World Series

World Series

Mia Welsh

          As baseball fans know it’s time for the World Series! This year we have the Houston Astros vs. the Atlanta Braves. The Braves have not been in the world series since 1999 and haven’t won since 1996, Now the Astros on the other hand were in the world series back in 2017 (when they cheated and won.) 

          The Braves won their division which is the NL West with 88 wins and 73 losses. In the playoffs, they went on to play the Milwaukee Brewers who had won their division the NL central with 95 wins and 67 losses. In the Divisional Series, the Braves beat the Brewers with 3 wins and 1 loss. Then they played the Dodgers who had 106 wins and 56 losses which got them 2nd place in the NL West, then won the wild card against the St. Louis Cardinals, and then went on to beat the Giants in the NLDS. The Braves beat the Dodgers in the NLCS (National League Champion Series). With 4 wins and 2 losses. Which got the Braves to the World Series.

          The Astros won the AL West division with 95 wins and 67 losses. They first played the White Sox who won the AL central with 93 wins and 69 losses. They played each other in the ALDS (American League Divisional Series) and the Astros won with 3 wins out of the 4 games they played. Then they beat the Red Sox in the ALCS who had gotten 2nd place in their division the AL East with 92 wins and 70 losses. They beat the Red Sox with 4 wins and 2 losses. 

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