Los Angeles Dodgers
With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.
Juan Uribe singled home Andre Ethier in the top of the 11th inning to rally the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
Jeff Locke allowed just two hits over seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Clayton Kershaw followed up his sensational one-man show on opening day with seven innings of two-hit ball and nine strikeouts in a spirited duel with A.J. Burnett, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Pittsburgh 1-0 Saturday night for their second straight shutout win over the Pirates.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Not too bad, as far as first impressions go. Zack Greinke pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning of his splendid Dodgers debut, leading Los Angeles to a 3-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
If Kenley Jansen could toss 80-90 frames for Los Angeles, he could strike out 130-140 batters with a low ERA and WHIP.
Pittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington checks in with Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook to his view of the team as the final stretch run to the playoffs begins.
Los Angeles Dodgers GM Ned Colletti joins the Vinnie & Cook Show on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
Shane Victorino hit his 10th homer of the season and drove in three runs to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. Matt Kemp added two hits for the Dodgers, who moved within 1 1/2 games of the Pirates for one of the two National League wild card spots. Aaron Harang (8-7) pitched six effective innings to snap a modest two-game losing streak while Kenley Jansen worked a perfect ninth for his 24th save.
The bottom line is the Flyers own the Penguins right now. I said before this started that the Pens can’t win a series that goes seven games against the Flyers. And the odds of Pittsburgh winning four of the next five are very slim.
Chris Capuano struck out seven in his first home game with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who scored all of their runs in the first inning against Jeff Karstens and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — It’s no secret by now. The Pirates can’t score runs.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Andre Ethier drove a 2-1 slider high and over the right field wall to break open a tie game and give Los Angeles a 2-1 win.