Braves Stymie Astros’ Bats Again, Bring First World Series to Atlanta in 25 Years

November 2, 2021
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The Atlanta Braves celebrate after defeating the Houston Astros in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday to clinch the team’s first title since 1995. Photograph: Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports


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MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2021


Our Game

Congratulations to Michael upon his second MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge title and first since 2015. Wes and John Woycheshin earn well-deserved podium spots thanks to their perfect Braves World Series predictions. Fun fact: Michael and Terry were the only players to not earn top score any of the three rounds.

I hope all players enjoyed this MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! and the chance to match wits with other baseball fans! Thank you for playing! ~ Michael


Standings

Overall
     
🥇 Michael Poplawski 194
🥈 Wes Zetaruk 181
🥉 John Woycheshin 177
4 John Lo 131
  Joel Palmer 131
6 Terry Appleby 60
     
World Series
     
1 Wes Zetaruk 100
  John Woycheshin 100
3 Michael Poplawski 90
4 John Lo 10
  Terry Appleby 10
  Joel Palmer 10
     
League Championship Series  
     
1 John Lo 100
2 Joel Palmer 44
  Terry Appleby 44
  Wes Zetaruk 44
5 John Woycheshin 40
  Michael Poplawski 40
     
Division Series
     
1 Joel Palmer 77
2 Michael Poplawski 64
3 Wes Zetaruk 37
  John Woycheshin 37
5 John Lo 21
6 Terry Appleby 6

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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Astros’ Small Ball Sends Series Into November, Back to Houston

October 31, 2021
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Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa celebrates his RBI single during the eighth inning in Game 5 of baseball’s World Series between the Houston Astros and Atlanta. (David J. Phillip/The Associated Press)


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MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2021 World Series Game 5


Standings

Overall  
       
1 Michael Poplawski 184  
2 Wes Zetaruk 171  
3 John Woycheshin 167  
4 John Lo 141  
  Joel Palmer 141  
6 Terry Appleby 70  
       
World Series  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 90 ATL 4-2
  John Woycheshin 90 ATL 4-2
3 Michael Poplawski 80 ATL 4-3
4 John Lo 20 HOU 4-2
  Terry Appleby 20 HOU 4-2
  Joel Palmer 20 HOU 4-2

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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Atlanta One Win Away Thanks to Seventh-Inning Solo Home Runs

October 31, 2021
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The Braves’ Jorge Soler celebrates with teammate Freddie Freeman after hitting a go-ahead home run against the Houston Astros in the seventh inning of Saturday night’s Game 4 of the World Series. Photograph: Branden Camp/EPA


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MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2021 World Series Game 4


Standings

Overall  
       
1 Michael Poplawski 174  
2 Wes Zetaruk 161  
3 John Woycheshin 157  
4 John Lo 131  
  Joel Palmer 131  
6 Terry Appleby 60  
       
World Series  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 80 ATL 4-2
  John Woycheshin 80 ATL 4-2
3 Michael Poplawski 70 ATL 4-3
4 John Lo 10 HOU 4-2
  Terry Appleby 10 HOU 4-2
  Joel Palmer 10 HOU 4-2

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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Anderson, Bullpen Dazzle as Atlanta Takes 2-1 Series Lead

October 29, 2021
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Atlanta’s Ian Anderson delivers a pitch during the first inning of his team’s 2-0 win over the Houston Astros in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)


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MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2021 World Series Game 3


Standings

Overall  
       
1 Michael Poplawski 164  
2 Wes Zetaruk 151  
3 John Woycheshin 147  
4 John Lo 141  
  Joel Palmer 141  
6 Terry Appleby 70  
       
World Series  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 70 ATL 4-2
  John Woycheshin 70 ATL 4-2
3 Michael Poplawski 60 ATL 4-3
4 John Lo 20 HOU 4-2
  Terry Appleby 20 HOU 4-2
  Joel Palmer 20 HOU 4-2

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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Astros Solve Fried, Level Series at 1-1

October 28, 2021
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Houston’s Jose Siri celebrates after scoring a run during the second inning of the Astros’ 7-2 win over Atlanta in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)


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MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2021 World Series Game 2


Standings

Overall  
       
1 John Lo 131  
2 Joel Palmer 131  
3 Michael Poplawski 104  
4 Wes Zetaruk 91  
5 John Woycheshin 87  
6 Terry Appleby 60  
       
