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Digging deeper into the Game 5 matchup between Julio Urías & Logan Webb

Dodgers, Giants have one more game to decide things

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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants
Dodgers hope to get better looks against Logan Webb in Game 5
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Game 5 of the National League Division Series between the 109-win Dodgers and 109-win Giants is kind of a big deal. So much so that many people are writing about MLB’s two best teams heading into Thursday night’s series decider.

NLDS Game 5 links

  • Kate Preusser previews Game 5 for Baseball Prospectus, explaining, among other things, why the Dodgers are “much more the Platonic ideal of a modern-day bullpen.”
  • Alden Gonzalez and Tim Keown at ESPN answer questions about the NLDS, with Gonzalez delivering this surprising tidbit: “It’s pretty incredible that we’re four games into this series and have yet to experience a single lead change.”