The Dodgers and Padres are in the midst of an intense best-of-five series with a trip to the NLCS on the line. Despite the Dodgers dominating the regular season series, the NLDS has been just about even.
However, the Dodgers haven’t exactly looked like themselves, and should be able to turn this series around if they play like they did during their 111-win regular season.
Our Doug McKain has the five biggest keys to the Dodgers avoiding a monumental collapse and winning the NLDS, including Mookie Betts, situational hitting and figuring out the Padres’ bullpen:
If the Dodgers are able to do the five things Doug mentioned, they should have no problem wrapping this series up.
We know the Dodgers have the talent to win this series (and go all the way in 2022), they just need to play up to their potential.
What do you think are the biggest keys for the Dodgers to win this series? Let us know in the comments below!