One of the biggest anticipated series of the season begins Friday. The Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Atlanta Braves in a rematch of the last two NLCS. But all eyes will be on Freddie Freeman, as the Dodger first baseman returns to Atlanta, where he spent 12 seasons.Continue reading “Freddie Freeman Returns to Atlanta as Dodgers Visit Braves”
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Dodgers Sweep Reds in Cincinnati, Head to Atlanta to Face Braves
The Dodgers benefitted from a solid outing by lefty veteran Clayton Kershaw and some timely hitting by several underperforming stars to defeat the Reds 10-5 on Thursday and complete the series sweep.
Kershaw looked decent in his second start since returning from the injured list, throwing six full innings on 80 pitches and surrendering one earned run on seven hits and a walk while striking out seven.
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Dodgers Boast Best Record in Young Season, Plus Latest Notes
Through the first ten games of the 2022 MLB season, the Dodgers were ranked No. 1 in the first edition of MLB’s power rankings. Ever since losing two out of three games in Colorado during the Opening Series, the Dodgers have reeled off seven consecutive wins.
While it’s still really early, Freddie Freeman has looked like his MVP self, Cody Bellinger appears on his way to finding his 2019 groove, and Gavin Lux at times has looked like the Dodgers hottest hitter. If that all keeps in some sort throughout the season, it will be a very fun year.Continue reading “Dodgers Boast Best Record in Young Season, Plus Latest Notes”
Braves Defeat Dodgers in NLCS Game 6, Advance to First World Series Since 1999
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.
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Dodgers Stay Alive After NLCS Game 5 Victory
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”
Rosario, Braves Handle Dodgers in NLCS Game 4
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.
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Dodgers Strike Back in NLCS Game 3
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”
Braves Take Control of 2021 NLCS After Second Consecutive Walk Off
The Braves walked off for the second consecutive night against the Dodgers, taking a 2-0 series lead as the action shifts back to Los Angeles on Tuesday.
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Braves Walk Off in NLCS Game 1
Ozzie Albies blooped a one-out single into center, stole second base, and scored the game’s winning run after Austin Riley’s single to left field on Saturday, providing the Atlanta Braves with a 3-2 victory and an early 1-0 NLCS lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Dodgers Advance to NLCS After Historic Win Over Giants
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”