The Atlanta Braves took a 2-0 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS. Braves fans are apprehensive, thinking it’s too good to be true considering their post-season woes. Dodgers fans entered the season believing it’s World Series or bust.
Jon Morosi joined Clay this morning on OutKick to discuss the Dodgers’ chances at coming back from a two-game deficit.
“I covered the Dodgers in the last round and I’ve seen them play a lot, certainly over the years. And, I really believe, Clay, this is the best Dodgers team that I have covered during this run in terms of that their eight straight division titles. And, I thought they were playing as good as I’ve seen them play as of the end of the last series. But, the Braves pitching, I think you look at Ian Anderson and what a young pitcher he is and how poised he is. It’s pretty incredible.
“And yeah, there was the late surge by the Dodgers there and they nearly won the ballgame, but I think overall, the Dodgers’ quality of at-bats has not been quite as good or as thorough as the Braves’. And Freeman and Albies so far they’ve been the difference in addition to the Braves’ young pitching. So, and now the Dodgers are scrambling a bit with their starting rotation. Of course, Clayton Kershaw could not pitch in Game 2 because of back spasms, and they hope he pitches game four, but, Clay, right now, a lot of things are lining up in the Braves’ favor and whatever the history is, and whatever the history was, the reality is through two games of this series, the Braves have been the better team.”
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) October 14, 2020