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In one of the National League Divisional Series, the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 10-2, taking a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series.

And in the other NLDS, the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2, sweeping that best-of-five series 3-0 and sending the Dodgers home for the winter.

In the final American League Divisional Series, the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2, taking the best-of-five series 3-1 and moving on to the American League Championship Series to play the Texas Rangers in a best-of-seven series that begins on Sunday.