Dave Roberts to return as Dodgers manager, report says

Written By Drew Nantais
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After the Dodgers' 7-3 loss to the Nationals in Game 5 of the National League Division Series, many fans were calling for manager Dave Roberts' job. But it doesn't look like they'll get their wish.

According to the Los Angeles Times, Roberts will return as skipper for Los Angeles in 2020.

Roberts was criticized for several decisions he made in Game 5, including sticking with Clayton Kershaw who blew the Dodgers' two-run lead after allowing home runs on back-to-back pitches to lead off the eighth inning. 

The 47-year-old has three years remaining on a four-year extension he signed last offseason. The Dodgers won the NL West in Roberts' first four years as manager, making back-to-back World Series appearances in 2017 and 2018. 

 

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