Game Three is always the important game of any seven-game series. By winning it Monday night, the Dodgers stay very much alive in NLCS.
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.
Right fielder Nate Schierholtz hit a two-run triple and the San Francisco Giants beat a Los Angeles Dodgers split squad 8-3 on Saturday.
Ask Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly about left-hander Clayton Kershaw, Mattingly’s starter for opening day on March 31 against the San Francisco Giants, and he talks about a work ethic.