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Dodgers finish 94-win regular season, prepare to start 'real' season
Dodgers finish 94-win regular season, prepare to start 'real' season

As the Dodgers completed a 94-win regular season Sunday with a 10-5 demolition of the downtrodden Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium, they were already preparing for what was next: Another postseason showdown with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals were crowned NL Central champions earlier in the day, when the second-place Pittsburgh Pirates dropped a 4-1 decision to the Cincinnati Reds. That earned the Cardinals a place in a best-of-five division series against the Dodgers, starting Friday at Dodger Stadium. Last year, the Dodgers' season ended with a defeat to the Cardinals in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series, when Clayton Kershaw was pounded for seven runs in four-plus...

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