On this date in baseball history there were batting championship shenanigans in 1910, Woodrow Wilson became the first President to watch a World Series game in 1915, in 1919 the White Sox lost the last game and the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds amidst unsavory rumors of a fix, the Orioles beat the Dodgers 1-0 in Game Four and swept the 1966 World Series, and much more.
The early game: Braves at Brewers, 2:07 PM PDT, TV: TBS
LHP Max Fried (14-7, 3.04 ERA) takes the hill for the Braves. He’ll face the Brewers’ RHP Brandon Woodruff (9-10, 2.56 ERA). The Brewers are up 1-0 in the series.
The second game: Dodgers at Giants, 6:07 PM PDT, TV: TBS
The Dodgers hand the ball to their 20-game winner and dark-horse Cy Young candidate LHP Julio Urías (20-3, 2.96 ERA). The Giants counter with RHP Kevin Gausman (14-6, 2.81 ERA). The Giants are up 1-0 in the series.
Lineups when available.
.@MaxFried32 takes the mound for Game 2.
— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) October 9, 2021
This city’s fired up! Let’s go!
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) October 9, 2021
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) October 9, 2021
— SFGiants (@SFGiants) October 9, 2021