Despite unconventional path, Dodgers likely returning to familiar territory: the MLB Postseason

Entering 2018 with a team nearly identical to the one that fell one win short of a World Series title the year before, the Los Angeles Dodgers were heavy favorites to win their sixth straight NL West title and head back to the postseason this year. A-hundred-and-fifty-nine games later, with

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Love Thy Enemy: Angels’ Shohei Ohtani Transcends Allegiances

Seventeen years ago this Wednesday, Ichiro Suzuki made a name for himself in the Major Leagues. Despite being a highly anticipated international signee — and the first Japanese position player to be one — Ichiro’s performance had been underwhelming in his first Spring Training, and it was unclear if he

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The Dodgers Crush My Spirits Every Year, Yet I’m Still More Hopeful Than Ever This Opening Day

My passion for the Los Angeles Dodgers began when I was five. I grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and while most of my friends were loyal to the Reds or the Indians, I took a different path. My parents were transplants from Los Angeles. Brought to Ohio for work, they

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Analyzing The Options For The 2018 Dodgers’ One Main Uncertainty: Left Field

There aren’t many question marks for the 2018 Los Angeles Dodgers. The team, which was nine innings from its first World Series title in 29 years and barely lost anyone this offseason (with the exception of Yu Darvish), remains in very good position to get back to the Fall Classic.

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My October Love Affair with the Houston Astros

  I found my baseball purgatory in the form of a never-ending Uber line against the callous blue backdrop of Dodger Stadium. Personally, game six of the 2017 World Series was a disaster in every imaginable way. From the beginning, I nearly missed my Union Station-bound train and later watched

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After Incredible Season, Heartbreak in Game Seven for Dodgers

Before first pitch, Wednesday night had the makings of the perfect Dodger moment. After winning 104 of 162 regular season games, two playoff series over the Diamondbacks and Cubs, and playing to a tie in six incredible World Series games against the Astros, the Dodgers entered Game Seven with the

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