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”
As it turned out, a ninth consecutive division title was not in the books for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers held up their end of the bargain by defeating the Brewers in their regular season finale, but the Giants did not give the Dodgers the help they needed to force a one-game divisional playoff.
It’s a day of celebration for the Los Angeles Dodgers anytime a division rival trades away a premier player, and the Nolan Arenado deal is going to have repercussions within the NL West for years to come.
The Dodgers returned the favor of the sweep to the St Louis Cardinals, and they ended the series in what has now become almost commonplace behavior, a walk-off win.
The Dodgers somehow managed to take three of four from the San Diego Padres over the weekend. Two strong wins on the backs of Clayton Kershaw and Walker Buehler, a missed opportunity in Dustin May‘s debut, and another come from behind win due to a poor outing from Kenta Maeda on Sunday.
To say that the Dodgers‘ first road trip of the season was a bit of a roller coaster ride would be an understatement.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are firing on all cylinders offensively, and it’s a sight to behold. Coors Field is known for it it’s offensive numbers but still—the Dodgers scored another 29 runs over the three game series.
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.