When a franchise has been around long enough, and becomes victorious enough, its time line is bound to include games that placed its youngest players in the highest of pressure cooker situations. That occurred once again in Game 7 of the NLCS when the Dodgers sent 24 year-old Walker Buehler Fernando ValenzuelaJohnny PodresNLCSwalker Bueler Read More
The 2018 Dodgers have overcome the odds all season long. Unlike the 104 win club of 2017 that breezed through the regular season and National League playoffs to the World Series, nothing has come easy for this year’s Dodgers. They’ve had to overcome many obstacles. They lost shortstop Corey Seager Clayton KershawJustin TurnerKenley JansenLos Angeles DodgersManny MachadoPedro BaezWalker BuehlerYasmani Grandal Read More
The Dodgers lead the NLCS 3 games to 2 after the Dodger Stadium home stand. Here's my take on the big plays from the games in LA.
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Thirty years ago the Dodgers were battling the New York Mets for the National League pennant in what was a seven game dogfight. The Dodgers had gone down 2-1 in the series, and entering game four at Shea Stadium, were desperately in need of a win to avoid going down Chris TaylorCody BellingerLos Angeles DodgersManny MachadoRich Hill Read More
The Dodgers are down 2 games to 1 in the NLCS and it's become clear they are having trouble sustaining and cashing in on any kind of rally against the Brewers pitching staff. This isn't a surprise. The Dodgers have been through funks like this on and off again all Brian DozierCody BellingerWalker Buehler Read More
The Dodgers are just two losses away from playing golf for the remainder of the postseason. A pathetic but familiar 4-0 shutout loss to the Brewers in game 3 of the NLCS on Monday night at Dodger Stadium has put them in a 2-1 series deficit. Jhoulys Chacin tossed 5.1 shutout Kike HernandezLos Angeles Dodgers Read More
You hear it - and see it on social media - Dodger fans everywhere are saying, "I don't believe it, but Pedro Baez is my favorite bullpen pitcher." That's a huge turnaround for a lot of folks to compute and accept.
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We got our first look at the Dodger's NLCS roster this morning. There weren't many surprises. The position player roster is exactly the same as it was in the NLDS against the Braves. The surprises are on the pitching side. Namely Julio Urias making the 25-man roster, and Scott Alexander Clayton KershawLos Angeles Dodgers Read More
The Dodgers and Brewers will kick off the 2018 National League Championship Series on Friday night at Miller Park in Milwaukee. This is the Dodger’s thirteenth league championship series appearance (74,77,78,81,83,85,88,2008,2009,2013,2016.2017) in franchise History. For the Brewers this will be their third (82, 2011) championship series appearance since their inception.
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The moment we’ve been waiting for our entire lives or at least for the last 29 years has finally happened. Man oh man was it lit! The Dodgers pounded the Cubs defeating them 11-1 in game 5 of the NLCS at Wrigley Field to win the series 4 games to Chris TaylorClayton KershawCody BellingerCorey SeagerJustin TurnerKike HernandezLos Angeles DodgersYasiel Puig Read More
Stop the presses! Stop everything! Run outside and shout it to the sky so the boys from Brooklyn up in Blue Heaven can hear you- "THE DODGERS ARE BACK IN THE WORLD SERIES!" Dust off that Fall Classic bunting and place it all around Chavez Ravine. Surround the TV with Chris TaylorClayton Kershawenrique HernandezJustin TurnerKike Hernandez Read More
The Los Angeles Dodgers have won their first National League pennant since 1988. The boys in blue will be going to the World Series for the first time in 29 years after they defeated the Cubs in the National League Championship Series on Thursday night slamming the sad sack Cubs Clayton KershawLos Angeles Dodgers Read More
I often drop tidbits about the not-so-secret world of Dodgers Twitter in my articles here at LADR, and I've even devoted Youtube videos to what takes place in Twitter while we're watching our favorite team steamroll their opponents.
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This is what the pennant looked like the last time the Dodgers were in the World Series. I had one of these hanging on my wall as a kid. All throughout my childhood and adult life I wondered when the Dodgers would return to the fall classic. It’s long been Clayton KershawCody BellingerJustin TurnerLos Angeles DodgersYasiel Puig Read More
Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill was cruising through five innings in last night's second game of the NLCS. He was losing, 1-0, after surrendering a solo home run in the top of the fifth, but he was in command of his pitches, especially his devastating curve ball, and up until Dave RobertsNLCS 2017Rich Hill Read More
Move over Kirk Gibson..........Sometimes words can't describe. Justin Turner is a postseason beast. His incredible walk-off three-run home run won game 2 of the NLCS for the Dodgers and etched his name into postseason lore. This is the first Dodger walk-off home run since Gibson. The Dodgers are two wins Justin TurnerLos Angeles Dodgers Read More