Unrepentant cheaters and outdated nicknames? The Astros and Braves have attracted the ire of both fans and neutrals Adam Duvall of the Atlanta Braves celebrates after hitting a two run home run against the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series. Photograph: Elsa/Getty Images As Michael Brantley came up to bat in the fifth inning an advert for a gym flashed up on electronic hoardings with the slogan ‘Home of the Judgement Free Zone’. It could easily have served as the motto of a raucous and
Atlanta starter Charlie Morton broke his leg in Game 1 of the World Series and still pitched to three more batters in 6-2 win against Astros.
Powered by its midseason acquisitions, Atlanta cruised to a 6-2 win over Houston, but saw Charlie Morton exit with a broken fibula.