The Dodgers’ NLDS roster: This is not a guess.

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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)

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts revealed the team’s roster for the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals, which begins Friday. Our first and second guesses were both wrong.

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Game 158: The Dodgers’ hunt for home-field advantage might have left the yard.

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Andrew Toles and Joc Pederson celebrate Pederson’s fourth-inning home run on Wednesday in San Diego. (Getty Images)

Hunter Renfroe might be the only person to leave San Diego with home-field advantage after the Padres’ star had another big night in a 6-5 Dodgers loss. The box score is here.

Charlie Culberson‘s home run Sunday linked him with Vin Scully forever, writes columnist Mark Whicker.

Two postscripts:

1. Ross Stripling threw from the stretch with the bases empty today. He said he didn’t warm up out of the windup in the bullpen before coming in. The right-hander gave up two hits in three innings (one was a double that led to the winning run) and said he might just roll with it now that he’s reliving full-time.

2. Josh Reddick famously wore a “don’t bunt” T-shirt recently while visiting with Vin Scully. So why did he bunt in the ninth inning? “They’re giving you a free hit with the shift,” he said. The Padres had abandoned third base with the left-handed hitting Reddick at the plate.

Here’s what else they were saying after the game:
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Game 154: Dodgers are one win away from clinching the National League West.

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Vin Scully reacts as Dodgers manager Dave Roberts brings out a check for $50,000 that was donated to the Jackie Robinson Foundation in his name. (Hans Gutknecht/Staff photographer)

The Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies in familiar fashion, 5-2, and can clinch the National League West title as early as tomorrowThe box score is here.

The photo gallery from the Vin Scully Appreciation Day ceremonies is here. In case you missed it, here’s what happened.

The Dodgers’ active roster swelled to 39, shifting the focus of the final week to potential playoff roster cuts.

Here’s what they were saying after the game. None of these interviews were included in my game story because of deadlines; the game ended at 11:26 p.m., followed by fireworks(!):

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Game 144: Another lefty, another bummer in the Bronx for Dodgers.

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Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling, right, allowed home runs on consecutive pitches in the seventh inning of a 3-0 loss to the New York Yankees. (Getty Images)

The Yankees broke open a scoreless game with three home runs, and the Dodgers couldn’t solve southpaw C.C. Sabathia in a 3-0 loss. The box score is here.

Vin Scully will not call any postseason games on the radio.

The Dodgers say Julio Urias made his last start of the season today.

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The Dodgers’ starting rotation is starting to rotate on a normal-ish basis.

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Ross Stripling is one of six different pitchers who will start for the Dodgers in a six-game stretch this week. (Associated Press photo)

Ross Stripling and Brock Stewart are scheduled to start the next two games against the Arizona Diamondbacks. That will complete a streak of four straight rookie pitchers (Kenta Maeda today, Jose De Leon yesterday) who will have started a game with the Dodgers nursing a small lead in the National League West standings.

What’s more, the Dodgers are scheduled to use a different starting pitcher in all six games they will play this week.

However, things are about to get normal. (Normal-ish, at least.) After an off-day Thursday, the Dodgers travel to Miami to kick off a 10-game road trip. Here are the probable matchups for that series:

Friday: Clayton KershawJose Fernandez
Saturday: Rich HillTom Koehler
Sunday: Maeda – Jake Esch

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