Lance Lynn
Dodgers strike early, overpower Cardinals, 9-1
Dodgers strike early, overpower Cardinals, 9-1

The Dodgers might not be playing like this in October, or playing at all, for that matter. But over the last three days, they have shown they can play with the St. Louis Cardinals. With Clayton Kershaw scheduled to pitch in the series finale Sunday, the Dodgers already have two victories in a four-game series against the team that eliminated them from the playoffs last season. Their victory Saturday was a resounding 9-1 thrashing at Dodger Stadium that included their highest-scoring inning of the season, a six-run second inning against Lance Lynn. They finished the game with 15 hits. The Dodgers won the opener, 1-0, and lost the second game, 3-1. The Dodgers have more than held...