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Hernández: Here's why the Dodgers will win the World Series for first time in 32 years

1 month ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

Why will the Dodgers capture their first World Series title since 1988? There's a dependability about this team that was absent in previous years.
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Scott Stinson: Get ready for another chapter of Clayton Kershaw and The Playoffs, one of baseball's great mysteries

Scott Stinson: Get ready for another chapter of Clayton Kershaw and The Playoffs, one of baseball's great mysteries

1 month ago   |   By National Post

There is no greater mystery in sports than Clayton Kershaw.
And even though Kershaw's Los Angeles Dodgers are back in the World Series, giving him yet another big post-season platform on which to pitch, there is no chance the mystery will be definitely resolved.
Kershaw, who is expected to start Game 1 on Tuesday night, is one of greatest pitchers of this or any other generation. The statistical evidence from more than a decade of brilliance is overwhelming. To pick just one nugget: in 2020, at 32 years old and with some of the filthiness of his pitches lost to age, he still posted a 2.16...
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Dodgers and Rays agree: Don't diminish the 2020 World Series because of oddities

1 month ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

Andrew Friedman played a huge role in building the Rays and the Dodgers. Once he joked about them meeting in the World Series. Now it's happening.
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Here at last: Matching up the Rays and Dodgers in the 2020 World Series

1 month ago   |   By Startribune

After all of it - the truncated season, battling outbreaks, rescheduling games, etc. - the best two teams in baseball will square off in the World Series.
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Odd World Series circumstances mean nothing to title-hungry Dodgers

Odd World Series circumstances mean nothing to title-hungry Dodgers

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The Dodgers had lost the World Series two straight seasons when they returned a few years later for another shot with much the same nucleus. It was 1981, a season shortened almost two months by a players strike, only adding questions about the legitimacy of the World Series champion. The Dodgers, who had lost the...
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Mookie Betts Lauds Dodgers Teammates Ahead Of World Series Game 1 Vs. Rays

Mookie Betts Lauds Dodgers Teammates Ahead Of World Series Game 1 Vs. Rays

1 month ago   |   By NESN

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Mookie Betts is headed back to the World Series.
The Los Angeles Dodgers right outfielder and Co. outlasted the Atlanta Braves in the National League Championship Series by overcoming a 3-1 deficit.
Betts now has a chance at his second ring since 2018 when he was a member of the Boston Red Sox.
Some Major League Baseball players haven't been around their families or spending as much time with them due to the COVID-19 pandemic and MLB's protocols.
But for Betts, the Dodgers have become his family.
“I know we haven't been able to be around family, but I feel like this team is...
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Dodgers Planning To Start Walker Buehler In Game 3

1 month ago   |   By MLB Trade Rumors

The Dodgers are planning to start Walker Buehler in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday, manager Dave Roberts informed reporters ( including Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times ). The 26-year-old last pitched on Saturday, so he'll be on an extra day of rest when he next takes the ball. He'll likely be opposed by Rays' righty Charlie Morton .
A Game 3 start would also position the L.A. ace to pitch on regular rest in a potential Game 7. Buehler has been lights-out so far this postseason, allowing just four runs in 19 innings. In his most recent start, he helped the Dodgers stave off...
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How the Dodgers and Rays match up position by position in the World Series

1 month ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

The Dodgers and Rays have established themselves as the dominant teams in 2020, combining for a .692 winning percentage. How do they match up?
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Dodgers fans make themselves at home in Globe Life Field

1 month ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

If Game 7 of the NLCS was any indication, the World Series will have a frenetic environment of its own kind, a setting as unique as this reimagined season.
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Tennis champion Ash Barty to present Tigers with premiership cup

1 month ago   |   By Fox Sports

World tennis No.1 and mega Richmond fan Ash Barty will present the Tigers with the premiership cup if they are successful on Saturday night.
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Fan-to-fan kindness: How one Dodgers fan got a free trip to World Series

1 month ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

Dodgers fan Scott Warner got creative on Twitter when he awarded another Dodgers fan a free trip to the World Series.
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