“It’s pretty cool to see a team not waver too much,” said Rays catcher Mike Zunino. They gathered in an area of their quarantine hotel near Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, for a catered meal of local food. The 2020 World Series could wrap up Tuesday night. If the Astros and Dodgers bank on that experience and earn small advantages in certain matchups, we could have a … Another 1-2-3 inning from Alex Wood. Gonsolin faced 10 batters, got five outs, surrendered three hits, walked two, struck out four, threw 48 pitches and was pulled. Oct. 20, 2020, 11:33 p.m. That is when starters traditionally begin to tire and opponents, with repeated looks, start to put together better at-bats. A wide open, 16-team playoff field will battle for the 2020 World Series. Blake Snell is cruising. Can't believe I couldn't be out there to celebrate with my guys! Some players have said throughout this unusual season that it has been harder to get their minds off work, particularly when they’re struggling, because of the health and safety restrictions that have confined them to their hotels or stadiums on the road. "Thanks to everyone reaching out!" The Dodgers celebrate defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 of the 2020 World Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Tampa Bay starter Blake Snell bit his lip and shook his head. After a low-key off day, the Rays say they’re staying relaxed. Second Inning: Blake Snell looks dominant for the Rays. Mookie Betts, who came to the Dodgers to make a World Series difference, had a mad dash to home plate in the sixth inning to put Los Angeles over the top. Ji-Man Choi is hitting leadoff for the Rays in Game 6. The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays faced off in game six of the series on Tuesday night (October … They posted an .837 on-base-plus-slugging percentage against right-handed pitchers, second best in baseball. The 35-year-old Turner has been a staple in the Dodgers' lineup for seven of their eight consecutive NL West titles. Urias last pitched in Game 4 on Saturday, when he tossed four and two-thirds innings. He has induced some bad swings from Dodgers hitters and struck out five through two innings on only 24 pitches. Hernandez said this year’s Dodgers were actually better than the ones that also reached the World Series in 2017 and 2018. He located his hard fastball well, while also showing good feel for his changeup, curveball and slider. But both of those Series opponents, the Astros in particular, now have clouds hanging over them. Snell didn’t face a lineup three times many times in 2020. So proud of this team & unbelievably happy for the City of LA.". Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters, Complete coverage of MLB from CBSSports.com, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ink multiyear deal with Spotify, Giannis Antetokounmpo signs largest deal in NBA history, Sharon Osbourne tests positive for COVID-19, Best movies streaming right now on Netflix, California Privacy/Information We Collect. Brusdar Graterol made a jubilant exit from the game in the seventh. Among those players is first baseman Ji-Man Choi, 29, a left-handed hitter who is in the leadoff spot for the Rays on Tuesday night against the Dodgers’ right-handed starter, Tony Gonsolin. Blake Snell left the game in the bottom of the sixth, and then things immediately went downhill for the Rays. The Rays may need that tonight. Rays Manager Kevin Cash has been quick to yank his starter before they run into trouble the third time through an opponent’s order. "It was absolutely phenomenal. Shockingly, it was July 21, 2019. For the Rays, shortstop Willy Adames helped his team get this far with fabulous defense and his contagiously cheerful attitude, but not with his bat. In came Nick Anderson, who was one of the best relievers in baseball during the regular season but has looked worn down this postseason. Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts is emptying his bullpen. Fourth Inning: The Rays’ fragile lead stays intact. Who Won Worlds Series 2020? Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. / CBS/AP. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) ... his 2020 postseason comes to … That's just not right.". In came Julio Urias, who has been terrific for the Dodgers this postseason, to get the final out of the inning. Betts added a bit of breathing room for the Dodgers with a solo blast in the eighth inning. Gonsolin tossed only one and two-third innings, but six Dodgers relievers held the Rays to just two more hits the rest of the game. In addition to each league's three division winners, each league's three division runners-up qualified, and two additional wild card teams per league qualified based on win-loss record. Commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed Turner's positive test moments after presenting the World Series trophy to Los Angeles — a jarring reminder of all that's been different in this season in which the perennially favored Dodgers finally broke through. First Inning: Another game, another Randy Arozarena homer. In all, the Rays struck out 16 times to the Dodgers’ 