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Jonathan Broxton

Was it worth it? The Dodgers' television deal kept them out of homes, but they made it to the World Series

Was it worth it? The Dodgers' television deal kept them out of homes, but they made it to the World Series

However anticlimatic and painful the ending, this was a glorious month of baseball in Los Angeles. The Dodgers overwhelmed their opponents in the first two rounds of the postseason to reach their first World Series in 29 years. A new generation of October heroes emerged, from All-Stars such as Justin Turner to role players such as Enrique Hernandez .

Now that it’s over and the Astros have returned to Houston with the World Series trophy, the question has to be asked: Was this worth it? More specifically, was the last month worth the Dodgers’ four-years-and-counting television blackout?

It’s worth contemplating, largely because the World Series run wouldn’t have happened...

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