The Dodgers’ recent stretch displays their industrial-strength attitude to advance farther than the NLCS.
“I can say this. I know that the Wolves are exploring this with incredible seriousness and really kind of running through all of the scenarios and trying to make the right decision,” Krawczynski said Wednesday on “Mackey and Judd.” “Because this isn’t cut and dry. It isn’t just saying, ‘Oh absolutely. It’s a no-brainer you do Wiggins for Irving.’ I don’t think that’s the case. There’s a lot to chew on here.”
Krawczynski said new Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler has been talking to Irving, and ESPN’s Brian Windhorst also reported Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns have been active in recruiting Irving. Butler and Irving became close friends during their time together with Team USA in 2016, so there’s an obvious connection in Minnesota.
That double play off the bat of Los Angeles Dodgers’ outfielder Yasiel Puig sent the Chicago Cubs to the World Series. Puig and his teammates ended their season short of the franchise’s first World Series appearance since 1988, blowing a 2-1 NLCS lead in the process.
“That should be a motivation for us after we got eliminated, seeing the Cubs celebrate and then they go out and win the World Series,” Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen told Sporting News. “That sucks. You don’t want to remember that sad part.”
The Dodgers’ recent stretch displays their industrial-strength attitude to advance farther than the NLCS. After starting the season 35-25 through early June, they’ve won 33 of their last 39 games, which included an 11-game winning streak in mid-July.
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