How the Nationals match up with the top-seeded, very scary Dodgers

In winning 106 games this season, the most by a National League team this century, the Los Angeles Dodgers finished 13 games ahead of the Washington Nationals in the league standings, edged the Nationals in the head-to-head season series and outperformed them in just about every aspect of the game and across every segment of […]

The Dodgers’ Dominant Defense

By Mark Simon The Dodgers are poised to not just dominate the NL West again, but to dominate all of baseball in defensive performance. The Dodgers lead MLB with 62 Defensive Runs Saved. The next-closest team entering Thursday is the Astros with 45. What’s impressive about the Dodgers is that they’ve done this after they […]

World Series Defensive Preview

The Red Sox are a good offensive team. They scored 876 runs this season, 25 more than any other team. It’s not surprising—or at least not shocking, given their playoff opponents—that they managed to get to the World Series, as they had an offense that featured a potential MVP in addition to a near–Triple Crown winner. However, their […]

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