Los Angeles Dodgers
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?
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 Miami Marlins went into Thursday’s afternoon tilt with the Los Angeles Dodgers knowing they were facing the likely Cy Young Award winner in Clayton Kershaw. The Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher didn’t disappoint by giving up just five hits in eight innings as L.A. knocked off Miami, 6-0.
When you’re facing one of the best pitchers in baseball, everything has to go right for you to pull out a victory. Unfortunately for Marlins fans, everything that could go wrong did go wrong for the Fish Wednesday night as the team committed three errors in a 4-1 loss to Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
In a game where the Los Angeles Dodgers’ offense piled up 16 hits to halt their very brief skid, it was their star rookie who came up with the biggest one.
The Miami Marlins can blame their latest loss on a costly walk. Jacob Turner walked the opposing pitcher with two outs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers went on to score four runs in the inning, which paved the way for their 6-4 victory Tuesday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers couldn’t extend their impressive win streak last time out.
icky Nolasco is finally coming home. The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired the right-hander and Southern California native from the Miami Marlins on Saturday in exchange for three minor league pitchers.
With the Major League Baseball trade deadline looming, the Miami Marlins are actively shopping starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco to teams needing a number three or four starter for their rotation.
With their longest losing streak in five seasons in the past, the Los Angeles Dodgers finally have something positive to build upon.