2018 World Series: Dodgers vs Red Sox
All news and notes for the 2018 World Series matchup between the Dodgers and Red Sox.
The Dodgers have received little help from their bullpen this series and find themselves one game away from season’s end. They place their hopes in Clayton Kershaw once again.
The Dodgers are one game away from losing the World Series after Boston torched the bullpen with nine runs in the final three innings.
Red Sox will have Eduardo Rodríguez start Game 4
The longest game in World Series history ended with a home run off the bat of Max Muncy, a mere seven hours and 20 minutes after it began. The big hit saved the Dodgers from a 3-0 deficit, pulling back within a game of evening the series.
Yasmani Grandal will make his first start of the World Series for the Dodgers after sitting for the last six games. Chris Taylor will make the start at second base as the Dodgers get their first look at a right-handed starter for Boston.
The Dodgers are 2-for-10 with runners in scoring position and have stranded 11 runners on base. Trailing the Red Sox 2-0, LA will need the offense to step up if they have any hopes of winning their first World Series in 30 years.
The Dodgers will run the all right-handed lineup out fr the second consecutive night. They hope for better results as they try to turn the tide in the series.
The Dodgers can’t afford to give the Red Sox extra chances at the plate. Boston is too good to not take advantage of those opportunities. Several smaller mistakes added up to a big loss for Los Angeles in Game 1.
The Dodgers made only one change to their roster for the World Series, adding lefty Scott Alexander in place of fellow left-handed Caleb Ferguson.
With one day until Game 1 of the World Series, players and managers talked at media day. Manny Machado discussed his time with the Orioles and his history with the Red Sox and what to expect, and Clayton Kershaw talked about what it will be like pitching in Boston.
The Dodgers have fought through several key obstacles this season, from injuries to performance and beyond. They have one last obstacle standing in their way of breaking a 30-year drought.