Dodgers Postgame Reaction
Highlights, news, and analysis of Los Angeles Dodgers games, including interviews with the players, coaches, and manager Don Mattingly after each contest.
The Dodgers have a revolving cast of characters to pitch high-leverage innings in relief. In Game 1 of the NLDS, Evan Phillips, Alex Vesia, Brusdar Graterol, and Chris Martin held the Padres scoreless over the final four innings to secure the win.
Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes plays roughly a third of the time, but is having his best season since 2017. The team raves about his preparation, and especially lately, about the results at the plate.
The Dodgers won the National League West for the ninth time in the last 10 years. Here’s how they celebrated.
Dodgers outfielder James Outman homered, doubled, singled, and drove in three runs in his incredible major league debut at Coors Field. Plus, the Dodgers’ first trade deadline move was made on Saturday, acquiring reliever Chris Martin from the Cubs.
Clayton Kershaw was perfect through seven innings and allowed only one hit in eight scoreless innings. It was one of the best and most efficient starts of his incredible career.
Dodgers right-hander Walker Buehler will have testing done on his right elbow Saturday to determine the source of discomfort that caused him to leave Friday’s start early.
Reaction to Clayton Kershaw setting the Dodgers strikeout record, including a video from Vin Scully, some numbers behind Kershaw’s 2,700 career strikeouts, and more.
The Dodgers and Angels made history on Monday night at Dodger Stadium, with the help of the umpiring crew and a microphone.
Mookie Betts is healthy and back to being a dynamic player at the top of the Dodgers lineup, excelling at both the plate and on the bases this postseason.
The Dodgers appeared lifeless and were five outs away from a 3-0 series deficit in the NLCS, but Cody Bellinger’s three-run home run fueled a stunning comeback win over the Braves. Inside the ups and downs of the fateful eighth inning.
Needing to give starter Max Scherzer extra rest, the Dodgers opted for a bullpen game in Game 1 of the NLCS, and even though they lost the game, run prevention wasn’t the issue. It followed a Dodgers pattern, seen especially in the second half of the season.
Mookie Betts had four hits in Game 5 of the National League Division Series to help eliminate the Giants, but the Dodgers leadoff man and right fielder was in the middle of everything during the entire NLDS, a part of some of the most impactful plays of the series.