Tag: Los Angeles Dodgers

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Astros Skip Imploding Relievers to Take World Series Title, Shock LA

The 2017 World Series time machine seemed to go back, with an audience that dwarfed NFL games and the Astros winning by using the outdated process of letting the team’s starting pitchers back each other up instead of relying on modern relievers’ roles.

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Dodgers Rally Against Verlander, Force Game 7

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor, Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers sent this twist-and-turn World Series to Game 7, rallying against Justin Verlander to beat the Houston Astros 3-1 Tuesday night.

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Astros Take Wild Game 5, Take 3-2 Lead to LA

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman hit a game-ending single off Kenley Jansen with two outs in the 10th inning, and the Houston Astros outslugged the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 Sunday night to take a 3-2 World Series lead.

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Breitbart Sports August 5 Prediction of Astros-Dodgers World Series Proves Accurate

Despite Las Vegas giving only a 35 percent chance of either the Los Angeles Dodgers or Houston Astros winning the World Series, Breitbart Sports’ Dodgers, Astros Shaping Up As Likely World Series Match-up headline 77 days ago proved prophetic with the Astros 4-0 win over the New York Yankees Saturday night.

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Puig, Taylor Power Dodgers Past Cubs 5-2 in NLCS Game 1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning, Yasiel Puig added a homer and an RBI double to his dynamite postseason, and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a short start by Clayton Kershaw for a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night in the NL Championship Series opener.

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Dodgers, Astros Shaping Up as Likely World Series Matchup

If newly acquired Yu Darvish matches Friday’s seven scoreless-inning, 10-strikeout performance in the playoffs and his Dodger teammate Clayton Kershaw is 100%, and the Astros’ line-up continues to hit anything like it did Friday when they scored 16 runs with all three starting All-Stars on the bench, it could be a great World Series clash. But look out for the Washington Nationals based on the OPS and ERA of their top 11 players.

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Power Ranger: Quiet Adrián Beltré Marches Loudly Towards Cooperstown

This week Adrián Beltré collected his historic 3000th hit when he smoked a double against Baltimore. The Texas Rangers slugger is one of only 31 players to reach this plateau. But, a closer look at how Beltré got here shows he is in a class all by himself.

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Watch: Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig Homers, Gives Fans Double Birds

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is likely facing a fine after flipping double birds at some hecklers Tuesday. Puig crushed a homer to right-centerfield in the top of the second inning against the Cleveland Indians, rounded the bases and

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Watch: Vin Scully Says Goodbye After 67-Year Career

Legendary baseball announcer Vin Scully signed off for the final time Sunday after the Los Angeles fell to the San Francisco Giants 7-1. He said goodbye after a 67-year, and reassured baseball fans everywhere that life will go on without

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Watch: Dodgers’ Chase Utley Makes Crazy No-Look Put-Out

Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley turned an easy play into a highlight reel play Thursday against the Colorado Rockies. Down 3-1 in the top of the fourth inning, Rockies pitcher Tyler Chatwood hit a weak grounder to Utley,

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Watch: Vin Scully Shares Fun Facts of the Declaration of Independence

Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully gave an American history lesson Monday during the team’s 4th of July broadcast against the Baltimore Orioles when he shared some interesting and fun facts about the Declaration of Independence. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent

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Watch: Chase Utley, Adrian Gonzalez Team Up to Make Circus Catch

On Wednesday, Washington Nationals pitcher Joe Ross sent a foul popup down the right field line in the fifth inning at Dodger Stadium, and the ball glanced off Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley’s glove. Adrian Gonzalez was there to save the