Series Preview: Dodgers Face Rockies for 3 Critical Games in Los Angeles

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The Dodgers are in less of a precarious situation than they were a week ago, but they can take control of the their situation and division in their upcoming series with the Colorado Rockies beginning Monday.

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Puig, Dodgers Aim for Strong Weekend Finish Against Cardinals

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The first part of the weekend couldn’t have gone better for the Dodgers—three straight victories over the Cardinals, coupled with two minor league championships by the Drillers and the Quakes. And to top things off, the Giants handled the Rockies in the first two contests of a three-game weekend set, allowing Los Angeles to reclaim sole possession of first place in the National League West.

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Schedules and Playoff Implications for Dodgers & Other NL Contenders

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The slog of the Dodgers‘ season continues. Los Angeles still sits 1-1/2 games behind the Colorado Rockies in the NL West, but have moved up to one game back in the Wild Card standings.

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Series Preview: Dodgers Prepare for Showdown with Cardinals in St. Louis

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What was once anticipated to be the most difficult leg of the current road trip has now turned into the most critical. With 16 games remaining on their regular season schedule, the Dodgers begin a four-game series against the Cardinals on Thursday evening, which could conceivably dictate the direction of both clubs in the postseason.

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Series Preview: Dodgers Seek Revenge Against Reds in Cincinnati

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Once again it wasn’t necessarily pretty, but the Dodgers got the job done in Colorado, taking two of three from the Rockies and moving within a half-game of the NL West lead.

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In a Pivotal September Series, Dodgers Prepare for Rockies in Colorado

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We Dodger fans have spent a lot of time over the last month or so lamenting that the team needs to start winning, or it will be too late. Well, I think that we may have actually arrived at the Make or Break Weekend.

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Dodgers Schedule: A Quick Glance at the Remainder of the 2018 Regular Season

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While the Dodgers themselves aren’t focusing too far ahead on the remaining 2018 regular-season schedule, many fans are starting to look at the calendar to see what’s left before the NL West division race heats up even more.

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Dodgers Set to Host Diamondbacks in Pivotal Weekend Division Series

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While there probably will be a few more critical series down the stretch of the 2018 regular season, none may have more of an impact than the four-game set between the Diamondbacks and the Dodgers this weekend.

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Dodgers Prepare for Cardinals at Home After Successful Weekend in Seattle

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Overall, it was a very good weekend for the Dodgers in Seattle. Los Angeles won two of three and could’ve gotten the sweep if not for a (suspect) balk.

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Series Preview: Dodgers Head to Seattle to Face Mariners

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After an eventful week where the Dodgers only managed to get two wins in series against the Rockies and the Giants, the Boys in Blue take their stagnant offense and beleaguered bullpen to Seattle to play the red-hot Mariners.

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