Dodgers win title, Turner tests positive

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Baseball Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No large dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading “Dodgers win title, Turner tests positive”

Kershaw hands Dodgers 3-2 Series lead

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — As much as Clayton Kershaw has dominated hitters throughout a glittering career, he has not silenced those who cite his lack of baseball’s ultimate accomplishment. Continue reading “Kershaw hands Dodgers 3-2 Series lead”

Lowe homers twice, Rays hold off Dodgers

Tampa Bay Rays’ Ji-Man Choi singles against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the sixth inning in Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Baseball Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brandon Lowe kept finding his name near the top of Tampa Bay’s lineup even as his offensive struggles continued to mount this postseason. Continue reading “Lowe homers twice, Rays hold off Dodgers”

Kershaw, Dodgers top Rays 8-3 in WS opener

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning in Game 1 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts — the Los Angeles Dodgers stars all shined. Continue reading “Kershaw, Dodgers top Rays 8-3 in WS opener”

Bellinger HR sends Dodgers to World Series

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Max Muncy scores past Atlanta Braves catcher Travis d’Arnaud on a single by Will Smith during the third inning in Game 7 of a baseball National League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Baseball Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated as Cody Bellinger’s drive soared deep into the Texas night. Bellinger flung his bat off to the side and strutted up the first-base line. Continue reading “Bellinger HR sends Dodgers to World Series”

Dodgers force NLCS Game 7 with 3-1 win

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger hits a RBI-single against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning in Game 6 of a baseball National League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Baseball Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager’s sweet swing. Walker Buehler’s calm. Kenley Jansen’s resurgence. Continue reading “Dodgers force NLCS Game 7 with 3-1 win”

Arozarena, Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow is reflected in the American League championship trophy following their victory against the Houston Astros in Game 7 of a baseball American League Championship Series, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in San Diego. The Rays defeated the Astros 4-2 to win the series 4-3 games. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer

SAN DIEGO (AP) — By now, every baseball fan has heard of remarkable rookie Randy Arozarena. They’re fast becoming familiar with his World Series-bound Tampa Bay teammates, too. Continue reading “Arozarena, Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7”