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Chris Taylor, Justin Turner Named Co-MVPs Of NLCS

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For just the third time in League Championship Series history, a pair of teammates were named co-MVPs.

Shortstop Chris Taylor and third baseman Justin Turner took home that particular hardware last night for the Los Angeles Dodgers following their 4-1 NLCS win over the Chicago Cubs.

Taylor and Turner joined Rob Dibble and Randy Myers for the 1990 Cincinnati Reds, as well as Jon Lester and Javier Baez for last year’s Cubs on the very short list.

Fun fact: those two other teams went on to win the World Series.

Taylor hit .316 (6 for 19) with two homers, three RBIs, and five walks in the NLCS while Turner hit .333 (6 for 18) with two homers, seven RBIs, and also five walks.

Of course, Turner did this in Game 2 which no one will forget anytime soon:

https://twitter.com/BasebaIlKing/status/919766039306543105

Better with Titanic music indeed!

Will Taylor and/or Turner win a World Series MVP award as the Dodgers try to win their seventh championship in franchise history? We shall see!

Make sure to follow us on Twitter at @HomeRunDaily for full World Series coverage and live, in-game tweets starting on Tuesday! We can’t wait!

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Dodgers Talk with Bryce Harper

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are officially back in the Bryce Harper sweepstakes as Harper’s negotiations with the Philadelphia Phillies continue to stall.

According to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez, the Dodgers have found their way “back in the mix” for Harper, with Dodgers manager Dave Roberts among a contingent who went to Las Vegas on Saturday to meet with Harper.

While Harper is eyeing a long-term contract, the Dodgers may be angling with a short-term deal, which makes their involvement, and Harper’s engaging with them, interesting.

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Padres, Dodgers, Reds, Braves, Rays in “Advanced Stages” for Marlins’ J.T. Realmuto

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The Miami Marlins may be closing in on a deal to deal catcher J.T. Realmuto as several teams are considered to be in “advanced stages” in talks about a trade, according to MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro.

The report goes on to say that the Cincinnati Reds are in “substantive” talks with the Marlins.

Other teams linked to the deep talks are the San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Dodgers Discussed Joc Pederson with Teams

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The Los Angeles Dodgers have discussed trade scenarios involving outfielder Joc Pederson with a number of teams, according to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal.

Among the teams that have talked with the Dodgers include the Chicago White Sox, and the Atlanta Braves, among others.

Pederson, 26, could be dealt to create room in the outfield for an outside addition, such as A.J. Pollock, who the Dodgers have been linked to this offseason.

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