World Series

Braves Win first World Series since 1995

HOUSTON (AP) — Max Fried got stomped on in the first inning, then delivered the best start of the entire World Series for the champion Braves. Fried got 18 outs against the 19 batters faced after his right ankle got stepped on by Michael Brantley’s rubber cleat in the first inning. Fried became the pitcher in this World Series to…

Braves win Game Three of World Series via Shutout

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley keeps coming up with one clutch hit after another on baseball’s biggest stage. Riley drove in the first run of the Atlanta Braves’ 2-0 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 3 of the World Series. The Braves are now up 2-1 in the Series, two wins away from their first championship since 1995. Their…

Alabama falls short in World Series with second loss to Florida State

OKLAHOMA CITY – Alabama softball’s season came to an end Monday night at the Women’s College World Series, falling to Florida State, 8-5, in the semifinal round. Alabama (53-9) fell behind early on a three-run home run from Florida State (48-11-1) in the first inning and the Seminoles continued to drive in runs with one in the second and four…

Alabama falls to NC State in Regional Opener

RUSTON, La. – Alabama suffered an 8-1 loss to No. 16 NC State in the opening round of the NCAA Ruston Regional on Friday afternoon at J.C. Love Field. The loss moves UA to the elimination game on Saturday and sets the Tide at 31-25 on the season. NC State totaled nine hits in the game, all of which went…