The Dodgers had a great regular season with 111 wins, but did not play well enough to win a single postseason series. The incredibly disappointing finish fell well short of the team’s lofty goals.
2022 NLDS: Dodgers vs. Padres
The 2022 National League Division Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres, the second postseason meeting in three years for the NL West rivals
The Dodgers decided to start a depleted Tony Gonsolin in Game 3 of the NLDS, and it didn’t work out, with Gonsolin recording only four outs, far shorter than they were hoping. Now, LA’s backs are against the wall.
Dave Roberts said Dodgers left-hander Victor González would be "in the conversation" for the NLCS roster should LA advance. Why that is potentially linked to an under-the-radar transaction on the final day of the regular season.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts gave clues to his lineup for Game 3 of the NLDS, including Austin Barnes catching, Will Smith at designated hitter, Max Muncy at second base, Chris Taylor in left field, and Trayce Thompson in center field.
A look back at the Dodgers’ loss in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series to the Padres, on the missed opportunities, the runners left on base, the inability to hit San Diego’s bullpen, some questionable choices, plus a look ahead to the two games in San Diego.
Cody Bellinger has struggled all season at the plate and has just one hit in six at-bats so far in the NLDS. But his excellent catch in centerfield in Game 2 illustrated why Bellinger remains in the Dodgers lineup, at least against right-handed pitchers.
The Dodgers and Padres had something interesting happen in just about every half inning of Game 2 of the NLDS, which came down to a battle of bullpens. San Diego got the upper hand to even the series at one game apiece.
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.
Julio Urías starts for the Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLDS, facing Padres right-hander Mike Clevinger in the biggest pitching matchup of the series.
The schedule for the Dodgers and Padres National League Division Series, including start times and TV information for all five potential games.
The Dodgers roster for the National League Division Series includes 13 pitchers and 13 position players.
The Dodgers will battle the Padres in the National League Division Series. We break down the matchup between the very familiar foes, and wonder what LA’s 14-5 mark against San Diego during the regular season will tell us in the postseason.