While everyone knows by now that the biggest play in the Cardinals’ clinching victory over the Dodgers was that three-run homer by Matt Adams, the second most important play seemed to slip through the cracks from an analysis standpoint.
Led by superb rookie starter Michael Wacha, the St. Louis Cardinals have taken a 2-0 NLCS advantage over the Los Angeles Dodgers by taking Game 2.
Andre Ethier is not in the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup for Game 2 of the NLCS due to lingering soreness.
The Mets couldn’t take advantage of Jeremy Hefner’s strong outing as they lost to the Dodgers 3-2 on Thursday.
A Dodgers-Yankees World Series has not been seen since Tommy Lasorda led the 1981 Dodgers to a six-game victory over the Yankees.
The Mets extended their winning streak to four behind Johan Santana’s brilliant eight innings of shutout ball. They defeated the Dodgers 5-0 on Saturday.
Instead of arguing whether the Gold Glove Award is still relevant or if the Fielding Bible Award should be accepted the standard, how about combining the best aspects of both awards?
Terry Collins was feeling good when the first inning came to an end. The Mets managed to draw two walks, drive up Clayton Kershaw’s pitch count, and even coax a run across against the Dodgers’ ace. Then they didn’t score again until the ninth inning.
Andre Ethier got back on track with a two-run homer, Clayton Kershaw struck out eight and the struggling Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 4-2 on Sunday.
Pinch-hitter Justin Turner came through with a long single that snapped an eighth-inning tie and the New York Mets stopped Andre Ethier’s hitting streak at 30 games Saturday night in a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Andre Ethier looks to tie the longest hitting streak in Dodgers franchise history when he faces the New York Mets and starter Chris Young on Saturday night in Flushing.
Andre Ethier became the first player in two years to extend a hitting streak to 30 games, but Jason Pridie’s three-run homer in the sixth inning carried the Mets past the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 Friday night.
If he’s healthy enough to play, Andre Ethier will try to extend his 29-game hit streak against Jon Niese when the Dodgers open up a three-game set against the Mets on Friday.