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Dodgers-Red Sox: Rich histories, but little crossover

Oct. 21, 2018 12:24 AM EDT

Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and the Boys of Summer. Ted Williams to Yaz and the Impossible Dream. Manny Ramirez. Pedro Martinez. Bill Buckner. Fenway Franks and Dodger Dogs. Ebbets Field, the Green Monster. "Sweet Caroline" or "I Love L.A." Yet for all their rich history — dating back to Babe Ruth on the...

Cody Bellinger wins NLCS MVP award for Dodgers

Oct. 21, 2018 12:18 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cody Bellinger is the MVP of the NL Championship Series. All it took was a couple of big swings. Bellinger hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 in Game 7 on Saturday night. Last year's NL Rookie of the Year also singled home the winning run in...

Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series

Oct. 21, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger flexed their muscles. Chris Taylor flashed some leather. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers got a lift from ace Clayton Kershaw out of the bullpen to finish off the Milwaukee Brewers and return to the World Series. Puig broke open a tight game with a three-run...

Brewers' bullpen runs out of gas in Game 7 loss to Dodgers

Oct. 21, 2018 12:02 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Craig Counsell and the Milwaukee Brewers relied on their bullpen all season long. Those hard-throwing relievers finally ran out of gas in the NL Championship Series. Josh Hader was brilliant as usual, but Jeremy Jeffress was tagged for a crucial three-run homer by Yasiel Puig and the...

Red Sox favored slightly over Dodgers in World Series

Oct. 20, 2018 11:59 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Boston Red Sox opened as a slight favorite in this city's sports books to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series. Oddsmakers at the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook set the Red Sox as minus-135 favorites in early betting, with the Dodgers made plus-115 to win the series. That...

Cora: MVP favorite Betts could play 2B in World Series

Oct. 20, 2018 11:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With a championship at stake, AL MVP favorite Mookie Betts is ready to do anything manager Alex Cora asks. Even if that means dusting off his infielder's mitt. Cora said Saturday he might use the Gold Glove right fielder at second base during the World Series, a move that would make space in...

Los Angeles Dodgers advance to face Boston Red Sox in World Series, beating Milwaukee 5-1 in Game 7 for 23rd NL pennant

Oct. 20, 2018 11:27 PM EDT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers advance to face Boston Red Sox in World Series, beating Milwaukee 5-1 in Game 7 for 23rd NL pennant.

Dodgers ace Kershaw available in 'pen vs Brewers in Game 7

Oct. 20, 2018 6:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Clayton Kershaw will be available in relief for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series against the Milwaukee Brewers. The winner of Saturday night's game plays the Red Sox in the World Series, which starts Tuesday in Boston. Kershaw would be pitching on two days of...

Dodgers' Machado whiffs on chance to silence Game 6 boos

Oct. 20, 2018 2:09 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Machado gestured with hands, appearing to egg on the booing crowd as he retreated down the dugout steps following a first-inning strikeout. The jeers kept coming for the Los Angeles Dodgers star. So did the outs. Machado went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts in a 7-2 loss to the Milwaukee...

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Brewers in Game 7 of NLCS, Red Sox wait

Oct. 20, 2018 2:06 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: GAME 7 The Dodgers and Brewers meet in an all-or-nothing matchup at Miller Park to decide the NL Championship Series. Los Angeles will start 24-year-old rookie Walker Buehler, who showed flashes of brilliance this season but has not fared well in his two playoff...