National League Championship Series

You heard it here first: The Dodgers have a real shot at going to the World Series

You heard it here first: The Dodgers have a real shot at going to the World Series

You can see it in the Dodgers’ Camelback Ranch clubhouse, where cliques have been transformed into a congregation.

During a recent morning break amid another slow day of spring training, everyone is hanging out with everyone else. There’s a group of guys playing video games, another group playing ping-pong, another group studying computer screens, but everyone moves easily between the groups, shouting to each other from across the room, the noise so loud and joyful that even Yasiel Puig disappears in the commotion.

“I’m now able to see firsthand what I saw on the field last year,” said new reliever Sergio Romo, who until this year pitched for the San Francisco Giants....

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