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Bumpy road for Nationals manager leads to 'beautiful place'

Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez kisses the NLCS trophy after Game 4 of the baseball National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Washington. The Nationals won 7-4 to win the series 4-0. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Bumpy road for Nationals manager leads to 'beautiful place'

Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez congratulates starting pitcher Max Scherzer after getting through the seventh inning of Game 2 of the baseball National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Bumpy road for Nationals manager leads to 'beautiful place'

Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez celebrates after Game 4 of the baseball National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in Washington. The Nationals won 7-4 to win the series 4-0. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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Security officers pursue pro-democracy lawmaker Au Nok-hin, center, as he leaps across desks to chase Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as Lam leaves a question and answer session with lawmakers at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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NLCS sweep puts damper on Cardinals' 92-win season

St. Louis Cardinals’ Yadier Molina shows pain after being hit by a pitch during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League Championship Series against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday in Washington.

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ALCS Game 4 postponed for rain, Yanks-Astros resume Thursday

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve celebrates with teammates after their 4-1 win against the New York Yankees Tuesday. Game 4 of the AL Championship Series scheduled for tonight has been postponed because of rain in the forecast.

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Cole pitches Astros past Yankees 4-1 for 2-1 lead in ALCS

Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers a pitch during the first inning of Game 3 of the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees on Tuesday in New York. Houston won, 4-1.

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Yankees, Astros plan all relievers in ALCS Game 4 vs. Astros

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Cole, Astros beat Rays 6-1 in ALDS Game 5; Yankees next

Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole celebrates after a seventh-inning out during Game 5 of their American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday in Houston. The Astros won, 6-1, to clinch the series, 3-2.

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Cards manager apologizes after curse-filled rant goes viral

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt listens to a question during a news conference on Thursday in St. Louis. The Cardinals will face the Washington Nationals in Game 1 of the NLCS Friday in St. Louis.

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Germany probes synagogue suspect, pledges better security

A body lies on a road in Halle, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 after a shooting incident. A gunman fired several shots on Wednesday in German city of Halle and at least two got killed, according to local media FOCUS online. The gunman is on the run and police have sealed off the surrounding area. (Sebastian Willnow/dpa via AP)

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Power outages begin in California amid hot, windy weather

Armando Espinoza delivers paper products to a cafe in downtown Sonoma, Calif., where power is turned off, on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. Pacific Gas & Electric has cut power to more than half a million customers in Northern California hoping to prevent wildfires during dry, windy weather throughout the region. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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Braves back in Atlanta, where other teams come to celebrate

Atlanta Braves players watch from the dugout after losing, 5-4, in 10 innings in Game 4 of their National League Division Series on Monday in St. Louis. Game 5 is tonight in Atlanta.

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Strasburg vs. Buehler as Nats, Dodgers decide NLDS in Game 5

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg yells during the sixth inning in Game 2 of the baseball team's National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Swept out of playoffs, Twins still proud of 101-win season

Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz connects for a solo home run during Game 1 their American League Division Series against the New York Yankees on Oct. 4. The Twins lost the series, 3-0.

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MLB playoffs roundup: Scherzer, Zimmerman lead Nats past LA 6-1 to force Game 5

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Colin Rea

Cascade, Iowa, native Colin Rea established career highs in victories (14-4), innings pitched (148) and strikeouts (120) while earning the Pacific Coast League’s Pitcher of the Year award this season for the Iowa Cubs.

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Molina wins it in 10th, Cards top Braves 5-4, Game 5 next

St. Louis Cardinals’ Yadier Molina celebrates after hitting a sacrifice fly to score Kolten Wong and defeat the Atlanta Braves in Game 4 of the National League Division Series on Monday in St. Louis. The Cardinals won, 5-4.

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Police look for 2 men in Kansas bar shooting that killed 4

David Thevo, who lives near Tequila KC Bar, reacts outside the bar following a shooting, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Kansas City, Kansas. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP)

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Gregorius, Yanks stagger Twins again, lead ALDS 2-0

Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Tyler Duffey reacts after giving up a grand slam home run to the New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius (18) during the third inning of Game 2 of their American League Division Series on Saturday in New York. The Yankees won, 8-2, to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series.

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Strasburg, Scherzer pitch Nats past Dodgers to even NLDS

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the eighth inning in Game 2 of their National League Division Series on Fridayin Los Angeles. Both of Washington’s top pitchers have thrown in relief in the first two games of the series, which shifts to Washington tonight, tied at 1-1.

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Foltynewicz, Duvall lead Braves to 3-0 win over Cardinals

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Mark Melancon reacts after he struck out St. Louis Cardinal’ Kolten Wong to end Game 2 of the National League Division Series on Friday in Atlanta. The Braves won, 3-0.

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Thousands protest mask ban as HK leader toughens stance

Protesters hide behind umbrellas as they form a barricade to block a road in Hong Kong on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. Thousands of protesters in masks are streaming into Hong Kong streets after the territory's leader invoked rarely used emergency powers to ban masks at rallies. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Cardinals score 4 in 9th, hold off Braves 7-6 in NLDS opener

St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Marcell Ozuna (23) celebrates his two-run double against the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning during Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Thursday in Atlanta.

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Yanks-Twins: the Bronx Bombers vs. the Bomba Squad

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios walks the field on Thursday at Yankee Stadium in New York. The New York Yankees will host the Twins in the first game of an American League Division Series today.

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MLB: Braves’ Acuña, Freeman healthy for Game 1 against Cardinals

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Yelich watches helplessly as Brewers fall short again

Milwaukee Brewers’ Christian Yelich (third from left) sits in the dugout in the fifth inning of the National League wild card game against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday in Washington.

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Low-budget Rays, A's meet in AL wild card game at Oakland

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Cubs coaches Loretta, Venable being considered for manager

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David Ross on list of possible candidates for Cubs manager

Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein gives a closing news conference for the season at Wrigley Field on Monday. The Cubs are looking for a new manager after missing the postseason.

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Young Chicago White Sox see big turnaround coming

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'Mad Max' carries playoff skid into Brew-Nats wild-card game


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