In Game 7, the Dodgers’ fate was sealed early even if they didn’t know it yet.
Dave Roberts pulled Yu Darvish in the second inning, but too much damage had already been done.
After seven games, and 55 years, the Houston Astros are champions.
Lance McCullers (and Dallas Keuchel?) vs. Yu Darvish (and Clayton Kershaw?), in Los Angeles.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts gains a tactical advantage for Game 7 by having Clayton Kershaw available in relief.
Chase Utley helped the Dodgers get it done in Game 6. That it wasn’t pretty doesn’t matter in the World Series.
Justin Verlander was mortal, Joc Pederson homered, and the Dodgers forced a Game 7 to decide one of the best World Series of all time.
A look at how the two teams in the World Series were assembled.
Justin Verlander vs. Rich Hill, in Los Angeles.
Like your parents asking about the best friend in high school with whom you haven’t had contact in years, some fans see only the Kershaw that they remember.