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SAN FRANCISCO -- Sure, Dave Roberts would have preferred his division champion Los Angeles Dodgers had a little October momentum to carry into the playoffs. Mitchell Weiser Jersey .Not five losses in the final six games before a four-day break ahead of the NL Division Series at Washington.The NL West champions lost 7-1 on Sunday to get swept by the wild-card San Francisco Giants, and now will wait until Friday to play Game 1 in the nations capital.Its just a matter of understanding that the regular season is one season and the postseason is another season. Thats the way we have to look at it, Roberts said. I really think that layoff, the preparation, the travel to D.C., that will allow us to refocus on one team. Im not too concerned about our guys. I just dont want any carry over from this past road trip.Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully ended his 67-year career, calling his final game 80 years to the day after he fell in love with baseball walking home from school.The Giants led the majors with a 57-33 record at the All-Star break. After an up-and-down second half and a series of bullpen meltdowns since the break, San Francisco delivered an impressive offensive performance against Kenta Maeda (16-11), who surrendered five runs and nine hits in 2 2/3 innings and said none of his pitches felt sharp.Los Angeles is ready to regroup in a hurry.We have four days to prepare for the Nationals and study them as much as we can and get ready to play some playoff baseball, second baseman Chase Utley said. The goal is to be playing well in the postseason. We had a pretty exciting year. A lot of ups, a few downs, but mainly ups. Very positive. I thought we played well as a team. We picked each other up. We won the division as a team so thats a great sign.The Dodgers got a scare when center fielder Joc Pederson came up slowly after diving to try for Brandon Crawfords RBI single in the eighth. Roberts said his iced-up right shoulder will be fine.San Francisco third baseman Conor Gillaspie went over a railing and TV camera and into the photo well to snag Utleys foul popup to begin the third.A superior catch, tumbling over the railing, declared 88-year-old Scully . Gillaspie refused to quit, eyes riveted on the ball ... alls well that ends well. The Giants are pumped.It is an even year, after all, so they should be.Just like two years ago as a wild card going to Pittsburgh, the Giants will hit the road to face the defending NL champion in the New York Mets for the wild-card game Wednesday night.San Francisco made it on the final day of the regular season, securing the second NL wild card with the clubs first four-game winning streak of the second half.We found a way to get back to where we need to be, ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner said. If we play like we have been the last three days, well be tough to beat.Denard Span hit a two-run triple among his three hits, and Buster Posey drove in three runs and had three hits. Angel Pagan also had three hits.San Francisco, which won Series titles in 2010, 12 and 14, plays for a spot in the Division Series against the Chicago Cubs. Bumgarner, the 2014 World Series MVP, will face Noah Syndergaard.Midseason acquisition Matt Moore (6-5) allowed one run and three hits in eight innings as San Francisco (87-75) reached the playoffs for the fourth time in seven seasons. The Giants began the day one game ahead of St. Louis.San Francisco has won 16 of its last 20 home meetings against the Dodgers.Its one of those things where were looking to recover but stay sharp, Los Angeles shortstop Corey Seager said. Hopefully the next four or five days go well for us.TRAINERS ROOMDodgers: Roberts confirmed Josh Reddick and Andre Ethier will be on the playoff roster, with Charlie Culberson still in the mix. The Dodgers hadnt determined how many pitchers they will carry.Giants: INF Eduardo Nunez missed his sixth straight game since straining his right hamstring last Sunday at San Diego. Hes unlikely to be available for the wild-card round of the playoffs.UP NEXTDodgers: Los Angeles will work out Tuesday, tentatively in the early evening, at Dodger Stadium before flying to Washington on Wednesday ahead of Fridays NL Division Series Game 1 with the Nationals and having a session in D.C. upon arrival.Giants: San Francisco will travel east on Monday morning.Thiago Alcantara Jersey . The scientists believe the small earthquake during a Marshawn Lynch touchdown was likely greater than Lynchs famous "beast quake" touchdown run three years ago, which also came against New Orleans during a playoff game. Bastian Schweinsteiger Bayern Munich Jersey .ca! Hi Kerry, Heres an interesting one. I know its common knowledge that all players are responsible for their sticks. We witnessed that when Zack Kassian hit Edmontons Sam Gagner in the face after a missed check. . Just not the game. Kyle Palmieri scored two straight goals in the third period to rally the Anaheim Ducks past the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Tuesday night. LOS ANGELES -- UCLA guard Jordin Canada was focused on grabbing the rebound she needed for her first triple-double.So when teammate Monique Billings flung away the rebounded ball they both held, Canada glared at her. Players and coaches on the UCLA bench all knew what was at stake and collectively groaned in disbelief.Everyone finished with smiles because Canada notched her 10th rebound with 48 seconds left.Canada had 11 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists to lead No. 9 UCLA to a 95-47 win over Southern University on Friday night.Its the sixth triple-double in school history, and Canada also crossed the 1,000-point mark, a milestone she didnt know about until after the game.Its also an honor. Its a great feeling to know that Ive put in the work, Canada said. Im very proud of myself, but its not all about points. Yes, its a great honor, but its not everything.Kennedy Burke led the Bruins with 23 points, including a career-high five 3-pointers. UCLA finished with a school-record 14 3-pointers, breaking the 12 set against Hawaii in 2009.Billings had a double-double with 22 points and 15 rebounds, her fifth consecutive since last season. She also set a career high with six steals.But she drew the ire of her point guard.We have goals that we have to meet. Mo was one rebound away from getting 15 rebounds, which was her goal, Canada said. I was one rebound away from getting a triple-double. At the time, I thought she already met her goal. When the ball went up we both had it, and I was screaming because I wanted it. She took it away. I was mad.I didnt realize she hadnt met her goal until afterward, so I felt bad. Were just really passionate about getting our goals.UCLA had just nine players available for the game. Four players arre injured and have yet to play this season. Thomas Muller Bayern Munich Jersey. Canada prides herself on passing, defending and, when a milestone is on the line, rebounding.Ive never seen Jordan so mad at me running down the court, said Billings, with a laugh. She got her rebound, too. So its all good.Skylar OBear scored 14 points and Briana Green added 12 for Southern (1-2).BIG PICTUREouthern got the experience of playing one of the best teams in the country on the road and will have plenty of learning opportunities in a postgame film session.UCLA has its sights set on a national championship. With an 84-70 loss to No. 2 Baylor on the road four days ago, it showed theres work to be done. UCLA dominated Southern at home, where it plays so well, but hasnt won a road game against a ranked opponent in its last 13 consecutive games. After the loss to Baylor, UCLA likely will fall out of the top 10.QUOTABLE:I think were still not playing anywhere close to what were going to become. Thats a good news-bad news. Its bad news because we missed an opportunity at Baylor. The good news is that theres no danger this group is going to peak early. We have so many things we still need to work on. On the other hand, were shooting the ball great. Were a selfless team. -- UCLA coach Cori Close on ways to improve after a 48-point win.UP NEXTouthern University returns home to play Bethune-Cookman on Thursday. Its a one-game stint in New Orleans, with the Jaguars playing six of their first eight games on the road.UCLA hosts Cal Poly on Sunday before traveling to Mexico to play Iowa in the Cancun Challenge, which starts on Thanksgiving. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys ChinaNFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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