The Dodgers won their first National League pennant in 29 years by defeating the Cubs in the NL Championship Series in five games, thanks in no small part to their bullpen’s dominance.
The Dodgers’ offense has made a habit this postseason of grinding out at-bats, driving up pitch counts and getting to their opponents’ taxed bullpens. It’s a game plan they will look to execute in the Fall Classic vs. the Astros.
This is a Fall Classic that keeps it 100. The Century Series is upon us. The Astros and Dodgers are staying true to the status of having reached the century mark in the win column and are perfectly punctuating a 2017 season in which their elite status was never in doubt.
The Dodgers have had their eye on the prize since Day One of Spring Training and the outcome of Saturday night’s American League Championship Series finale, won by the Houston Astros, didn’t change a thing.
In just over three years, the Andrew Friedman/Farhan Zaidi Dodgers have turned the organization from a division winner to a pennant winner, thanks in part to a National League-high 73 different trades. Let’s look at the 10 that have most directly impacted the 2017 team.
In 1988, Rick Dempsey, Mickey Hatcher, Dave Anderson, Tracy Woodson and Mike Davis formed the core of The Stuntmen, a ragtag bench of Dodgers misfits that embraced understudy roles and stepped up when a Kirk Gibson or Mike Scioscia or Alfredo Griffin went down. Sounds a lot like Enrique Hernandez, Andre Ethier, Joc Pederson and […]
The Dodgers are “very optimistic” that they will have their All-Star shortstop Corey Seager back for the Fall Classic vs. the Astros. Seager received an epidural injection after injuring his back on a slide in Game 3 of the National League Divison Series presented by T-Mobile. Manager Dave Roberts said Seager started hitting off a […]
It was a long road back to the World Series for the Dodgers, and — among active players — no road was longer than Andre Ethier’s.
Before knowing the Dodgers’ opponent, manager Dave Roberts on Saturday afternoon wasn’t ready to announce the order of his rotation beyond Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 of the World Series presented by Yo
Either the Dodgers or the Astros are set to end one of the longest active title droughts in baseball in the upcoming World Series presented by YouTube TV. And it’s the first time in history the two franchises will meet in the Fall Classic.
Nolan Arenado is among the candidates for this year’s National League Most Valuable Player Award, and for good reason. The third baseman does it all for Colorado as a major offensive producer — he drove in 130 RBIs in 2017 — and one of the game’s most elite defenders.