Braves take Game 2 of NLDS; tie series against St. Louis

Adding another chapter to his remarkable turnaround season, Mike Foltynewicz threw seven crisp innings before pinch-hitter Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer that carried the Atlanta Braves to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, evening the NL Division Series at one game apiece.

Turner's slam helps Nats sweep Phils, clinch wild card

WASHINGTON (AP) - Trea Turner's go-ahead grand slam in the sixth inning lifted Washington to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies for a doubleheader sweep Tuesday that helped the Nationals clinch an NL wild card, capping quite a turnaround for a team that was 19-31 in late May.

Rendon, Nats win doubleheader opener 4-1, eliminate Phillies

WASHINGTON (AP) - Anthony Rendon drove in Washington's first two runs with a pair of sacrifice flies to raise his major league-leading RBIs total to 124, and the Nationals moved closer to clinching an NL wild-card berth by winning a doubleheader opener against the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 Tuesday.

Indians beat Phillies 5-2, remain 2nd in AL wild card

CLEVELAND (AP) - Carlos Carrasco got his first save in five years, and the Cleveland Indians beat Philadelphia 5-2 Friday night to maintain position for the second AL wild card and damage the Phillies' playoff chances.

Acuña hits 40th HR, Braves clinch tie for first in NL East

Ronald Acuña Jr. became the second-youngest player in baseball history to hit 40 homers in a season, Freddie Freeman also drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves clinched at least a tie for first place in the NL East with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.