Tag: Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers opened as the favorite to win the 2021 World Series at sportsbooks across the globe. (Image: Kelly Gavin/MLB/Getty)

LA Dodgers Open as Favorite to Defend World Series Title

Winning the World Series doesn’t guarantee that you’ll repeat the feat the next year. But when you’re a perennial favorite like the Los Angeles Dodgers, expectations are high, even before you add a championship to the mix. The Dodgers have opened as the consensus favorites to win the 2021 World […]

The Dodger gather around Clayton Kershaw en route to his second solid start in the 2020 World Series. (Image: AP)

Playing the Hot Hand: Picking the Dodgers to Win in Six

Before the 2020 World Series’ first pitch, I predicted the Dodgers would win in six. It wasn’t a tough call. The Dodgers were heavily favored, the best team in the COVID-shortened MLB regular season, and peaking at the right time coming back from a 3-1 deficit to a formidable Atlanta Braves […]

Charlie Morton will take the ball for the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 3 of the World Series vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Image: Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA Today Sports)

World Series: Morton, Buehler Face Off in Critical Game 3 Clash

The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays will each throw their most dependable playoff starters in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night. The World Series stands tied at one game each after the Rays held on for a 6-4 win in Game 2 on Wednesday. […]

Clayton Kershaw will take the ball for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the 2020 World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Image: Robert Beck/MLB/Getty)

Dodgers, Kershaw Favored in World Series Opener vs. Rays, Glasnow

The most unusual MLB season in recent memory will conclude with one of the sport’s oldest traditions when the Los Angeles Dodgers meet the Tampa Bay Rays in the World Series beginning on Tuesday. The Dodgers enter the World Series as the consensus favorite and are also the pick to […]

Ian Anderson threw 5.2 shutout innings to give the Braves a 2-0 NLDS series lead over the Miami Marlins. (Image: Eric Gay/AP)

Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers Aim for NLDS Sweeps on Thursday

The National League Division Series could come to an early end on Thursday, as both the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers have built 2-0 leads in their respective NLDS contests. The Braves continued to show off their pitching strength on Wednesday, blanking the Marlins 2-0 to earn their third […]

Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna hit a home run, then nearly got into an altercation with Marlins pitcher Sandy Alcantara in Game 1 of their NLDS series. (Image: Eric Gay/AP)

NLDS: Dodgers, Braves Look to Take Commanding 2-0 Leads on Wednesday

The favorites started off strong in the National League Division Series (NLDS) on Tuesday, as both the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves posted Game 1 wins. The Braves posted six runs in the seventh inning to rally against the upstart Miami Marlins. Meanwhile, the Dodgers combined strong pitching […]

The Los Angeles Dodgers enter as favorites over their NL West rivals, the San Diego Padres, in their best-of-five NLDS series. (Image: Derrick Tuskan/AP)

SoCal Rivals Collide in Texas as Dodgers, Padres Meet in NLDS

The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres posted the two best records in the National League this season. Now, the NL West rivals will battle in a best-of-five playoff series with a spot in the NLCS on the line. The Dodgers won six of the 10 games between the […]