Even though Cliff Lee will be waiting in Philly, the Dodgers feel good heading into Game 3 of the NLCS.
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.
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.
The stage was set for Barry Bonds, but Nomar Garciaparra stole the show.
The Angels and Dodgers are meeting in the best interleague series of the weekend, and they couldn't be more alike.