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Dodgers' Dee Gordon, Justin Turner are living the postseason dream
Dodgers' Dee Gordon, Justin Turner are living the postseason dream

As the champagne soaked into the carpet under his feet, Dee Gordon smiled as he reflected on how far he had come. "My hard work, my faith, paid off," Gordon said. On the other side of the clubhouse, Justin Turner looked back on his own improbable journey to the National League West championship. "This," Turner said, "is beyond my wildest dreams." When Gordon and Turner reported to spring training, they did so with the modest ambition of earning a place on the Dodgers' $240-million roster. Not only did they make the opening-day roster, they became key parts of what turned into a 94-win team. Without them, the Dodgers might not be in position to...

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