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The Dodgers and Rays played played in one of the more entertaining World Series in recent years. The Dodgers won the series, 4 games to 2.

2020 MLB World Series Recap

The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays face off in one of the most exciting World Series' in recent years

The 2020 MLB season has officially come to an end, as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays in six games in order to win the World Series. It was a close and exciting series, but in the end, the Dodgers ended up on top with their first title since 1988. Each game of the series had its own story, all of which added to the culmination of the World Series.

This was one of the more exciting World Series matchups we’ve seen in recent years, and it was made especially interesting due to the irregular nature of this year’s MLB postseason. We saw great offensive showcases from the likes of Corey Seager and Randy Arozarena and excellent pitching performances from Clayton Kershaw and Blake Snell. It was a true Powerhouse vs. Underdog matchup, but in the end, Los Angeles proved to be too much for Tampa Bay, giving the Dodgers their first World Series victory in 32 years. Read more about each game below:

Game 1

Game 1 set the tone for the rest of the series, as the Dodgers picked up a big win against the Rays with a score of 8-3. On the mound for Los Angeles was former Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw, and young ace Tyler Glasnow would be pitching for Tampa Bay, the two team’s aces respectively. However, Kershaw was the one that was the clear ace in this game, as he only gave up two hits and one r...

Game 2

Game 2 saw a much closer game between the two teams, with the Rays picking up a 6-4 win in order to even the series up. Former Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell was on the mound for Tampa Bay, with second year pitcher Tony Gonsolin pitching for Los Angeles. Gonsolin had never pitched in a World Series game prior to this, and the Rays took advantage of that quickly, scoring a run in the first inning ...

Game 3

Game 3 was an important one for both teams, but it was the Dodgers that came out on top, winning the game 6-2. On the mound for Los Angeles was their young star Walker Buehler, and for Tampa Bay was former World Series Champion Charlie Morton. For the first time this series, a starting pitcher went longer than 5 innings, with Walker Buehler pitching six innings, only allowing three hits and one ru...

Game 4

Game 4 was a must win for the Rays, as they couldn’t afford to go down 3-1 in the series. In one of the craziest endings to a World Series game we’ve seen in recent years, the Rays managed to pull off an 8-7 victory in walkoff fashion. Julio Urias and Ryan Yarbrough, two relief pitchers, started for Los Angeles and Tampa Bay respectively, but the story of this game was the offense. The Dodgers ...

Game 5

Game 5 was another important one for both teams, and just like the last time the series was tied, the Dodgers came through with the win, picking up a 4-2 victory. Clayton Kershaw and Tyler Glasnow were back on the mound for the first time since game one, hoping to come through big for their teams. Kershaw most definitely came through for LA, pitching 5.2 innings and only giving up two runs on five ...

Game 6

Game 6 came, and with a 3-1 victory for Los Angeles, the Dodgers were officially World Series Champions. Tony Gonsolin started for the Dodgers, but after lasting only 1.2 innings, LA relied heavily on their bullpen, using six pitchers in relief. The Rays started Blake Snell, who had an excellent start, giving up only one run on two hits with no walks and nine strikeouts. After 5.1 innings of work f...

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