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. Can't believe I couldn't be out there to celebrate with my guys! 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 … "It's just a special group of players, organization, all that we've kind of overcome.". 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). "We never stopped. 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. This team was incredible," said Seager, also the NLCS MVP who had franchise records with his eight homers and 20 RBIs this postseason. Corey Seager after striking out against Blake Snell in the fourth. Snell struck out the side in the fourth inning on 16 pitches. The MLB season didn't start until late July and was abbreviated for the shortest regular season since 1878. 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. 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. Oct. 20, 2020, 11:33 p.m. He is poised to go very deep into this game, but the Rays have given him little margin for error. But Cash and the analytically inclined Rays believe in limiting starting pitchers’ exposure to an opposing lineup a third time in a game. Alex Wood produced the Dodgers’ first 1-2-3 inning of the game — against the heart of the Rays’ batting order, no less. Ji-Man Choi is hitting leadoff for the Rays in Game 6. “I liked the barbecue a lot,” said Rays Manager Kevin Cash, who had grown tired of the room service food from the hotel. Ninth Inning: The Dodgers are World Series champions. Betts added a bit of breathing room for the Dodgers with a solo blast in the eighth inning. 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. It was expected to be around 40 degrees and foggy in Arlington, Texas, by first pitch. Enrique Hernandez, a Dodgers utility player since 2015, said this when asked what the talk around the team was entering Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday: “That we hope the roof is closed because it’s freezing.”. “Especially when you have been in the same hotel for four weeks now. The retractable roof at Globe Life Field is closed for Game 6, with temperatures in the low 40s in Arlington, Texas. They can’t go on walks, meet up with friends or family or go to a restaurant as they used to. Who will come up on top? Fifth Inning: Blake Snell continues to cut down the Dodgers. But both of those Series opponents, the Astros in particular, now have clouds hanging over them. Rays manager Kevin Cash raised his right arm, signaling for the bullpen. “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. Urias last pitched in Game 4 on Saturday, when he tossed four and two-thirds innings. 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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 last time he completed six innings? As far as the team’s mood facing elimination, the Rays insisted they felt as relaxed as usual. The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays faced off in game six of the series on Tuesday night (October … And the expanded postseason, with 16 teams making it instead of 10, almost went the full distance. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. So proud of this team & unbelievably happy for the City of LA.". He has allowed just one hit in five innings. The first round was the Wild Card Series, a best-o… “This season, I think we can all agree that this is the best team we’ve seen since we’ve been here.”. Eighth inning: Betts tacks on one more for the Dodgers. 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. 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. fastball for the third out. Another 1-2-3 inning from Alex Wood. He had allowed at least one run in six straight appearances entering Tuesday. Ninth Inning: The Dodgers are World Series champions.. / CBS/AP. He has induced some bad swings from Dodgers hitters and struck out five through two innings on only 24 pitches. 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. 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Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary, Biden to nominate Tai for trade rep and McDonough for veterans affairs, Biden introduces his pick to lead Defense Department, Biden to nominate Marcia Fudge to lead HUD. The Los Angeles Dodgers took care of business last night against he Atlanta Braves to win their third pennant in the last four seasons. It has been Blake Snell’s night so far. The Dodgers rushed the field after the final … 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. Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts turned to his sixth and seventh (seventh!) Sixth Inning: The Dodgers take advantage after Snell leaves the game. ", First published on October 27, 2020 / 11:39 PM. Game 1 of 2020 World Series. Dodgers win 2020 World Series | MLB.com. 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. Floro fanned Arozarena on three pitches, all changeups. The Dodgers rushed the field after the final out. 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. Tampa Bay starter Blake Snell bit his lip and shook his head. They will try to win their first title since 1988 in Game 6. Second Inning: Blake Snell looks dominant for the Rays. You can't say enough about what we did this season.". He was 8 for 55 (.145) with 22 strikeouts this postseason entering Game 6. Is this the year the win it all? "I had a crazy feeling that came to fruition," Roberts said. Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts didn’t want Gonsolin facing Arozarena again, as Arozarena homered off him in the first inning. They posted an .837 on-base-plus-slugging percentage against right-handed pitchers, second best in baseball. Who Won Worlds Series 2020? 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. 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. “We’re just looking for a spark,” Cash said. 