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Giants' Bumgarner big-game ace; David Price clearly is not


There’s more to the making of an ace, a true big-game pitcher, than mind-blowing stats and nasty stuff. There’s an mental component that involves a top-flight pitcher’s ability to control his emotions. 528 more words

Is Sandy Koufax the Best Baseball Player in Los Angeles Baseball History, or Is It Someone Else?

October 5, 2015

I’m pretty sure Sandy Koufax was (I said, “was”) the best player in the history of Los Angeles area baseball. If you’ve got someone that can compete with these peak Wins Above Replacement numbers, let me know. 195 more words

Baseball Statistics

Remembering '65: World Series Game 2

By Jon Weisman

Pummeled mercilessly in Game 1 of the 1965 World Series, the Dodgers could console themselves by handing Game 2 to Sandy Koufax, who had just completed one of the most memorable seasons in baseball history — a 2.04 ERA, a perfect game and a big-league record 382 strikeouts. 789 more words


Remembering '65: Koufax for the pennant, on two days' rest

By Jon Weisman

Having won nine straight games, coming from 4 1/2 games back 10 days earlier to tie the Giants for the National League lead on September 26, 1965, the Dodgers still had work to do. 994 more words


Dodgers' Notes

The Los Angeles Dodgers wrapped up their third consecutive “one eighth” N.L. West title with an (8-0) win at San Francisco, eliminating the “even year” kings, the Giants. 303 more words

Stuck at 2... Mr. Koufax Meet Mr. Ed

 With the Dodgers 3-2 loss to the Giants last night the magic number to clinch their 3rd consecutive NL West title still remains at 2. It will be a battle of the aces tonight as  110 more words

No place like home

Unless we have a pretty severe shakeup, it looks like the last races — for the American League West, the National League Central and the last AL wild card spot — are winding down. 1,919 more words

Joe Posnanski