Dodgers Join the Playoff Party

09/15/2021 Dodgers Join the Playoff Party

By: Jeff Yoder

Dodgers Beat Diamondbacks (8-4) to Clinch Playoff Berth for 9th Straight Season

The defending champs are heading back to the playoffs! The L.A. Dodgers became the second team to clinch a postseason berth after the Giants secured their spot on Monday. Los Angeles (93-53) still has work left to capture the NL West from San Francisco (95-50). Both teams are currently riding the longest win streaks in the league with the Dodgers winning their fifth straight — an 8-4 win over Arizona thanks to home runs from Max Muncy, Trea Turner and Will Smith. Big Blue is October bound!


Watch: Dodgers Top D-Backs to Clinch Playoff Berth


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