Even though Cliff Lee will be waiting in Philly, the Dodgers feel good heading into Game 3 of the NLCS.
The Dodgers didn't let up in NLDS Game 3, dispatching the Cardinals quickly and painlessly. Next up, a return trip to the NLCS.
Other than the large Petco Park crowd and the red caps, Manny Ramirez's return Friday was just another night at the ballpark.
The Dodgers were flying high, and their fans were enjoying the ride. But the excitement abruptly came to a halt with the news of Manny Ramirez's 50-game suspension.
The Dodgers were stunned by the Phillies' late-inning comeback in Game 4, but trailing 3-1 in the best-of-seven NLCS, L.A. has no choice but to find a way to put that loss behind them in a hurry.
Rafael Furcal was the Dodgers' MVP until he got hurt. Now, 4½ months later, he's back on top ... in the lineup and in the clubhouse.
If Friday's L.A. debut is any indication, Manny Ramirez has put his Red Sox past behind him. And it's unclear who's more energized, Manny or the Dodgers.
From Johnny's hair to Mick and Keith -- the gang is all here on our award-winning team.