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Division Series
American League:
Twins-Yankees, Gm 4
Red Sox-Angels, Gm 3
National League:
Dodgers-Cards, Gm 4
Astros-Braves, Gm 5

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10/11, GAME 5  Astros 12, Braves 3  Wrap >
Carlos Beltran
Astros pound Braves to win NLDS
MLB.TV ArchivesExtended HighlightsPlays of the Game
Houston's Carlos Beltran hits two home runs with five RBIs to clinch the NLDS for the Astros. Own the game >  
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 Astros win NLDS: 56K | 350K
 Beltran's RBI single: 56K | 350K
 Rafael Furcal's solo homer: 56K | 350K
 Rafael Furcal's throw: 56K | 350K
 Kent's diving play: 56K | 350K
96 HOuatl Carlos BeltranBeltran's two home runs:
Astros center fielder Carlos Beltran smashes two solo home runs against the Braves in Game 5. 56K | 350K
96 Jeff Bagwell (Astros) smacks a two run home runBagwell's two-run blast:
Houston first baseman Jeff Bagwell hits the second postseason home run of his career. 56K | 350K
Johnny EstradaJohnny Estrada's solo homer:
Braves catcher Johnny Estrada hits a solo home run in the fifth inning of Game 5 of the NLDS. 56K | 350K
96 HOUatl Jose Vizcaino who makes a nice stabVizcaino's nice stab:
Astros shortstop Jose Vizcaino makes a terrific grab on a line drive by Braves' J.D. Drew. 56K | 350K
 Stayin' Hot previews Game 5 of the NLDS: 350K

10/10, GAME 4  Braves 6, Astros 5  Wrap >
Adam LaRoche and Andruw Jones
Braves rally to edge Astros in Game 4
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Adam LaRoche's three-run home run and J.D. Drew's go-ahead RBI single gives Atlanta the Game 4 win. Own the game >  
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 Furcal scores the winning run: 56K | 350K
 Smoltz's nice play at first: 56K | 350K
 Roger Clemens' sac fly: 56K | 350K
 Andruw Jones' RBI single: 56K | 350K
 Beltran's great catch: 56K | 350K
J.  D.   Drew'sDrew's game-winning RBI:
Braves right fielder J.D. Drew hits a game-winning RBI single in the ninth inning. 56K | 350K
Adam LaRocheLaRoche's three-run homer:
Atlanta's Adam LaRoche hits his first postseason home run to tie the game in the sixth inning. 56K | 350K
96 atlHOU craig BiggioBiggio's three-run HR:
Houston's Craig Biggio smashes a three-run home run to give the Astros an early lead. 56K | 350K
96 ATLhou Russ Ortiz catches a foul ballFoul ball off the roof:
Russ Ortiz makes a great play off the roof at Minute Maid Park, but the catch doesn't count. 56K | 350K
More to watch
 Postgame press conference: 350K
 Stayin' Hot previews Game 4: 350K
 John Smoltz gets the win: 56K | 350K's Footer on Bagwell, Biggio: 56K | 350K Magazine covers Game 4: 56K | 350K

10/9, GAME 3:  Astros 8, Braves 5  Wrap >
Carlos Beltran
Astros in command after Game 3 win
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Houston's offense explodes and takes a 2-1 series lead against the Braves. Own the game >  
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 Kent slides home safely: 56K | 350K
 Johnny Estrada's solo homer: 56K | 300K
 Jeff Bagwell hit by batted ball: 56K | 350K
 Thomas' nice catch: 56K | 350K
 Andruw Jones' homer: 56K | 350K
Carlos Beltran's (hou) 2 run homerBeltran's two-run homer:
Houston outfielder smashes a home run in the first inning to give Astros an early 2-0 lead. 56K | 350K
Casey Stern in Magazine:'s Casey Stern enjoyed some time at fun-filled Minute Maid Park. 56K | 350K
Brandon Backe ReelBacke's highlights:
Watch the highlights of Brandon Backe's performance in Game 4. 56K | 350K
Jeff Kent's (hou) rbi doubleKent's RBI double:
Jeff Kent hits a crucial RBI double in the fifth inning for the Astros. 56K | 350K
 Postgame press conference: 350K
 Stayin' Hot previews Game 3: 350K

10/7, GAME 2:  Braves 4, Astros 2  Wrap >
Rafael Furcal is greeted by teammates after hitting a two-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the 11th.
Braves even NLDS with walk-off win
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Rafael Furcal hits a home run in the 11th inning and Atlanta takes Game 2. Own the game >  
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 Lidge tags out Furcal at home: 56K | 350K
 Chavez goes deep in third: 56K | 350K
96 houATL Rafael FurcalFurcal's game-winning homer:
Braves shortstop hits a walk-off home run to win Game 2 of the NLDS. 56K | 350K
96 HOUatl Jeff BagwellBagwell's solo homer in first
Astros strike first with a solo home run by Jeff Bagwell. 56K | 350K
Rafael FurcalPostgame press conference
Watch what the players and coaches have to say after Game 2 of the NLDS. 350K
Houston Astros starting pitcher Roy Oswalt delivers a first inning pitch to the Atlanta Braves during the second game of their National League division series at Turner Field in Atlanta.Game 2 preview
Stayin' Hot previews Game 2 of the NLDS. 350K

10/6, GAME 1:  Astros 9, Braves 3  Wrap >
Roger Clemens pitches against the Atlanta Braves during Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series.
Astros claim Game 1 in resounding fashion
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Houston uses four homers to back Roger Clemens and dispatch Atlanta in the NLDS opener.
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 Lane's homer and catch: 56K | 350K
 Ausmus' homer: 56K | 350K
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Beltran HRBeltran's homer
Carlos Beltran hits his first postseason home run in Game 1 of the NLDS. 56K | 350K
Berkman HRBerkman's homer
Astros outfielder crushes a two-run homer off Braves' starter Jaret Wright. 56K | 350K
96 HOUatl Craig BiggioBiggio's lunging catch
Houston's left fielder reaches back and snags a potential extra-base hit. 56K | 350K
Jaret WrightGame 1 preview
Stayin' Hot previews Game 1 of the NLDS. 350K

How they got here: Recap the surprising late season surge that led to the NL wildcard.
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Oct. 3: Brandon Backe pitched the game of his life as Houston clinched the wildcard berth. 56K | 350K
Aug. 31: Back-to-back-to-back homers key an 8-0 win over Cincinnati. 56K | 350K
Aug. 19: The Astros turn a 5-4-3 triple play against Philadelphia. 56K | 350K
June 27: Carlos Beltran makes a great catch to rob a home run in a 1-0 win over Texas. 56K | 350K
May 5: Roger Clemens passes Steve Carlton on the all-time strikeout list. 56K | 350K
Apr. 7: Roger Clemens make his Houston debut and faces Barry Bonds in a matchup of future Hall of Famers. 56K | 350K
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How they got here: A look back at Atlanta's run to 96 victories and the NL East crown in 2004.
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Sept. 29: Manager Bobby Cox earned his 2,000th career victory. 56K | 350K
Sept. 24: The Braves clinch their 13th consecutive division title. 56K | 350K
Aug. 18: J.D. Drew and Marcus Giles produced a perfect relay with two outs in the ninth. 56K | 350K
July 2: Nick Green drilled a three-run, walk-off homer in the 12th inning to beat the Red Sox. 56K | 350K
June 1: Back-to-back homers completed a four-run, two-out, ninth-inning rally over Montreal. 56K | 350K
Apr. 18: Johnny Estrada's two-out, 10th-inning double ended a 3-2 win over Florida. 56K | 350K
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