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LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Playoff Power Rankings: Everything you need to know about baseball's final four

Who has the edge in the ALCS and NLCS? We break down each team's strengths and weaknesses -- and the storylines that could determine their fate.

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Who's going to the World Series? Our LCS predictions

There are just four teams left in the MLB playoffs. Here's who we think is headed to the World Series -- and what we've gotten right ... and wrong so far.

ASTROS TAKE GAME 1

LEAD ALCS 1-0

Homers from Altuve, Correa lift Astros to Game 1 win

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IS PLAYOFF FORMAT FLAWED?

Stephen A.: Dodgers-Braves should have been a divisional series

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MIKE SHILDT'S FIRING

Cardinals fans deserve a better explanation for Mike Shildt firing

Cardinals GM John Mozeliak blamed "philosophical differences" for Shildt's unexpected dismissal in St. Louis. Whatever that means, it's not enough for this franchise.

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Was Mike Shildt's last decision the reason for his firing?

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