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.
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.
Beyond just the known variables of the office dynamic, managers have to grapple with the specter of the known unknowns.
The Astros beat the Dodgers 13-12 in Game 5 of an upside-down World Series. Houston needs one more victory for its first championship.
It’s reasonable to expect Wood to pitch longer than Morton, all things being equal. That, however, is tempered by the exigencies of the Dodgers’ position in the Series. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts will want to avoid trailing 3-1, so Wood will likely be on a short leash.
Astros were on the ropes in the last round of the fight, but they fought back. Now they’re heading home with the Series tied instead of being down 0-2.
So buckle up. We have a Series, everyone
The Dodgers re-rebrand, the best places in baseball to cry, and the All-Philosopher lineup.
Writing on the weight of streaks, real-life translations of errors, and searching for the new bat flip.
Rich Hill’s perfect game dies in front of us, Jered Weaver’s career grinds to a halt, and TV’s Monk holds up.
Orson Welles returns to the microphone, baseball players as iconography, and a review of a pleasant little board game.
Dodgers use of 10-day DL and six viable starters has aided their rotation and might give them an advantage all season. How can fantasy players take advanatge?
Holly celebrates the resurrection of Phillipe Aumont, Meg celebrates the eleven deaths of Clayton Kershaw, and Trevor talks aliens.
Mariners prospect Tyler O’Neill robs you of your individuality. Meanwhile, Eric Gagne exists.
Just when it looked like Chase Utley might be a regular again, here comes Kendrick to take him out at the knees.