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Dodgers could face a familiar foe in playoff opener
Dodgers could face a familiar foe in playoff opener

Now that the Dodgers have officially clinched their second consecutive National League West title, it appears likely they will start this year’s postseason the same way they ended last year’s playoffs: with Clayton Kershaw on the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals. That didn’t work out so well last fall, with the Cardinals pounding the Cy Young award winner for seven runs and 10 hits in four innings in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series, advancing to the World Series while the Dodgers advanced to the airport and their charter flight home. The rematch is subject to change, of course. Because after being rained out Wednesday, the Washington Nationals are...

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