Silver Slugger 2020: Trout Wins Eighth; Braves Win Four, White Sox Win Three

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Silver Slugger 2020: Trout Wins Eighth; Braves Win Four, White Sox Win Three Major League Baseball announced the 2020 winners of their annual Silver Slugger Awards Thursday night, honoring the top hitters at each position in each league. Eight of the twenty honorees were first-time winners. Three teams – the Atlanta Braves, the Chicago White […] READ MORE


Arizona Diamondbacks 2020 Season Review

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Arizona Diamondbacks 2020 Season Review It has been five weeks since the Arizona Diamondbacks 2020 season has ended. The dust has settled. Emotions have calmed. Heads are now clear. We’ve all had a chance to take a deep breath. Now that we’ve done so, let’s take a look at the shortened Diamondbacks 2020 campaign. Going […] READ MORE


Dodgers Rally, Beat Rays for First World Series Title since 1988

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Dodgers 3, Rays 1 2020 World Series Game Six Dodgers Win Series, 4-2 After a managerial move that will be questioned for years to come, the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to defeat the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1, and win the 2020 World Series. This win Tuesday night in Arlington, Texas gave them their first World […] READ MORE


Rays Stun Dodgers with Ninth Inning Rally, Even World Series at 2-2

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Rays 8, Dodgers 7 2020 World Series Game Four Gonzalo Márquez. Francisco Cabrera. And now Brett Phillips. One of the beauties of baseball is that anyone can be a hero. Teams can’t send up their best hitter whenever they need a big play – they send up the next player in the batting order. So […] READ MORE


Rays Beat Dodgers, Even World Series at 1-1

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Rays 6, Dodgers 4 2020 World Series, Game Two Second baseman Brandon Lowe hit two home runs and drove in three runs Wednesday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Two of the 2020 World Series in Arlington, Texas. The Rays victory evened the best-of-seven […] READ MORE


Dodgers Rally Twice to Defeat Braves for the Pennant

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Dodgers 4, Braves 3 NLCS Game Seven On Wednesday morning, the Atlanta Braves led the NLCS, two games to none. Two days later, they held a three-to-one series lead. They have not won since. Defensive plays by right fielder Mookie Betts saved games for the Los Angeles Dodgers and gave them momentum. Clutch hitting by […] READ MORE


Smith, Seager Power Dodgers to Victory over Braves

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Dodgers 7, Braves 3 NLCS Game Five An appeal of a runner leaving third too early on a fly ball proved to be a turning point. But this was only because of a huge three-run home run from Will Smith – off Will Smith, no less. Shortstop Corey Seager added two homers of his own […] READ MORE


Dodgers Score Postseason-Record 11 Runs in First, Rout Braves

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Dodgers 15, Braves 3 NLCS Game Three When the Los Angeles Dodgers made a strong late-inning rally in Game Two of the 2020 NLCS, it was not enough to win the game. However, it gave them some positives as they moved forward. They rode those positives in Game Three, scoring a postseason-record 11 runs in […] READ MORE


Clayton Kershaw Has a Complex Postseason History

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Clayton Kershaw Postseason Success Varies It is safe to say that most baseball fans know that Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is one of the best pitchers of the last 50 years. Even though he still has at least a few good years left in the tank, he’d be a lock for the Hall […] READ MORE


Braves Bats Come Alive in Ninth to Beat Dodgers

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Braves 5, Dodgers 1 NLCS Game One The Atlanta Braves scored four runs in the top of the ninth off Blake Treinen and Jake McGee, breaking a 1-1 tie. Mark Melancon then pitched a scoreless bottom of the ninth to seal the deal as the Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1, in Game One […] READ MORE