Atlanta took a 2-0 lead in its second-round series of the MLB playoffs with a 2-0 win over Miami on Wednesday. … Oakland cut Houston’s series lead to 2-1 with a 9-7 victory. … Tampa Bay went up 2-1 over the New York Yankees with an 8-4 triumph as Kevin Kiermaier hit a 3-run homer to put the Rays ahead to stay. … The Los Angeles Dodgers survived a bases-loaded threat by San Diego in the top of the ninth for a 6-5 win. … Games today include Atlanta-Miami at 2:08 p.m. (Fox Sports 1), Oakland-Houston at 3:35 p.m. (TBS), Tampa Bay-New York at 7:10 p.m. (TBS) and Los Angeles-San Fiego at 9:08 p.m. (Major League Baseball Network). … Tom Brady leads Tampa Bay into a game at Chicago at 8:20 p.m. (FOX, NFL Network). … The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open starts today in Las Vegas (Golf Channel, 5 p.m.).