Los Angeles Dodgers
After losing two out of three to the Marlins down in Florida, the 20-24 Phillies are back home to open a weekend series with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Carlos Ruiz capped his most productive series of the season so far with another clutch hit, and made a key defensive play at the plate to help the Philadelphia Phillies win a series from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Domonic Brown doubled home the go-ahead run in the 10th, and the Phillies beat the L.A. Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Cliff Lee scattered four hits over eight innings and struck out 10 to lead the Phillies to a 7-0 in L.A.
Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig is on the fast track to superstardom if he continues to perform on the field, and keeps quiet off it.
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.