Saturday, October 4, 2008

Dodgers Sweep Cubs!

In an improbable upset, the Los Angeles Dodgers finished up a 3-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs in the National League Divisional Series for their first post-season series win in 20 years. James Loney's two run double in the first inning off of Cubs starter Rich Harden was all of the offense the Dodgers would need as starter Hideki Kuroda shut the opponents down in his 6 1/3 innings of work. Cory Wade pitched a strong 1 1/3 innings, giving up a run. Jonathan Broxton came in to get the final four outs of the game, striking out three including Alfonso Soriano to end a 3-1 Dodger victory. The Dodgers now await the winner of the series between the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers to see who they will be playing for the National League pennant. GO DODGERS!

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1 comment:

Lil Jimmy said...

WOOHOO. Way to go Dodgers. Torre did a masterful job. He outmanaged Lou. The dodgers had 2 amazing pitching performances from Billingsley and Kuroda. Loney came through in the cluth for them again. Then Broxton slammed the door in game 3. What a great job