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Hyun-Jin Ryu could cap comeback by pitching Dodgers into World Series

Hyun-Jin Ryu could cap comeback by pitching Dodgers into World Series

Ryu has overcome shoulder, elbow and groin injuries in the past five years. But he will get the ball for the Dodgers in Game 6 of the NLCS on Friday night.
Oct 17, 2018
Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers gain upper hand in NLCS with Game 5 win

Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers gain upper hand in NLCS with Game 5 win

The Dodgers' ace holds the Brewers to one run over seven innings, and the offense goes old-school in a 5-2 victory that gives them a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 6 is Friday in Milwaukee.
Oct 17, 2018
Dodgers’ Dave Roberts didn’t fall for Brewers’ left-handed bait

Dodgers’ Dave Roberts didn’t fall for Brewers’ left-handed bait

With left-handed hitters Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy in a more balanced lineup, Roberts approached Game 5 not trusting that the Brewers would allow starter Wade Miley to pitch deep into the game – and they didn’t.
Oct 17, 2018
Dodgers edge Brewers in 13 innings to even NLCS at 2-2

Dodgers edge Brewers in 13 innings to even NLCS at 2-2

LOS ANGELES — On Sunday night, Joc Pederson’s wife gave birth to the couple’s first child. On Tuesday night, Cody Bellinger delivered. Both involved hours of labor, much grunting and straining. But Bellinger’s RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the 13th inning gave the Dodgers a 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in […]
Oct 16, 2018
Dodgers’ catching situation a ‘day-to-day, game-to-game’ decision

Dodgers’ catching situation a ‘day-to-day, game-to-game’ decision

Austin Barnes got the start in Game 4 of the NLCS after Yasmani Grandal's offensive and defensive struggles continued in Game 3.
Oct 15, 2018
Dodgers shut out in Game 3 by Jhoulys Chacin, Brewers bullpen

Dodgers shut out in Game 3 by Jhoulys Chacin, Brewers bullpen

The Dodgers managed just three hits in 5-1/3 innings against the Brewers starter and couldn't come back against the bullpen this time, falling behind 2-1 in the best-of-seven NLCS. Game 4 is Tuesday night.
Oct 15, 2018
Dave Roberts tweaks top of Dodgers lineup with eye on Josh Hader matchup

Dave Roberts tweaks top of Dodgers lineup with eye on Josh Hader matchup

Moving Max Muncy to the second spot in the order and Justin Turner to third gives Roberts the option of stacking right-handed hitters when the Brewers bring their ace reliever into the game.
Oct 14, 2018
Dodgers’ fortunes seem to rise and fall with Justin Turner

Dodgers’ fortunes seem to rise and fall with Justin Turner

His two-run home run in the eighth inning of Game 2 was just the latest example of Turner coming through in a big moment.
Oct 13, 2018
Justin Turner’s home run completes comeback, gives Dodgers split in Milwaukee

Justin Turner’s home run completes comeback, gives Dodgers split in Milwaukee

Turner’s go-ahead two-run home run off Jeremy Jeffress in the eighth inning Saturday afternoon completes a comeback against the Brewers' vaunted bullpen and gives the Dodgers a 4-3 victory in Game 2 of the NLCS. Game 3 is Monday in L.A.
Oct 13, 2018
Rough NLCS opener lands Yasmani Grandal on Dodgers’ bench for Game 2

Rough NLCS opener lands Yasmani Grandal on Dodgers’ bench for Game 2

The catcher was guilty of two errors and two passed balls in the Dodgers' loss in the NLCS opener. Austin Barnes got the start in Game 2, his first start since Sept. 23.
Oct 12, 2018
Dodgers collapse around Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 loss to Brewers

Dodgers collapse around Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 loss to Brewers

Kershaw completes just three innings in the shortest start of his postseason career. But Yasmani Grandal (two errors and two passed balls in the first three innings) and Chris Taylor (a costly error) didn't help.
Oct 12, 2018
Dodgers pull a surprise switch – add Julio Urias to NLCS roster, bump Scott Alexander

Dodgers pull a surprise switch – add Julio Urias to NLCS roster, bump Scott Alexander

Urias' "pitch mix" plays better against the Brewers, the Dodgers believe. Alexander led the team in appearances during the regular season.
Oct 11, 2018
NLCS pits Dodgers’ strong rotation vs. Brewers’ ‘bullpenning’ methods

NLCS pits Dodgers’ strong rotation vs. Brewers’ ‘bullpenning’ methods

In an odd twist, the Brewers are the innovators, applying cutting-edge concepts to maximize what they have while the Dodgers and their state-of-the-art analytics department are the traditionalists, looking to ride the arms of their starters as long as possible.
Oct 11, 2018
NLCS Scouting Report: Dodgers vs. Brewers

NLCS Scouting Report: Dodgers vs. Brewers

Dodgers beat writer Bill Plunkett breaks down the matchup between the NL West champion Dodgers and the NL Central champion Brewers at every position ... and includes his series prediction.
Oct 10, 2018
Dodgers’ Ross Stripling was tipping pitches ‘big time’ but believes he’s eliminated the issue

Dodgers’ Ross Stripling was tipping pitches ‘big time’ but believes he’s eliminated the issue

There is still no consensus in the Dodgers’ clubhouse on whether Yu Darvish was tipping pitches during last year’s World Series, but Stripling said just having the knowledge that he was doing it didn’t necessarily make correcting it a snap.

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