Most of the conversations about the Dodgers last winter centered on the moves they didn’t make.
In retrospect, they did something monumental. They did something that changed the franchise. They did something that will take them back to the National League Championship Series for the first time in three years.
They hired Dave Roberts to be their manager.
There were several memorable performances Thursday night in the Dodgers’ 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals in the final game of their NL division series.
Carlos Ruiz drove in the go-ahead run with a pinch-hit single in the seventh inning. Justin Turner added to the lead with a two-run triple. Kenley Jansen...