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Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

...payroll that was $40 million higher than any other team.Los Angeles remains without a pennant since winning the 1988 World Series.Manager Don Mattingly wasn't about to second-guess leaving Kershaw in the game, especially with a bullpen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-07/cardinals-sink-kershaw-a
Vin Scully is returning to the Dodgers for a record 66th season in 2015

...games, 25 World Series and 12 All-Star games.He was behind the microphone for Kirk Gibson's Game 1 homer in the 1988 World Series, Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series, Hank Aaron's record-setting 715th home run and Sandy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-30/vin-scully-returning-dod
Home runs keep Dodgers in series vs. Cardinals

...series. ... Beltran's triple was his first ever in the postseason. ... Former Dodgers star Orel Hershiser tossed out the first pitch on the 25th anniversary of his three-hit shutout against Oakland in Game 2 of the 1988 World Series.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-16/home-runs-keep-dodgers-s
Dodgers' family greets Torre

...19 seasons for one of baseball's most storied franchises. Los Angeles has one playoff victory since winning the 1988 World Series, but its new manager will try to change that. "The expectations are high here," said Torre, who rejected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/06/bas_150986.shtml
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Dodgers' backs are against the wall

...lead in their best-of-five NL playoff series. The Dodgers dropped to 1-11 in the postseason since winning the 1988 World Series. Los Angeles learned Friday that first baseman Nomar Garciaparra has a tear in his left quadriceps and won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/07/bas_99567.shtml
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Baseball notebook

...third-highest in baseball, haven't made the playoffs since 1996, and haven't won a postseason game since the 1988 World Series, when they beat the Oakland A's in five games. Johnson becomes the fifth manager fired since last Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/07/bas_298586.shtml
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Last year's demise fuels the Dodgers

...postseason twice in four seasons under McCourt's ownership, winning their first and only playoff game since the 1988 World Series in his first year. There were questions when McCourt took over regarding his ability to spend, but he's provided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/05/bas_189783.shtml
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Dodgers hire Torre

...Favored to win the NL West this year, the Dodgers finished fourth. They have only one playoff victory since winning the 1988 World Series under Tom Lasorda. "I'm so happy for him. I think his record speaks for itself," said Lasorda, a special...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/02/bas_150206.shtml
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Standouts join Hall of Fame

...and the worst night of his career included one. He allowed Kirk Gibson's famous game-winner in the opener of the 1988 World Series, which helped propel the Los Angeles Dodgers to the title in five games. Even that might be forgotten today...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/25/bas_423177.shtml
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Rodriguez, Marlins send San Francisco packing

...Willis became the first pitcher to get three hits in a postseason game since Los Angeles' Orel Hershiser in the 1988 World Series. Willis' achievement was the first by a rookie pitcher. ... Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, perhaps afflicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/05/bas_394119.shtml
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