Baseball – MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers titled 32 years later

Posted on October 28, 2020 at 9:50 a.m. – updated on October 28, 2020 at 11:03 a.m.

Guillaume MARION

On the night of Tuesday to Wednesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays (3-1) and thus won the series (4-2), in Arlington, Texas. After a long famine, the Californian franchise won its 7th World Series title.

An eternity that a whole franchise has been waiting for. Indeed, it took 32 years to see the titled Dodgers again. In Arlington, Texas, Los Angeles won the World Series from Tuesday to Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Rays (4-2 in the series), in the 6th game won 3-1 by the Californians. In a full chamber, one of MLB’s most famous franchises has therefore ended a very long shortage to win this title at the end of a hectic and greatly shortened season (60 games in the regular season against 162 usually), to cause of the coronavirus pandemic in the world. In great shape during the playoffs, despite a tight series against the Atlanta Braves in the previous round (4-3), the Los Angeles Dodgers did not miss their chance this time against the Floridians in the final.

And 7 for the Dodgers!

“The job is done! This one is for you Los Angeles, the city of champions! Enjoy it, but you know these boys are not done chasing rings! », Could then exult Mookie Betts, one of the players of the Dodgers. Finalist in 2017 and 2018, the franchise could finally savor this title which had eluded them since 1988, when Corey Seager was designated MVP of these World Series. Thus, a few weeks after the Los Angeles Lakers title in the NBA, the city was able to celebrate as it should be the long awaited title of one of its baseball franchises. With now seven World Series on the clock, manager Dave Roberts’ team returns to a unit of the San Francisco Giants in the ranking of the most successful franchises, but still remains far from the 27 trophies of the New York Yankees.

Tampa Bay Rays – Los Angeles Dodgers: 2-4

Los Angeles Dodgers – Tampa Bay Rays: 8-3
Los Angeles Dodgers – Tampa Bay Rays : 4-6
Tampa Bay Rays – Los Angeles Dodgers : 2-6
Tampa Bay Rays – Los Angeles Dodgers: 8-7
Tampa Bay Rays- Los Angeles Dodgers : 2-4
Los Angeles Dodgers – Tampa Bay Rays: 3-1

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