Astros will look to even series with Braves in Game 2
Atlanta Braves (88-73, first in the NL East) vs. Houston Astros (95-67, first in the AL West)
World Series 2021 - Braves' Charlie Morton threw 16 pitches on a broken leg -- and then apologized it wasn't more
Atlanta's ace defied pain tolerance and set the tone for his team by pitching until his leg gave out. Here's why his postgame message to teammates was "I'm sorry."
Houston Astros 'very confident' despite dropping Game 1 of World Series to Atlanta Braves, manager Dusty Baker says
"We have the knack of bouncing back after losses," Houston manager Dusty Baker said after his team dropped Game 1 of the World Series to Atlanta on Tuesday night.
How big a loss is Charlie Morton for the Braves?
Tim Kurkjian marvels at Charlie Morton's ability to pitch with a broken leg, and speculates how the Braves will adjust their rotation to deal with his absence for the remainder of the World Series.
Braves take down Astros in Game 1 of the World Series
The Braves start fast in Game 1 of the World Series and don't look back en route to a 6-2 win over the Astros.
MLB World Series 2021 -- Braves turn on power, Charlie Morton breaks his leg and other big moments in Game 1 win over Astros
Atlanta's ace is lost for the rest of the World Series, but the bullpen -- despite a few threats -- found a way to limit the hot Houston offense to just two runs.