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Ryan Klesko congratulates Andruw Jones during the Braves' five-run sixth inning. AP

Great Eight

Braves back in NLCS after bouncing Houston

The NLCS is once again the home of the Braves. With a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros, the Atlanta Braves reached the league championship series for the eighth consecutive time. They will play the Mets, who finished off the Diamondbacks to reach their first league championship series since 1988. Boston's slim pennant hopes stayed alive -- they drilled the Indians 9-3 at Fenway Park to force a Game 4.
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  • SI's Cannella: Astros-Braves Preview
  • Batter vs. Pitcher: See how the teams match up

  • Houston happy to bid Astrodome goodbye
    The Astros hope that they experience better playoff luck once they move to a grass infield in their new stadium next season.
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    Jordan drives in five runs as Braves beat Astros in 12
    Tight defense and timely play from Jordan. That was the Chicago Bulls' blueprint to success and it worked just fine for Atlanta.
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    Millwood's masterpiece gets Braves back on track
    Millwood threw the first postseason one-hitter in 32 years as Atlanta hammered Houston 5-1 in Game 2 to even the series.
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    Astros turn the table on Braves
    Greg Maddux has won four Cy Youngs -- Houston's Shane Reynolds has four winning seasons. But it was Reynolds who was masterful.
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    Jones focused on carrying Braves to World Series
    Chipper Jones has enjoyed an MVP-type year, but the Atlanta third baseman is concentrating on preventing an October slump.
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    Cox: The forgotten man behind the Braves dynasty
    Bobby Cox has led the Braves to eight straight division titles, but he has been named NL Manager of the Year just once.
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    Houston 6, Atlanta 1
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