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Brewers blank Dodgers, go up 2-1 in NLCS

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LOS ANGELES (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers know they can count on their intimidating bullpen to get outs. They may not have been expecting a twice-demoted shortstop to generate so much offense.

Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter and Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer in a 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday that gave Milwaukee a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series.

Los Angeles loaded the bases against Jeremy Jeffress in the ninth inning, but the struggling closer shut the door. He struck out Yasmani Grandal and pinch-hitter Brian Dozier to complete Milwaukee's third shutout in six playoff games this year.

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Braves' Snitker gets 2-year extension

ATLANTA (AP) Brian Snitker has a two-year contract for only the second time in his 43 years with the Braves.

It's little wonder that Snitker, who turns 63 on Wednesday, said Monday he never assumed he'd be asked to return as manager even after leading Atlanta to a surprise NL East division title and its first playoff berth since 2013.

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Red Sox ace Sale released from hospital

HOUSTON (AP) Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale will be back with his teammates for Game 3 of the AL Championship Series after an overnight stay in a hospital because of a stomach illness.

Boston said it planned to wait until he rejoins the team in Houston on Tuesday before deciding when the lanky lefty will get back on the mound.

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Cubs hire Texas' Iapoce as hitting coach

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs are turning to a familiar face to help with their inconsistent offense.

Chicago hired Anthony Iapoce as its hitting coach on Monday, replacing the fired Chili Davis. The 45-year-old Iapoce was a special assistant in the Cubs' front office for three years from 2013-15, helping several of their current position players while overseeing the club's minor league hitting program.

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Bregman trolls Eovaldi after Game 2 loss

HOUSTON (AP) Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros are brimming with confidence, even after a Game 2 AL Championship Series defeat to the Boston Red Sox.

For proof, just see Bregman's social media feed.

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Dodgers' Grandal's woes extend to Game 3

LOS ANGELES (AP) When the Dodger Stadium crowd wasn't booing Yasmani Grandal or chanting his backup's name, the fans largely sat in a disappointed hush while the Milwaukee Brewers' pitching staff mowed down their team.

The Dodgers' miserable Monday night only got more intriguing after the Brewers' 4-0 victory in Game 3 of the NL Championship Series, when Enrique Hernandez wondered aloud why his team and its fans didn't come to play.

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Blue Jays, Brewers to play 2 in Montreal

TORONTO (AP) The Blue Jays play pre-season games in Montreal for the sixth straight year, closing their exhibition schedule at Olympic Stadium against Milwaukee on March 25 and 26.

Next year's games between Toronto and the Brewers will mark the 50th anniversary of the first games of the Montreal Expos, who moved to Washington and became the Nationals after the 2004 season.

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Red Sox bounce back to tie ALCS at 1-1

BOSTON (AP) David Price went home a winner in a postseason start for the first time in his career.

That, he insisted, is all he ever cared about.

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Cole off in 2nd playoff start as Astro

BOSTON (AP) Gerrit Cole struggled at the beginning of his second playoff start with the Houston Astros.

By the time he recovered, it was too late. Boston was well on its way to a big win.

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