CHICAGO — In the end, it was most fitting. The Los Angeles Dodgers‘ quest for a pennant ended on the field where it began nearly a year ago, on the ancient grounds of Wrigley Field.
It was most fitting that Kershaw didn’t have to carry the load himself. Not in the least. In a season when the Dodgers seemed to produce a fresh hero every night, it was lightly regarded utility player Enrique Hernandez who produced an epic clinching performance.