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Carl Crawford

Dodgers finally secure third straight NL West crown

Andrew Friedman arrived at Chavez Ravine last October and built the big-spending Dodgers' $285 million roster to win championships, not merely division titles. And, lately at least, that means trying to get through the pesky St. Louis Cardinals - the team that sent Los Angeles home from the postseason the past two years. While the corks flew and beer flowed to celebrate a third straight NL West title Tuesday night, outfielder Carl Crawford hollered out a gentle reminder: "Just the first step!" The Dodgers haven't reached the World Series since winning it all against the Oakland Athletics in 1988, losing eight postseason series in a row. "It just feels great to do...