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Ross Stripling still torn up over four pitches in Dodgers loss in Game 2 of World Series

Ross Stripling still torn up over four pitches in Dodgers loss in Game 2 of World Series

Ross Stripling was like most Dodgers fans on that dreary first night of November.

Moments after his team’s Game 7 World Series loss, the Dodgers pitcher couldn’t get home fast enough.

He had to catch a flight to get there, so he rushed from the stadium, confirmed his reservation, and the next morning was sitting in an economy window seat preparing to leave a nightmare.

Only, for him, as for surely many Dodgers this offseason, there would be no escape.

Stripling lives in Houston, and shortly before takeoff he realized he would be flying home in a plane full of rowdy Astros fans.

“I was like, ‘Oh hell,’ ’’ he said.

They cheered. They partied. And, even...

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