Dodgers Pitcher Enjoys Best Season of Career, Will Face Fellow Terp in World Series
Adam Kolarek of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who played for the Terps in 2008-2010, pitches against the San Diego Padres in Game 3 of the National League Division Series on Oct. 8.
As the Los Angeles Dodgers came back to defeat the Atlanta Braves, 4-3, in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series on Sunday night, former Terp Adam Kolarek added a World Series berth to his best season of baseball.
The Baltimore native led the team in ERA (0.95) during its league-best regular season (43-17). It's been a heady ride for an 11th-round draft pick who spent seven years in the minors before getting his shot on an MLB mound.
“He’s resilient, and whenever we’ve needed him, he’s answered the bell,” Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts said.
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