, as the team that won 10 straight in mid-September surfaced to beat the AL's best pitcher in Game 1. Here's a breakdown of the games, some numbers to know, a hot take of the day and more as you prep for Friday. Tampa Bay, Kansas City Royals, Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals, Arizona Diamondbacks y Milwaukee Brewers fueron algunas de las organizaciones que ofrecieron contratos a Valdez, para luego disolverlos por los resultados de sus pruebas médicas.