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Unlikely hero, 2 HRs carry Braves to brink of Series title

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Will Smith celebrates after Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez made...
Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Will Smith celebrates after Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez made the last out in Game 4 of baseball's World Series between the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, in Atlanta. The Braves won 3-2, to lead the series 3-1 games. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)(Ashley Landis | AP)
Published: Oct. 31, 2021 at 1:02 AM EDT
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ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are one win from their first World Series title in 26 years.

Dansby Swanson and pinch-hitter Jorge Soler hit back-to-back homers in the seventh inning, propelling the Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 4.

Atlanta has a commanding three games to one lead and can wrap up the championship Sunday night at home.

A huge shoutout goes to unlikely hero Kyle Wright, who provided 4 2/3 gritty innings out of the bullpen after spending most of the season in the minors.

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