11. Blake Snell, the Rays’ starter, has looked as sharp so far as he has in any other start this postseason. The Los Angeles Dodgers Win the 2020 World Series, First Since 1988 The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays faced off in the World Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas As far as the team’s mood facing elimination, the Rays insisted they felt as relaxed as usual. The last time he completed six innings? He has mostly kept the ball away from the middle of the plate and gotten the normally patient Dodgers to chase pitches out of the zone with the count at two strikes. "This year has been crazy, but no matter what, we'll look back on this and we're World Series champs. It was expected to be around 40 degrees and foggy in Arlington, Texas, by first pitch. But the few times he did, they hit .304 with a .913 on-base-plus-slugging percentage against him. The Dodgers are confident, thanks to a talented team and a closed roof. "The more you do these things, the calmer you get," Buehler said. After over a month of intense League of Legends action, its biggest annual tournament has concluded, and South Korean team DAMWON Gaming has managed to emerge victorious after a showdown against Suning in the grand finals. About 2½ weeks after the Lakers won the NBA title while finishing their season in the NBA bubble in Orlando, Florida, the Dodgers gave LA another championship in this year when the novel coronavirus pandemic has delayed, shortened and moved around sports seasons. We've got predictions. The retractable roof at Globe Life Field is closed for Game 6, with temperatures in the low 40s in Arlington, Texas. Los Angeles Dodgers’ 2020 World Series Win Is Marred By Justin Turner’s Covid-19 Fiasco Anthony Witrado Senior Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. He has allowed just one hit in five innings. Betts bolted from third for the go-ahead run on Seager's infield grounder, then led off the eighth with a punctuating homer. fastball for the third out. So far, he is 0 for 2 tonight with two strikeouts on a grand total of nine pitches. Mookie Betts of the Dodgers celebrated his home run in the eighth inning of Game 6. ET. pitchers of the night for the seventh inning. They can’t go on walks, meet up with friends or family or go to a restaurant as they used to. Julio Urias finished the job with a scoreless ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1, in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday to win their first title since 1988. From his start in Game 7 of the 2018 National League Championship Series through Game 3 of this World Series, Buehler's is 1.28. Game 1 of 2020 World Series. Path to the World Series title: How the Dodgers won the championship Mookie Betts celebrates his home run in the eighth inning of the Dodgers’ … If the Rays are going to force a Game 7, they will need more help from hitters not named Randy Arozarena. Choi, who had mostly been in the cleanup spot this month, is hitting .263 with two home runs and nine walks this postseason. In the 2017 World Series, the Dodgers came even closer to snapping their title drought by forcing a Game 7 against the Houston Astros, but then they lost that final contest, 5-1. Corey Seagertook home NLCS MVP honors, but it … The Dodgers are looking to overcome some bitter World Series history. © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. “We didn’t really talk about baseball,” Adames said. From the third to the eighth inning, both teams swapped scores. Who will come up on top? Just experienced every emotion you can possibly imagine. The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 on Tuesday, clinching their franchise’s seventh World Series championship. Randy Arozarena, the Rays’ breakout slugger, added to his major league record for most home runs in a single postseason, hitting his 10th in the first inning of Game 6 to give the Rays a 1-0 lead. But Cash and the analytically inclined Rays believe in limiting starting pitchers’ exposure to an opposing lineup a third time in a game. have been frustrated they couldn’t claim before. He is poised to go very deep into this game, but the Rays have given him little margin for error. Updated on: October 28, 2020 / 2:13 PM Kevin Jairaj/USA Today Sports, via Reuters. Blake Snell struck out five of the first six batters he faced. Eighth inning: Betts tacks on one more for the Dodgers. Chris Taylor led off with a single, but Snell wriggled out of the inning with some help from third baseman Joey Wendle, who is a standout defender because of his quick first step and sure hands. The Tampa Bay Rays have advanced to the World Series for just the second time in franchise history. 2020 MLB Playoffs • Oddest World Series ends with most 2020 … He smashed an 89-mile-per-hour slider from Dodgers starter Tony Gonsolin. Remember: Snell hasn’t completed six innings this postseason. They have been penalized by Major League Baseball for sign-stealing schemes that broke the rules in each of those seasons. He had allowed at least one run in six straight appearances entering Tuesday. Dodgers must win World Series title for 2020 to be a success despite schedule quirks The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the MLB playoffs again. "I had a crazy feeling that came to fruition," Roberts said. Turner tweeted. Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts turned to his sixth and seventh (seventh!) "I feel great, no symptoms at all. 2020 World Series - Los Angeles Dodgers over Tampa Bay Rays (4-2) | Baseball-Reference.com. Who won World Series 2020? Once it did, we kept rolling. Randy Arozarena, the Rays’ breakout slugger, produced his team’s lone run with a solo blast — his record 10th of this postseason — off Dodgers starter Tony Gonsolin in the first inning. Corey Seager after striking out against Blake Snell in the fourth. Snell had allowed only his second hit of the night, had struck out nine Dodgers and tossed just 73 pitches. They will try to win their first title since 1988 in Game 6. The MLB season didn't start until late July and was abbreviated for the shortest regular season since 1878. The Dodgers rushed the field after the final … If Urias stays efficient, Roberts could use him to at least get to the ninth inning, if not more, with the Dodgers leading 2-1. Kevin Kiermaier, who has had a good World Series at the plate, is now 7 for 17 in the series after his second-inning double with one out. ", First published on October 27, 2020 / 11:39 PM. But the Rays couldn’t solve a revolving door of Dodgers reliever. Oct. 20, 2020, 11:33 p.m. Often referred to as the "Fall Classic", the modern World Series has been played every year since … Regardless, the Dodgers — one of M.L.B.’s marquee franchises and one of its top spenders year in and year out — are one win from winning a title they have so desperately sought and have been frustrated they couldn’t claim before. You can't say enough about what we did this season.". We were ready to go as soon as the bell was called. Arlington, Texas — No dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic. https://www.si.com/mlb/2020/09/08/world-series-prediction-power-rankings fastball to fan Justin Turner. He returned about an hour after the game, hugging longtime teammate and star pitcher Clayton Kershaw and sitting front-and-center for a team photo next to manager Dave Roberts with his mask pulled down under his bushy beard. "We never stopped. Mookie Betts celebrated after his solo homer in the eighth. Is this the year the win it all? Roberts stuck with Gonsolin, who escaped with no further damage but needed 25 pitches in all. But the Rays did nothing else with a runner in scoring position as Mike Zunino struck out, Ji-Man Choi walked and then Arozarena struck out. And all Snell could do was watch from the dugout when reliever Nick Anderson, dominant during the regular season but sputtering over the last few weeks of the postseason, coughed up the lead. “We were just talking about life and a lot of stuff. Clayton Kershaw beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the second time in six days and the LA Dodgers held on for a 4-2 win Sunday night and a 3-2 World Series lead The first round was the Wild Card Series, a best-o… Blake Snell, meanwhile, has continued to plow through the Dodgers lineup. They were in three of the last four World Series. The biggest difference: star outfielder Mookie Betts, who was acquired in a trade with the Boston Red Sox over the winter. It’s always good to learn from the old guys.”. Seventh Inning: The parade of Dodgers relievers preserves the lead. Dave Roberts' LA Dodgers sealed the 2020 World Series with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 on Tuesday. 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Turner was removed after the seventh inning of Los Angeles' 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 on Tuesday night after registering Major League Baseball's first positive test in 59 days, and wasn't initially on the field as the Dodgers enjoyed the spoils of a title earned during a most unusual season. It has been Blake Snell’s night so far. The Dodgers’ last title was in 1988 — when Tommy Lasorda was their manager and pitcher Orel Hershiser their star — but they have come close a few times since. He has allowed just one hit through five innings. All of those different looks on the mound can make it harder for hitters, but it also means a lesser pitcher might be forced into the game, and Roberts has several more innings to cover. Wood has traditionally been a starter, but has pitched mostly out of the bullpen this season. They started the party without Justin Turner, too, after word was received late in the game that their red-headed star had tested positive for COVID-19. Alex Wood cruised through his first inning for Los Angeles. Joc Pederson and Max Muncy belted solo homers in a 4-2 win that brought the Dodgers to the threshold of their seventh World Series title. “This season, I think we can all agree that this is the best team we’ve seen since we’ve been here.”