Justin Turner, right, and Corey Seager, left, hit home runs in the Dodgers’ 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals in Game 1 of their National League Division Series. (Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, D.C. —
was not perfect, but he didn’t have to be in Clayton Kershaw the Dodgers’ 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals in Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Friday. The box score is here.
Kershaw won, and that was enough,
writes columnist Mark Whicker.
‘s five-out save meant he got to bat with the bases loaded in the ninth inning; other than Kenley Jansen it was business as usual for the Dodgers’ bullpen.
Game 2 starter
has no hard feelings toward the Washington Nationals, Rich Hill who released him last year.
Here’s what they were saying after the game:
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Austin Barnes is appears much smaller than his teammates, who are standing on the pitchers’ mound during a workout at Dodger Stadium on Monday. The Dodgers held a workout at Dodger Stadium in preparation for their National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals, which begins Friday in Washington, D.C. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)
revealed the team’s roster for the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals, which begins Friday. Our Dave Roberts first and second guesses were both wrong.
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Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez catches a foul pop-up in the dugout in front of teammate Clayton Kershaw during the Dodgers’ 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. (Getty Images)
It was a good day to be a rookie in
the Dodgers’ 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. The box score is here.
have had preliminary discussions with third baseman and closer Justin Turner , both of whom become free agents after the season. Kenley Jansen
Ross Porter, Charley Steiner and Dick Enberg
shared their memories of Vin Scully with columnist Tom Hoffarth.
and manager Kenley Jansen said after last night’s game that the closer is working on his mechanics. Dave Roberts
Staff photographer John McCoy, who was at the game last night, shot a couple photos that might be instructive as to what Jansen might want to tweak.
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Cardinals catcher Alberto Rosario tags out Joc Pederson during the sixth inning of the Dodgers’ 7-2 win on Saturday. (Getty Images)
and Kenta Maeda beat the heat, and helped Andrew Toles the Dodgers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2. The box score is here.
Dodgers pitching coach
is working with Rick Honeycutt on his mechanics Kenley Jansen after the closer’s recent bout of blown saves.
From stories to a high school yearbook,
Mark Langill’s collection of Vin Scully treasures is impressive.