Los Angeles Teams

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Dave Roberts on the amount of Cubs fans at Dodger Stadium: "I did notice it and I think it's great for baseball. We travel pretty well as well."

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said his new-look lineup for Game 5 of the NLCS was a nod to the Dodgers' issues against left-handed pitching. He is confident his rearranged middle of the order will have the ability to drive in runs.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

It's a hot day at Dodger Stadium for NLCS Game 5. Might be a good idea to get this ride going to save pitchers a sweltering walk in from the bullpen.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Dave Roberts blames "mechanics" for Kenta Maeda's last couple outings but said he will "rise to the occasion" today.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers lineup for Game 5 against the left-handed Jon Lester: Enrique Hernandez 2B Justin Turner 3B Corey Seager SS Carlos Ruiz C Howie Kendrick LF Adrian Gonzalez 1B Yasiel Puig RF Joc Pederson CF Kenta Maeda P

Doughty: Leadership will help overcome rough patch (1:43)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

¡Hola Chávez Ravine!

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Giants have had the Rams' number

Big Blue has dominated this matchup of late, winning the last six meetings by an average of 14.2 points per game, per ESPN Stats & Info. The Rams last beat the Giants in Week 5 of 2001.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Clayton Kershaw just wrapped up a workout on the field. He will address reporters in two hours. No change of plans. Kenta Maeda today, Kershaw in Game 6.

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La Final de la Liga Nacional se reduce a un 3-2

El resto de la contienda inicia el jueves en Los Angeles y termina en el fin de semana en Chicago. Leer y mirar

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The field is ready for Game 5 of the NLCS between the Dodgers and Cubs. One team will be one win away from the World Series after tonight.

Charles Moynihan ESPN 

It's another picturesque afternoon at Dodger Stadium with an expected game time temperature of 90 degrees.

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Maeda y Lester al crucial quinto juego entre Chicago y LA

Los Dodgers confían que el japonés Kenta Maeda pueda sacudirse de su mala actuación en postemporada y pueda contener a los Cachorros en el Juego 5 de la Serie de Campeonato de la Liga Nacional esta noche en Chávez Ravine. Leer y mirar

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Warriors echan de menos a Luke Walton

Steve Kerr, coach de Warriors, asegura que Luke Walton dejó demasiado pronto a Golden State para dirigir a Lakers, pero afirma que su ética de trabajo es una cualidad que aplicará a la quinteta del Área de la Bahía. Leer y mirar

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Some good news on the injury front for the Rams today. Their two defensive ends, Robert Quinn and Will Hayes, were full participants. So they'll probably go, barring a setback. Michael Brockers and Trumaine Johnson were held out. Jamon Brown (hand) and Nelson Spruce (calf) were limited.

Difficult road games could equal loss

The Lakers travel to Toronto on Friday Dec. 2 and less than 24 hours later they'll play Memphis. According to the Mah score, which factors players' fatigue, there's a low probability the Lakers will beat the Grizzles. Schedule analysis

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Dodgers too concerned with saves?

It's ironic that one of the teams to break the script on how to use relievers this postseason stood to benefit most by changing things up in the regular season. Using Kenley Jansen earlier in games could have earned L.A. several more wins, per Dan Szymborski's metrics. Focus on saves can cost wins (Insider)

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Evaluators lean toward Rams over Giants

Two of three personnel men polled by Mike Sando picked the Rams to win at Twickenham on Sunday, with Eli Manning's timidness against the pass rush being a primary factor. Evaluators' predictions (Insider)

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Pressure is on Kenta Maeda in Game 5

Even after losing Game 4, the Dodgers are sticking with Maeda over having Clayton Kershaw start on short rest. If the right-hander struggles early, Los Angeles could be in trouble in terms of long relief options. What we learned Wednesday


Herm Edwards on the latest NFL news

ESPN NFL Analyst, Herm Edwards joins Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge and LZ to talk about Josh Brown's domestic violence, the dirty play of Vontaze Burfict, Goodell's comments about NFL's low ratings and when the Rams plan to play Jared Goff.