HOUSTON — The Atlanta Braves are World Series champions for the first time since 1995.
The club won their first title since 1995 by clinching Game 6 by a final score of 7-0 on Tuesday night over the Houston Astros.
The Braves struck first in this game off a three-run home run by right fielder Jorge Soler to put the team up 3-0 in the top of the third inning. It was his third homer of the World Series.
Atlanta added more runs in the top of the fifth with a two-run home run by shortstop Dansby Swanson. First baseman Freddie Freeman drove home another run in the inning to make it 6-0.
Freeman then hit a solo home run in the top of the seventh to make the score 7-0. According to ESPN Stats and Information, Freeman had homered five times this postseason, which tied him with Fred McGriff for the most by a Braves player in a single postseason.
The Braves clinched the fourth title in their organization's history. They won a title as the Boston Braves in 1914. They won one as the Milwaukee Braves in 1967. They've now won two as the Atlanta Braves.