Dave Roberts, Clayton Kershaw and the vortex of Dodgers failure

SB NationThe Los Angeles Dodgers set a team record for wins in 2019, which is significant for a franchise that has been around for 136 years. But after losing back-to-back World Series in 2017 and 2018, the Dodgers didn't even win a playoff series this year.

October 10th 2019


Dodgers Dugout: There's a whole list of people to blame

Los Angeles TimesHi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and I wish I had the magic words to make everything better. But I don't. Who to blame? I waited as long as I could after the game to write this. Longtime readers know that I try ...

October 10th 2019


Clayton Kershaw's abysmal eighth inning turns into meme as Dodgers lose to Nationals in NLDS

CBSSports.comThe meme-able moment came when Kershaw was spotted on the broadcast sitting all alone in the dugout. The photo instantly took over the internet. Of course, this continues a terrible playoff streak for Kershaw and the Dodgers, who lost the World Series in ...

October 10th 2019


Dodgers manager Dave Roberts defends sending Clayton Kershaw back out: 'It's not about analytics'

USA TODAYEvery managerial decision in the postseason is placed under a microscope. Throw in the lens of analytics, and the second-guessing from the public becomes rampant, especially when those decisions prove unwise. So had it not been for the Washington ...

October 10th 2019


Kendrick's 10th Inning Grand Slam Lifts Nationals Past Dodgers And Into NLCS

ForbesHowie Kendrick's grand slam in the 10th inning of Game 5 of the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers provided the winning margin for the Washington Nationals at Dodger Stadium on October 9, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

October 10th 2019


October Ghosts Come Early for Dodgers

The New York TimesLOS ANGELES — You could see the red taillights in the parking lots, out beyond the zigzag pavilion roof at Dodger Stadium, in the bottom of the 10th inning Wednesday night. It was the same scene in 1988, in the first game of the World Series, when the ...

October 10th 2019