ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Baby Braves still have some growing up to do, although they’re getting closer. Another baserunning blunder with the lead cost Atlanta dearly, and the Braves’ bats went cold after that in losing Game 7 of the NL Championship Series 4-3 to the Los Angeles Dodgers. A year after imploding in a deciding Game 5 of their Division Series against St. Louis, the Braves fell short in their first NLCS since 2001 with their sixth straight loss in a winner-take-all game. Dodgers relievers retired 17 of the final 18 Braves batters, all following a baserunning mishap that will haunt Atlanta this offseason.
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