Three from the DFW area did some significant World Series things Sunday night in Game 5 to put the Los Angeles Dodgers on the brink of their first championship since 1988. Clayton Kershaw allowed two runs in 5 2/3 innings, Max Muncy hit a key home run, and Dustin May recorded five key outs in relief as the Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 at Globe Life Field. The Dodgers hold a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7 series and capture the franchise’s seventh World Series on Tuesday after an off day Monday.
Good morning, folks... That was quite a game last night. Max Muncy, who went to Keller High School and lives in Keller in the offseason, is playing in the World Series in the Metroplex, but the bubble means he can’t experience the pleasures of being home.
The Los Angeles Dodgers first entered the DFW playoff bubble nearly three weeks ago, a day before opening the National League Division Series. They have traveled back and forth to the bubble hotel, the Four Seasons Resort and Club at Las Colinas, and that’s it. No going out to Via Real, the Mexican restaurant across the street, or hopping in an Uber to grab some sushi at Edoko Omakase.