Urias unlikely G4 hero in Dodgers’ bullpen

Julio Urias pitched only four innings in the regular season, but he found himself in a huge spot as the last man standing in the Dodgers' bullpen late Tuesday night in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium.… Read More
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‘We just didn’t hit’: LA comes up empty in G3

The Dodgers could not hit the starter they crushed the last time they faced him at Dodger Stadium. They could not KO the reliever they clobbered two days ago in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series. It left them frustrated following a 4-0 loss on Monday night in Game 3, in which they went 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position.… Read More
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Machado slide-rule violation results in DP

The Brewers benefited from the "Chase Utley" slide rule in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. Cody Bellinger grounded into a 3-6 force play with no outs in the fourth, with Manny Machado out at second. But the Brewers immediately challenged, arguing that Machado had violated the slide rule into second base. Machado raised his arm as he slid into Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia. He also slid to the left of the bag.… Read More
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Dodgers grinding out Brewers’ vaunted bullpen

The Dodgers felt they would beat the Brewers' bullpen in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series at Miller Park, if presented another opportunity. They fell short in Game 1, but they took their hacks as Milwaukee's relievers showed fissures in the foundation. The Dodgers felt good about those Game 1 efforts. In fact, they sounded remarkably upbeat following the loss.… Read More
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