While the Dodgers they won a title of World Series in 2020, they were left wanting more. Due to all health and safety protocols in place, the Dodgers were unable to celebrate their title as previous champions. There were no in-person talk show appearances, no champagne showers, no championship parades through the streets of The Angels.
Winning back-to-back titles served as motivation enough for the Dodgers heading into this season, but the lack of normalcy in 2020 certainly fueled their desire to try and win another title and do all the things they couldn’t do last year:
With an 8-4 scoring win over the Arizona D-backs on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium, along with losses to the San Diego Padres and Cicinnati Reds, the Dodgers took their first step in their quest to repeat, securing his ninth consecutive place in the postseason.
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The Dodgers are currently two and a half games behind the leader in the West, the San Francisco Giants, who just beat the San Diego Padres, who could not help the Dodgers.
Yet despite securing a playoff spot, the Dodgers’ focus is to win the West for the ninth straight season. That has become more difficult than anticipated, as the Dodgers remain 2 1/2 games behind the Giants with 16 games remaining in the game.