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. The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays by an 8-3 score in Tuesday's Game 1 of the 2020 World Series. Betts bolted from third for the go-ahead run on Seager's infield grounder, then led off the eighth with a punctuating homer. 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’ … 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. “It’s pretty cool to see a team not waver too much,” said Rays catcher Mike Zunino. Gonsolin wasn’t sharp the rest of the inning. Blake Snell, the Rays’ starter, has looked as sharp so far as he has in any other start this postseason. He is making some of the best Dodgers hitters, such as Mookie Betts in the third inning and Corey Seager in the fourth inning, look silly. The Associated Press contributed to this report. Hernandez and the Dodgers got their wish: The roof at Globe Life Field has been closed. 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. In all, the Rays struck out 16 times to the Dodgers’ 11. In came Nick Anderson, who was one of the best relievers in baseball during the regular season but has looked worn down this postseason. Often referred to as the "Fall Classic", the modern World Series has been played every year since … It’s always good to learn from the old guys.”. 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. pitchers of the night for the seventh inning. He smashed an 89-mile-per-hour slider from Dodgers starter Tony Gonsolin. That is when starters traditionally begin to tire and opponents, with repeated looks, start to put together better at-bats. Blake Snell left the game in the bottom of the sixth, and then things immediately went downhill for the Rays. The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 on Tuesday, clinching their franchise’s seventh World Series championship. Brusdar Graterol made a jubilant exit from the game in the seventh. Mookie Betts of the Dodgers celebrated his home run in the eighth inning of Game 6. 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. Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts is emptying his bullpen. ET. 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 struck out Mookie Betts with a high 98 m.p.h. "If I could switch places with him right now, I would. The Dodgers recorded back-to-back wins after the series was tied at 2-2 to win their first World Series in 32 years. The Dodgers advanced to the World Series in 2018 and 2019. Mookie Betts celebrated after his solo homer in the eighth. "It was absolutely phenomenal. They still lead only 1-0. The Dodgers are looking to overcome some bitter World Series history. “We were just talking about life and a lot of stuff. Wood has traditionally been a starter, but has pitched mostly out of the bullpen this season. Corey Seagertook home NLCS MVP honors, but it … The Dodgers’ bullpen has allowed just one hit since starter Tony Gonsolin was pulled from the game with two outs in the second inning. The Rays may need that tonight. In his career, the numbers are much better in this instances: .247 with a .742 O.P.S. The Los Angeles Dodgers have a 3-2 series lead over the Tampa Bay Rays. In the bottom half of the inning, the Dodgers made Blake Snell work for the first time. But against southpaws, they had a .778 O.P.S., seventh best. Anderson surrendered a double to Mookie Betts and allowed Barnes to tie the score when he unfurled a wild pitch. The Tampa Bay Rays have advanced to the World Series for just the second time in franchise history. 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. 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. So far, he is 0 for 2 tonight with two strikeouts on a grand total of nine pitches. 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. Two back-end relievers Blake Treinen and Kenley Jansen are looming for Los Angeles. Seventh Inning: The parade of Dodgers relievers preserves the lead. Although Cash’s decision to yank Snell will live in infamy among Rays fans, his team struggled, once again, to string together enough offense. 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. In came Julio Urias, who has been terrific for the Dodgers this postseason, to get the final out of the inning. He also notched the final out of the fifth inning. In the 2018 World Series, they were dispatched in five games by the Boston Red Sox, who had one of the best seasons in baseball history. Rays Manager Kevin Cash has been quick to yank his starter before they run into trouble the third time through an opponent’s order. 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. He used Pedro Baez (for two outs) and Victor Gonzalez (for the final out) to complete the fifth inning. © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. 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. 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 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 … Kevin Jairaj/USA Today Sports, via Reuters. 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 2020 World Series could wrap up Tuesday night. "Thanks to everyone reaching 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. After a Game 5 win, a World Series title is in reach. More stout pitching by the Dodgers bullpen, which has done the heavy lifting tonight. "The more you do these things, the calmer you get," Buehler said. 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. What else is there to say about this guy? But the few times he did, they hit .304 with a .913 on-base-plus-slugging percentage against him. 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. 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. Pollock and made a nifty play down the third base line on a ground ball by Austin Barnes. https://www.si.com/mlb/2020/09/08/world-series-prediction-power-rankings Gonzalez was the fifth Dodgers pitcher of the night. Manuel Margot is tagged out at home. The Dodgers are confident, thanks to a talented team and a closed roof. Oct. 20, 2020, 11:33 p.m. A wide open, 16-team playoff field will battle for the 2020 World Series. 