Los Angeles Dodgers
Carlos Beltran and the Cardinals stunned Clayton Kershaw with a four-run third inning, rookie Michael Wacha was again magnificent on the mound and St. Louis advanced to its second World Series in three seasons by roughing up the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 in Game 6 of the NL championship series Friday night.
Adrian Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the clutch performance they needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday that trimmed St. Louis’ lead to 3-2 in the NL championship series.
In a series starved for offense, the Cardinals scored as many runs as they did in the first three games combined, when the teams totaled nine runs.
Well past midnight at Busch Stadium, Carlos Beltran singled into the right-field corner with one out against Kenley Jansen to finish a game that took 4 hours, 47 minutes.
Atlanta got the win it had to have before heading to Los Angeles.
With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?
The Phillies sent infielder Michael Young to the Los Angeles Dodgers for minor league pitcher Rob Rasmussen on Saturday night.
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.
The defeat capped a tumultuous and emotional day for Philadelphia. Charlie Manuel, the winningest manager in club history, was fired earlier in the day by general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., who broke down when delivering the news.
The three-time All-Star was 0-4 with three strikeouts Sunday in the Phillies 6-1 loss to the Dodgers.
The Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday night 4-3 on A.J. Ellis’ RBI single in the ninth off rookie Justin De Fratus.
The Philadelphia Phillies handed the Dodgers their worst loss in Los Angeles Friday night with a 16-1 route of the home team.
If Kenley Jansen could toss 80-90 frames for Los Angeles, he could strike out 130-140 batters with a low ERA and WHIP.
A former batting practice pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies is taking the team to court, contending the organization and its General Manager have badmouthed him.
A week after the big trade that brought Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Shane Victorino and five other players to Los Angeles, the Dodgers are still struggling to win games.