The last time the Dodgers played a World Series Game 7, Sandy Koufax pitched a three-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts on two days’ rest to best the Twins on the road in 1965. That’s not happening on Wednesday, and not just because Koufax is 81 and sitting in the front row of the owner’s box. […]
It had to be this way. One of the all-time great World Series — a mesmerizing matchup between two 100-win teams that has been even better than advertised — had to go the distance, and the Dodgers were more than happy to honor that idea with their 3-1 Game 6 victory over the Astros on […]
MLB.com is on the scene with the latest from Dodger Stadium as excitement builds for Game 6 of the World Series between the Astros and Dodgers.
For the Dodgers to capture their first World Series crown since 1988, Los Angeles will have to fight back from a 3-2 deficit by winning the next two games. That’ll be tough, but it’s certainly doable.
Headed into Game 6, Dave Roberts and the Dodgers have to map out a plan to get the pitching staff through 27 outs, which won’t be easy given how tired some of the team’s most important arms are. How can they do it? Let’s offer a strategy.
Justin Turner takes questions ahead of the Dodgers’ must-win Game 6 against the Astros.
Dave Roberts answers questions ahead of the Dodgers’ must-win Game 6 against the Astros.
Wouldn’t it be sweet for Alex Wood to come full circle, to open 2017 in the Dodgers’ bullpen because he wasn’t deemed good enough to start, then close 2017 as a World Series hero by bailing out a beleaguered relief corps because right now he’s better than the rest?
It’s probably for the best that the Astros and Dodgers got a break on Monday. Sure, cross-country travel can be draining, but it would have been asking a lot for them to get back at it following Sunday’s jaw-dropping Game 5 World Series epic. So it’s worth asking the question, when two teams play that […]
Shifted into the designated hitter spot for Game 5 to help lessen the strain on his tight left calf, Justin Turner plans to be back at third base on Tuesday when the Dodgers host the Astros in Game 6 of the World Series.
When the Dodgers lost 11 straight and 16 of 17 in the late stages of the season, their best record in baseball was in jeopardy and, along with it because of a rule change, the home-field advantage for the World Series.