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FILE - In this February 2020 file photo, Cleveland Indians' Shane Bieber poses for a photo during baseball spring training in Goodyear, Ariz. Bieber won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday night, Nov. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File)

Cleveland’s Bieber, Cincinnati’s Bauer win Cy Young Awards

Cleveland’s Bieber, Cincinnati’s Bauer win Cy Young Awards

 

FILE - In this 2020 file photo, Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly poses for a photo. Mattingly won the NL Manager of the Year award on Tuesday night. Mattingly guided the Marlins to their first playoff appearance since 2003 despite dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak that paused their season and ravaged the roster. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Kevin Cash, Don Mattingly win Manager of the Year awards

Kevin Cash, Don Mattingly win Manager of the Year awards

 

Arenado, Gordon each win 8th Gold Glove; Betts gets 5th

Arenado, Gordon each win 8th Gold Glove; Betts gets 5th

 

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts, right, hits a home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning in Game 6 of the baseball World Series in Arlington, Texas. New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom is going for his third consecutive NL Cy Young Award, and Dodgers' Mookie Betts could become the second player to win the MVP award in each league. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Mookie Betts, Jacob deGrom in the mix for historic NL awards

Mookie Betts, Jacob deGrom in the mix for historic NL awards

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts, right, hits a home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning in Game 6 of the baseball World Series in Arlington, Texas. New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom is going for his third consecutive NL Cy Young Award, and Dodgers' Mookie Betts could become the second player to win the MVP award in each league. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes celebrates the final out by Tampa Bay Rays’ Willy Adames to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

World Series TV ratings average drops 32% below previous low

An average of 12,627,000 viewers

  • Oct 29, 2020
Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes celebrates the final out by Tampa Bay Rays’ Willy Adames to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, Turner tests positive

Turner returns to the diamond about an hour after the game

  • Oct 28, 2020
Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts celebrates after a home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning in Game 6 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Best Betts: Dodgers win first World Series title since 1988

Best Betts: Dodgers win first World Series title since 1988

Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts celebrates after a home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning in Game 6 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning in Game 3 of the baseball World Series Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning in Game 3 of the baseball World Series Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe rounds the bases after a home run off Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Tony Gonsolin during the first inning in Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Lowe homers twice, Rays hold off Dodgers 6-4 to even Series

Lowe homers twice, Rays hold off Dodgers 6-4 to even Series

Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe rounds the bases after a home run off Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Tony Gonsolin during the first inning in Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw warms up before Game 1 of the baseball World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Kershaw, LA stars shine, Dodgers top Rays 8-3 in WS opener

Kershaw, LA stars shine, Dodgers top Rays 8-3 in WS opener

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw warms up before Game 1 of the baseball World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
The Los Angeles Dodgers line up during during the national anthem and a fly over before Game 1 of the baseball World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Pandemic World Series draws smallest crowd in over century

Pandemic World Series draws smallest crowd in over century

The Los Angeles Dodgers line up during during the national anthem and a fly over before Game 1 of the baseball World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Members of the Los Angeles Dodgers stand during the national anthem before Game 7 of a baseball National League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Most of the seats of a new $1.2 billion, 40,518-capacity will be empty among the smallest crowd to view a World Series game in more than a century. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Few fans, masked umps, muted celebrations for World Series

Few fans, masked umps, muted celebrations for World Series

Members of the Los Angeles Dodgers stand during the national anthem before Game 7 of a baseball National League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Most of the seats of a new $1.2 billion, 40,518-capacity will be empty among the smallest crowd to view a World Series game in more than a century. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier grimaces after being hit by a pitch from Houston Astros pitcher Enoli Paredes during the sixth inning in Game 3 of a baseball American League Championship Series, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

World Series notebook: Ailing CFs ready for Game 1 in Texas

World Series notebook: Ailing CFs ready for Game 1 in Texas

Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier grimaces after being hit by a pitch from Houston Astros pitcher Enoli Paredes during the sixth inning in Game 3 of a baseball American League Championship Series, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Houston Astros pitcher Andre Scrubb walks off after being relieved during the seventh inning in Game 6 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Springer, Valdéz help Astros top Rays 7-4, force ALCS Game 7

Springer, Valdéz help Astros top Rays 7-4, force ALCS Game 7

Houston Astros pitcher Andre Scrubb walks off after being relieved during the seventh inning in Game 6 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. falls at first base during the sixth inning in Game 4 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Braves 1 win from WS after 10-2 win over Dodgers in NLCS G4

Braves 1 win from WS after 10-2 win over Dodgers in NLCS G4

Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. falls at first base during the sixth inning in Game 4 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Tampa Bay Rays' Austin Meadows tosses his helmet after flying out during the ninth inning in Game 5 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Correa hits walkoff homer to keep Astros alive in ALCS

Correa hits walkoff homer to keep Astros alive in ALCS

Tampa Bay Rays' Austin Meadows tosses his helmet after flying out during the ninth inning in Game 5 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy (13) celebrates his grand slam home run during the first inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dodgers huge 1st in 15-3 win over Braves in NLCS

Dodgers huge 1st in 15-3 win over Braves in NLCS

Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy (13) celebrates his grand slam home run during the first inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
The New York Yankees look on during the ninth inning in Game 5 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Hal Steinbrenner apologizes to Yankees fans, just like dad

Hal Steinbrenner apologizes to Yankees fans, just like dad

The New York Yankees look on during the ninth inning in Game 5 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw watches during the fourth inning in Game 2 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Freeman, Albies HR again, Braves hang on for 2-0 NLCS lead

Freeman, Albies HR again, Braves hang on for 2-0 NLCS lead

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw watches during the fourth inning in Game 2 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Margot’s homer, catch highlight Rays’ 4-2 win over Astros

Margot’s homer, catch highlight Rays’ 4-2 win over Astros