Giants not slowing down: Since the arrival of Scherzer and Turner, the Dodgers have not gained an advantage

Since MLB Spring Training began, the Los Angeles Dodgers they have been the great favorites to repeat the championship World Series and compete with the San Diego Padres for the divisional championship. However, the San Francisco Giants have surprised all of baseball With their high level and entering the last month of the regular season, they are the best team in the Major Leagues.

The Dodgers had quite a hectic trade end date, acquiring multi-time Cy Young champion Max Scherzer and young infielder Trea Turner from the Washington Nationals, while the Giants had acquired Kris Bryant from the Chicago Cubs, with those from San Francisco leading the division by 3 games as of July 30.

Since then, both teams have not slowed down and despite the fact that the Dodgers have had a winning streak of more than 10 games at some point and despite their additions, a month after acquiring Scherzer and Turner, Los Angeles have only been able to win half a game in the division race, with the Giants leading by 2.5 games with an 84-46 record.

The truth is that both teams have been two of the best in all of the Major Leagues and have practically tied their ticket to the postseason, but they are deciding who will have to go to the fateful encounter for the National League wild card.

Gabriel Delgado

I started as a rookie on Al Bat in early 2018 and I am going into my third season covering Major League Baseball as a web reporter. I am a fan of the San Francisco Giants, a number one defender of Barry Bonds and a critic of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fernando Tatis Jr., Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña are the future of baseball, Mike Trout is overrated, and the Astros deserved to be taken away from the World Series for cheating. Besides baseball, I also enjoy soccer, football, basketball, and just about any other game that includes a ball or a ball. I am also an amateur musician, penniless gamer and very nerdy. Graduated in journalism from the University of Guadalajara, I graduated in 2017. Born in the shrimp capital of the world, Escuinapa, Sinaloa. I lived in Australia for a while; i survived giant spiders, tasmanian devils and fought a kangaroo and didn’t die trying.

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