LOS ANGELES – After an ugly 9-4 loss to the Dodgers and series sweep in Los Angeles, Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant stood in almost the exact same spot of the visitors clubhouse at Dodger Stadium as he did after the Cubs’ fell behind the Dodgers in the National League Championship Series last fall. And was asked almost the same questions. Providing almost the same answers. “We’re not panicking,” he said after a series in which the Cubs’ scored four runs Sunday against the best pitcher on the planet – Clayton Kershaw – and none against anyone else for three days. “I don’t see any reason to worry, especially given what we did last year,” he said. “You can’t really take anything for granted, I guess.
There is good news on the Tommy Lasorda front.The former Los Angeles Dodgers manager and baseball icon was hospitalized last weekend for an infection. Then on Friday, the Dodgers said Lasorda underwent surgery to replace his pacemaker. But Lasorda, 89, has
Jim Bunning has died at age 85. The baseball Hall of Famer spent 16 seasons in MLB, pitching for the Tigers, Phillies, Pirates and Dodgers. Hall of Fame pitcher and former U.S. senator Jim Bunning has died, the Associated Press reported on Saturday.