. “We’re just looking for a spark,” Cash said. Anderson surrendered a double to Mookie Betts and allowed Barnes to tie the score when he unfurled a wild pitch. This was the scene in the Dodgers’ dugout after their last trip to the World Series ended with a Game 5 loss to the Red Sox. "The only thing that may have made it better would be to be at Dodger Stadium. This team was incredible," said Seager, also the NLCS MVP who had franchise records with his eight homers and 20 RBIs this postseason. He used Pedro Baez (for two outs) and Victor Gonzalez (for the final out) to complete the fifth inning. This was just one game, just one win. Blake Snell didn’t look happy — and appeared to mutter an expletive to himself — when he saw his manager, Kevin Cash, walking toward him to remove him from the game. Most of the team sat around, ate and talked, which was a good opportunity to relax and get their minds off baseball, said shortstop Willy Adames. Ninth Inning: The Dodgers are World Series champions. What else is there to say about this guy? The 2018 American League Cy Young Award winner, Snell appeared to utter some expletives as Cash walked toward the mound. Manuel Margot is tagged out at home. It marked the end of a frustrating championship drought for LA — and perhaps just the start for Betts and the Dodgers, whose seventh World Series title was their sixth since leaving Brooklyn for the West Coast in 1958. We have new World Series champs! The Dodgers’ bullpen has allowed just one hit since starter Tony Gonsolin was pulled from the game with two outs in the second inning. In World Series history, teams that take a 1-0 lead have a good-but-not-overwhelming conversion rate, winning the Series 62.6% of the time. After a Game 5 win, a World Series title is in reach. Victor Gonzalez struck out the side in the sixth inning. Floro fanned Arozarena on three pitches, all changeups. The Dodgers got two men on base in the bottom of the seventh — a double by Will Smith and an intentional walk of pinch-hitter Joc Pederson — but couldn’t bring another runner home. (CNN) After a Major League Baseball season unlike any other, the Los Angeles Dodgers are World Series champions, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3 … Snell, though, still appeared in control when he gave up a one-out single to Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes. Gonsolin wasn’t sharp the rest of the inning. Sixth Inning: The Dodgers take advantage after Snell leaves the game. Pollock and made a nifty play down the third base line on a ground ball by Austin Barnes. Ninth Inning: The Dodgers are World Series champions.. Alex Wood produced the Dodgers’ first 1-2-3 inning of the game — against the heart of the Rays’ batting order, no less. Snell struck out Mookie Betts with a high 98 m.p.h. Asked who those old guys were, Adames, 25, listed pitcher Charlie Morton, 36, who is slated to start a potential Game 7, and then said that almost everyone on the team is older than he is. "We're still pretty confident we're the best team in baseball," Dodgers catcher Will Smith said, "and we're gonna win this thing." Gonzalez was the fifth Dodgers pitcher of the night. Although Cash’s decision to yank Snell will live in infamy among Rays fans, his team struggled, once again, to string together enough offense. More stout pitching by the Dodgers bullpen, which has done the heavy lifting tonight. They also agreed to hold an expanded 16-team playoff tournament for only the 2020 season. “I liked the barbecue a lot,” said Rays Manager Kevin Cash, who had grown tired of the room service food from the hotel. But against southpaws, they had a .778 O.P.S., seventh best. Third inning: Alex Wood comes on and steadies the Dodgers. The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 of the World Series to clinch their first title since 1988. Rays manager Kevin Cash raised his right arm, signaling for the bullpen. He also notched the final out of the fifth inning. A late-blooming slugger who helped reshape the game by succeeding with an upper-cut swing, Turner is LA's career leader with 12 postseason home runs, including a pair in this Series, in which he hit .364 and also played stellar defense. Trailing 1-0 in the sixth inning, the Dodgers were given new life when Rays Manager Kevin Cash lifted his starting pitcher, Blake Snell, with one out. He has fanned nine in all over four innings on only 55 pitches. And all Snell could do was watch from the dugout when Anderson coughed up a double to Mookie Betts, Barnes scored on a wild pitch and then Betts gave the Dodgers a 2-1 lead on Corey Seager’s fielder’s choice. Snell struck out the side in the fourth inning on 16 pitches. The Dodgers advanced to the World Series in 2018 and 2019. Hernandez and the Dodgers got their wish: The roof at Globe Life Field has been closed. In his career, the numbers are much better in this instances: .247 with a .742 O.P.S. "It's just a special group of players, organization, all that we've kind of overcome.". “Sitting around, one win away from a World Series, is going to be hard,” Kershaw said, referring to Monday’s off day. The Dodgers then took a 2-1 lead when Corey Seager hit a ground ball to first baseman Ji-Man Choi and Betts beat Choi’s throw home. And the Dodgers smelled blood. And the expanded postseason, with 16 teams making it instead of 10, almost went the full distance. In the bottom of the frame, Rays starter Blake Snell looked much stronger, striking out the side on 12 pitches, including a 97 m.p.h. Dodgers win 2020 World Series | MLB.com. Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts had left-hander Alex Wood warming in the bullpen after Gonsolin allowed two men on with only one out. The Associated Press contributed to this report. The Los Angeles Dodgers have a 3-2 series lead over the Tampa Bay Rays. The Dodgers rushed the field after the final out. If there has been any weakness in the Dodgers’ offense, which led the major leagues in runs scored during the regular season, it has been against left-handers. Commissioner Rob Manfred wrote in his report on the Astros that their rule-breaking continued during the 2017 postseason, but concluded in a later report that the evidence was insufficient to prove that the Red Sox had used in-game video to decode signs during the 2018 postseason.). Brusdar Graterol faced three batters, got two outs and allowed a single to Mike Zunino. He was 8 for 55 (.145) with 22 strikeouts this postseason entering Game 6. ET. The Dodgers recorded back-to-back wins after the series was tied at 2-2 to win their first World Series in 32 years. Fifth Inning: Blake Snell continues to cut down the Dodgers. Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts will most likely need Wood for several more innings as a bridge to the back end of the bullpen — Blake Treinen, Brusdar Graterol and Kenley Jansen. The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) and concludes the MLB postseason.First played in 1903, the World Series championship is a best-of-seven playoff and is a contest between the champions of baseball's National League (NL) and American League (AL). Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts didn’t want Gonsolin facing Arozarena again, as Arozarena homered off him in the first inning. It wasn’t a bad pitch — it was just outside the strike zone — but Arozarena is so locked in and so strong that he flicked his bat and sent the ball over the right field fence. Julio Urias plowed through the Rays lineup for a 1-2-3 eighth inning, which allowed the Dodgers to extended their slim lead in the bottom of the frame. Tampa Bay won the game 8-7 and tied the World Series at two games apiece. In the bottom half of the inning, the Dodgers made Blake Snell work for the first time. "If I could switch places with him right now, I would. LA Dodgers 2020 MLB World Series champions after Game 6 win over Tampa Bay Rays. Former New York Yankees infielder Phil Linz, who knocked a Game 7 home run off Bob Gibson in the 1964 World Series but made even more noise by … "It's gut-wrenching," World Series MVP Corey Seager said. And the roof was closed for the final one, with misty conditions and a game-time temperature of 39 degrees outside. Randy Arozarena hit a solo home run in the first inning for the Rays. The Dodgers celebrate defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 of the 2020 World Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Mookie Betts clobbered a solo blast off Rays reliever Pete Fairbanks to give the Dodgers a 3-1 lead and a bit more breathing room for what might be the final inning of their title-winning season. Snell coughed up a one-out single to Austin Barnes — only his second hit allowed all game — and Cash hooked him after only 73 pitches. (M.L.B. Two back-end relievers Blake Treinen and Kenley Jansen are looming for Los Angeles. Reliever Dylan Floro, not starter Tony Gonsolin, faced Arozarena. The Los Angeles Dodgers took care of business last night against he Atlanta Braves to win their third pennant in the last four seasons. The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays by an 8-3 score in Tuesday's Game 1 of the 2020 World Series. “Especially when you have been in the same hotel for four weeks now. Urias tossed the final two and one-third innings to seal the Dodgers’ victory and the seventh World Series title in franchise history. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. They still lead only 1-0. To get to say that and get to be part of that, it's so special no matter what," Kershaw said. The Dodgers now have a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series… RELATED World Series: Kershaw, Bellinger guide Dodgers to Game 1 win over Rays It was his ninth home run of the 2020 playoffs, setting the MLB record for … Players were handed face masks as they gathered for their post-game celebration, although many of their embraces came mask-free even after Turner's positive test. The powerhouse Dodgers got to the World Series by beating the Atlanta Braves in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series on Sunday night, completing a rally from a 3-1 series deficit. “I feel like there’s been a lot of times where we’ve sat as a group or we’ve sat in front of you guys and talked internally and to you guys about how this is the best team we’ve ever played on,” Hernandez told reporters before Tuesday’s game. During their day off on Monday, with a potential elimination game looming, the Rays did their best to distract themselves from their World Series deficit. 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