LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers finished the road portion of their regular season schedule on Sunday, completing one of the best away performances in franchise history. Here is a look at some of the numbers away from home.
Keep in mind it isn't as simple as multiplying these road numbers by two to determine the team or player's real talent. After all, no Dodgers road games include Dodger Stadium nor do the Rockies play on the road at Coors Field, which might skew each team's numbers one way or another. But for a fun look at how the Dodgers did on the road this year, here are some numbers:
Since moving to Los Angeles in 1958, the Dodgers have won 49 road games three times: 1974 (50-31), 1988 (49-31) and 1963 (49-32). The team reached the World Series in all three years, winning two.
The Dodgers scored 390 runs on the road, 4.81 per game, tops in the National League, and third in the majors behind the Tigers (393 runs) and Angels (395 runs, with six road games remaining).
As a team, the Dodgers allowed 310 runs on the road. The +80 road run differential is second in baseball to the Angels (+97).
The 390 runs were only the 11th-most by a Dodgers team on the road since moving to Los Angeles, but factoring in the lower-scoring run environment the Dodgers' 121 road OPS+ is second only to the 1974 (126 OPS+) and 1970 (123) squads.
The Dodgers had five road trips of nine games or longer, with winning records on each trip: 5-4, 5-4, 5-4, 6-3 and 6-4.
Adrian Gonzalez hit .296/.354/.505 on the road with a team-leading 14 home runs and 68 RBI, the most away RBI by a Dodger since Shawn Green drove in 74 runs and hit 30 home runs in 81 road games in 2001.
Yasiel Puig hit .305/.394/.500 on the road, and scored 55 runs.
Dee Gordon scored 52 runs and stole 37 bases on the road with 91 hits, and hit .294/.336/.369. The 37 steals were the most by a Dodger on the road since Davey Lopes also stole 37 bases on the road in 1975.
Matt Kemp hit .300/.373/.479 with 41 RBI on the road
Hanley Ramirez hit .303/.393/.459 with 39 RBI away from home.
Scott Van Slyke hit nine of his 11 home runs on the road, second on the team in away home runs, hitting .314/.416/.657.
Justin Turner hit .336/.417/.467 on the road.
Clayton Kershaw was 11-1 with a 1.85 ERA on the road, the most road wins by a Dodger since Orel Hershiser was 12-3 away from home in 1988.
Hyun-jin Ryu was 10-4 with a 3.03 ERA on the road, giving the Dodgers two pitchers with 10 road wins for the first time since Sandy Koufax (12 wins) and Don Drysdale (11) in 1965.
In June the Dodgers began wearing their alternate "Dodgers" road jerseys for just about every game, wearing them for 48 of the last 50 road games, saving the "Los Angeles" jerseys for two games in Anaheim on August 6-7. The Dodgers wore home whites as a road team in their second game in Australia, but the breakdown of road uniforms in 2014 is this: Los Angeles 15-6 (.714), Dodgers 33-26 (.559).