World Series  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 10 ATL 4-2
  John Woycheshin 10 ATL 4-2
  John Lo 10 HOU 4-2
  Terry Appleby 10 HOU 4-2
  Joel Palmer 10 HOU 4-2
6 Michael Poplawski 0 ATL 4-3

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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Braves Win Game 1, Lose Morton to Injury

October 26, 2021
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Atlanta outfielder Adam Duvall celebrates with teammate Eddie Rosario after hitting a two-run home run during a 6-2 win over Houston on Tuesday. Atlanta took a 1-0 World Series lead. (Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)


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MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2021 World Series Game 1


Standings

Overall  
       
1 Michael Poplawski 154  
2 Wes Zetaruk 131  
3 John Woycheshin 127  
4 John Lo 121  
  Joel Palmer 121  
6 Terry Appleby 50  
       
World Series  
       
1 Wes Zetaruk 50 ATL 4-2
  Michael Poplawski 50 ATL 4-3
  John Woycheshin 50 ATL 4-2
4 John Lo 0 HOU 4-2
  Terry Appleby 0 HOU 4-2
  Joel Palmer 0 HOU 4-2

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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World Series Predictions

October 26, 2021

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Our Game

While the oddsmakers have made the Houston Astros a favourite, our game is split down the middle 3-3 for each team, and the winning team will reward the players that chose them to win.

Any Houston victory will result in John Lo, Joel and Terry finishing 1-2-3, with any Braves win giving us a Michael-Wes-John Woycheshin podium.

Enjoy the series… first pitch is coming right up!


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MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2021 World Series Predictions


Standings through League Championship Series

Overall  
      WS Prediction
1 John Lo 121 HOU 4-2
2 Joel Palmer 121 HOU 4-2
3 Michael Poplawski 104 ATL 4-3
4 Wes Zetaruk 81 ATL 4-2
5 John Woycheshin 77 ATL 4-2
6 Terry Appleby 50 HOU 4-2

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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World Series Prediction Form Available

October 24, 2021

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The World Series Prediction Form is available now and through the time noted on the Form.

Good luck!


Braves Book First Ticket to World Series Since 1999

October 23, 2021
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Atlanta defeated the Dodgers 4-2 at SunTrust Park in Atlanta on Saturday. The Georgia team will be going for their first Series title since 1995, when they beat Cleveland. (Michael Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Series completed Saturday

ATL 4 LAD 2
2 players (John Lo, Wes) had series winner correct
2 players (John Lo, Wes) had series score correct


Our Game

John Lo pitched a perfect League Championship Series Round with both series scores exactly right. He’s pulled level with Joel on points after two rounds in our game, and holding the potential tie-breaker, while Michael continues to hold down a prize spot.


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MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2021 League Championship Series


Standings

Overall
     
1 John Lo 121
2 Joel Palmer 121
3 Michael Poplawski 104
4 Wes Zetaruk 81
5 John Woycheshin 77
6 Terry Appleby 50
     
League Championship Series  
     
  AL: HOU 4-2 • NL: ATL 4-2
     
1 John Lo 100
2 Joel Palmer 44
  Terry Appleby 44
  Wes Zetaruk 44
5 John Woycheshin 40
  Michael Poplawski 40
     
Division Series
     
1 Joel Palmer 77
2 Michael Poplawski 64
3 Wes Zetaruk 37
  John Woycheshin 37
5 John Lo 21
6 Terry Appleby 6

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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Astros Complete Series Turnaround, Await NL Champion

October 23, 2021
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The Houston Astros defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series on Friday to advance to the World Series for the first time since 2019. Houston was propelled by starter Luis Garcia, who gave up just one hit over 5 2/3 innings with seven strikeouts. Yordan Alvarez took home ALCS MVP honors with 12 hits in six games, including a 4-for-4 performance in Game 6.

Series completed Friday

HOU 4 BOS 2
5 players had series winner correct
4 players had series score correct


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MLB Postseason Prediction Challenge! 2021 League Championship Series 10-22


 

Standings

Overall
     
1 Joel Palmer 135
2 Michael Poplawski 118
3 John Lo 117
4 John Woycheshin 91
5 Wes Zetaruk 77
6 Terry Appleby 54
     
League Championship Series  
     
  AL: HOU 4-2 • NL: ATL 3-2
     
1 John Lo 96
2 Joel Palmer 58
3 John Woycheshin 54
  Michael Poplawski 54
5 Terry Appleby 48
6 Wes Zetaruk 40

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $21.00 🥉 $9.00

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