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Dodgers outlast Giants in epic NLDS: ‘We poured everything we could into this series’

Reaction to LA’s Game 5 win over their rivals

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NLDS: LA Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

The first postseason series between the Dodgers and Giants will be hard to top. Five games between the two best MLB teams, bitter rivals fighting it out until the very last pitch of the very last inning. The Dodgers won and moved on to the NLCS for the fifth time in six years, but before we look ahead to Atlanta, let’s consider just how compelling the NLDS was.

I’m a sucker for newspapers the day after a big sports event, especially with a great headline. Here are a few from Friday morning, with “CODY TO THE MAX” at the Los Angeles Daily News my clear favorite.