Powered by a three-run homer by Eddie Rosario in the fourth inning, the Atlanta Braves’ offense did just enough to defeat the Dodgers in NLCS Game 6 on Saturday and advance to the 2021 World Series.
With a massive 11-2 win against the Atlanta Braves, the Los Angeles Dodgers stayed alive in their hunt to repeat as World Champions. With the victory, also won their seventh consecutive elimination game.
All-star Chris Taylor put the team on his back by homering three times and knocking in six runs. Taylor ended the night 4-for-5. Taylor and AJ Pollock essentially beat the Braves themselves in a way. Pollock homered two times and knocked in four runs, as the two combined for ten RBI. Let’s hope the offense continues to explode in the next two games.Continue reading “Dodgers Stay Alive After NLCS Game 5 Victory”
After the Dodgers seemingly grabbed a bit of momentum in Game 3 on Tuesday, the Braves came right back in Game 4 on Wednesday to defeat Los Angeles 9-2 and take a 3-1 series lead.
Oh boy, what a roller coaster that was! The Dodgers never make it easy for us, do they? I was getting ready to write the story about how the Dodgers would play tomorrow with their backs against the wall.Continue reading “Dodgers Strike Back in NLCS Game 3”
The Los Angeles Dodgers did it! They beat the hated San Francisco Giants in a win-or-go-home game. With the 2-1 victory, they move on to the National League Championship Series for the second straight year and once again will face the Atlanta Braves.Continue reading “Dodgers Advance to NLCS After Historic Win Over Giants”
While there were certainly enough opportunities for the Dodgers to blow Game 4 wide open early, they did enough damage throughout the contest on Tuesday night to defeat the Giants 7-2 and force a deciding Game 5 in San Francisco on Thursday.
The Dodgers flipped the script entirely in Game 2 of the NLDS on Saturday night, this time using patience at the plate and some timely hitting to cruise to a 9-2 victory over the Giants.
While the lack of offense from the Dodgers came as no surprise to some Los Angeles fans, there were others who hoped that the bats would get in gear for the beginning of the NLDS against the Giants.
Seemingly benched because of his slumping bat, Chris Taylor as a late defensive replacement launched a home run to left field with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to walk the Dodgers off to a 3-1 victory in the 2021 National League Wild Card game.
The regular season has now been wrapped up, and the new season begins. The playoffs that is!
The Dodgers finished with 106 wins and their reward for that? The St. Louis Cardinals, who are coming off a recent 17-game winning streak, in a Wild Card game.Continue reading “A Look Into The N.L. Wildcard Game”