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. 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. After a low-key off day, the Rays say they’re staying relaxed. “Sitting around, one win away from a World Series, is going to be hard,” Kershaw said, referring to Monday’s off day. 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. If the Rays are going to force a Game 7, they will need more help from hitters not named Randy Arozarena. "I feel great, no symptoms at all. (CNN) After a Major League Baseball season unlike any other, the Los Angeles Dodgers are World Series champions, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3 … 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. 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. 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. To get to say that and get to be part of that, it's so special no matter what," Kershaw said. "The only thing that may have made it better would be to be at Dodger Stadium. fastball to fan Justin Turner. 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.). Randy Arozarena hit a solo home run in the first inning for the Rays. Who won World Series 2020? Snell, though, still appeared in control when he gave up a one-out single to Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes. There were plenty of fans in Dodgers blue at the new $1.2 billion home of the Texas Rangers, the stadium with the retractable roof where they played 16 games over three weeks. He has fanned nine in all over four innings on only 55 pitches. Blake Snell struck out five of the first six batters he faced. They gathered in an area of their quarantine hotel near Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, for a catered meal of local food. "It's gut-wrenching," World Series MVP Corey Seager said. 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. Just experienced every emotion you can possibly imagine. 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Maybe he should have started instead of Tony Gonsolin? 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. Gonsolin faced 10 batters, got five outs, surrendered three hits, walked two, struck out four, threw 48 pitches and was pulled. We have new World Series champs! Alex Wood cruised through his first inning for Los Angeles. 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. The 35-year-old Turner has been a staple in the Dodgers' lineup for seven of their eight consecutive NL West titles. They also agreed to hold an expanded 16-team playoff tournament for only the 2020 season. 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. He has allowed just one hit through five innings. Blake Snell is cruising. Tampa Bay won the game 8-7 and tied the World Series at two games apiece. 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. The biggest difference: star outfielder Mookie Betts, who was acquired in a trade with the Boston Red Sox over the winter. Updated on: October 28, 2020 / 2:13 PM This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Once it did, we kept rolling. Snell didn’t face a lineup three times many times in 2020. Remember: Snell hasn’t completed six innings this postseason. The 2018 American League Cy Young Award winner, Snell appeared to utter some expletives as Cash walked toward the mound. Shockingly, it was July 21, 2019. 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. Urias tossed the final two and one-third innings to seal the Dodgers’ victory and the seventh World Series title in franchise history. 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. He located his hard fastball well, while also showing good feel for his changeup, curveball and slider. Choi, who had mostly been in the cleanup spot this month, is hitting .263 with two home runs and nine walks this postseason. “We didn’t really talk about baseball,” Adames said. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) ... his 2020 postseason comes to … Brusdar Graterol faced three batters, got two outs and allowed a single to Mike Zunino. The Dodgers now have a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series… 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. 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. have been frustrated they couldn’t claim before. ET. They have been penalized by Major League Baseball for sign-stealing schemes that broke the rules in each of those seasons. Hernandez said this year’s Dodgers were actually better than the ones that also reached the World Series in 2017 and 2018. "This year has been crazy, but no matter what, we'll look back on this and we're World Series champs. 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. We were ready to go as soon as the bell was called. "We're still pretty confident we're the best team in baseball," Dodgers catcher Will Smith said, "and we're gonna win this thing." Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Major League Baseball (MLB) and the MLB Players Association (MLBPA) agreed to shorten the standard 162-game season to 60 games, the shortest since 1878. Dave Roberts' LA Dodgers sealed the 2020 World Series with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 on Tuesday. We've got predictions. (M.L.B. 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. 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. Blake Snell, meanwhile, has continued to plow through the Dodgers lineup. Third inning: Alex Wood comes on and steadies the Dodgers. This was just one game, just one win. LA Dodgers 2020 MLB World Series champions after Game 6 win over Tampa Bay Rays. Snell had allowed only his second hit of the night, had struck out nine Dodgers and tossed just 73 pitches. First Inning: Another game, another Randy Arozarena homer. By James Wagner. 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. 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