Tag: San Diego Padres

The Los Angeles Dodgers come into the 2021 season as the defending World Series champions and the clear favorites in the NL West. (Image: Rick Scuteri/USA Today Sports)

San Diego Padres Only Threat to Los Angeles Dodgers in NL West Race

The Los Angeles Dodgers come into the 2021 season as the defending World Series champions, and as the consensus best team in baseball. That should make them an easy pick to win the NL West, except for one thing: the second-best team in the league might just be the San […]

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 […]

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 […]

San Diego Padres star Fernando Tatis, Jr dives into home plate against the LA Dodgers. (Image: Gregory Bull/AP)

World Series Futures: Dodgers +240, Yankees +350 Top the Final 8

Only eight MLB teams remain in the relentless pursuit of the championship after the first-ever Wild Card Series has come to an end. The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to be the team to beat and oddsmakers at DraftKings listed the boys in blue at +240 odds to win the World […]

Manny Machado of the San Diego Padres hits a home run against the LA Dodgers. (Image: KC Alfred//Getty)

World Series Futures: Dodgers, Yankees, Rays, Padres Top 4 Odds

The LA Dodgers came into this season as the favorite to win the World Series and, on the cusp of the postseason, the Dodgers continue to be the favorite at +350 odds, according to DraftKings. Despite their struggles, the New York Yankees are +600 odds to win the World Series. […]