Dodgers ready to see newcomer Freeman in 'ridiculous' lineup
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts used to imagine what what it might be like to have Freddie Freeman on his side. All the speculation about Freeman joining the Dodgers went from rumor to real when the five-time All-Star, former Atlanta Braves first baseman and free agent agreed to a six-year deal worth $162 million late Wednesday. Freeman was expected to arrive in camp Friday, a day after he underwent a physical in Los Angeles.news.yahoo.com
Braves blast 4 HRs, beat Dodgers 9-2 for 3-1 lead in NLCS
Eddie Rosario homered twice in his second four-hit game of the NL Championship Series and six Atlanta pitchers combined on a four-hitter, giving the Braves a 9-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers and a commanding 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven playoff.
Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 in playoff thriller, advance to NLCS
Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and prized midseason acquisition Max Scherzer came out of the bullpen for his first career save, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 in a thrilling winner-take-all Game 5 and into the NL Championship Series.
Urías hits, pitches Dodgers past Giants to even NLDS series
Julio Urías shut down San Francisco and contributed an RBI single for his cause, Cody Bellinger and AJ Pollock delivered two-run doubles to blow it open in the sixth, and the Los Angeles Dodgers pounded the Giants 9-2 to even their NL Division Series at one game apiece.
Masterful Webb pitches Giants past Dodgers in playoff opener
Logan Webb struck out 10 pitching masterfully in his postseason debut, Buster Posey hit a two-run homer that held up, and the 107-win San Francisco Giants blanked the defending World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 in the opener of their NL Division Series.
Dodgers slam 4 HRs in 8th for 11-9 comeback win over Padres
The Dodgers still have a heartbeat in the NL West race, and it was throbbing late in the game. Corey Seager hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning, when Los Angeles went deep four times to rally past the San Diego Padres 11-9 on Wednesday night. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts called it “a crazy explosion.”news.yahoo.com
Duggar triples, Giants hold off Dodgers 6-4 for NL West lead
Steven Duggar hit a tiebreaking two-run triple after being called up earlier in the day, Brandon Belt homered, and the San Francisco Giants wrapped up their key weekend series against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers with a 6-4 win to take the NL West lead.
Dodgers rally past Braves for sweep, Scherzer leaves after 6
Justin Turner and AJ Pollock singled home the tying and go-ahead runs through the same infield hole in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. The Dodgers got more good news after their game ended. San Francisco lost 5-2 to Milwaukee, giving Los Angeles sole possession of the NL West lead by a half-game over the rival Giants.news.yahoo.com
Dodgers' Justin Turner avoids discipline after breaking MLB Covid-19 protocol following World Series win
MLB received Turner's positive test during Game 6 of the World Series on Oct. 27 against the Tampa Bay Rays. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said Turner's Dodgers teammates "actively encouraged him" to join the team, and some players "felt they had already been exposed to Mr. Turner and were prepared to tolerate the additional risk." For example, in retrospect, a security person should have been assigned to monitor Mr. Turner when he was asked to isolate, and Mr. Turner should have been transported from the stadium to the hotel more promptly." He described his "mindset" for breaking protocol, adding that "winning the World Series was my lifelong dream and the culmination of everything I worked for in my career. Said Dodgers CEO Stan Kasten: "The events involving Justin Turner during the World Series celebration unfolded rapidly and chaotically, and were ultimately regrettable.cnbc.com
Dodgers bring championship title back to the City of Angels
The last time the Dodgers and Lakers won a championship in the same year was 1988, which also happens to be the last time the Dodgers won the World Series at all. Senior Kelli Steward was also rooting for the Dodgers to win throughout the postseason and then into the World Series. “I was happy that the Dodgers won because I’ve been to several of their games and always enjoy them. More specifically, he was thrilled to see long time starting pitcher Clyaton Kershaw finally win it all. Hosting the World Series during a pandemic does come with concerns for many people.trinitonian.com
Los Angeles Dodgers players weigh in on Houston Astros' sign stealing scheme
Dodgers players said they would rather earn a World Series trophy on their own than accept any scraps from the Astros or Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox are also under investigation for possibly stealing signs in Alex Cora's first season as manager in 2018, when Boston beat the Dodgers in the World Series. The investigation into the Red Sox is still ongoing, but Cora has since been fired. The Los Angeles City Council voted symbolically this week to ask MLB to strip the Astros and Red Sox of their World Series titles and award the trophies to the Dodgers. Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner is interviewed by reporters during Dodger Stadium FanFest Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Los Angeles.cbsnews.com