Dodgers supervisor Dave Roberts will return to the crew in 2020, regardless of the crew’s heartbreaking loss within the Nationwide League Division Sequence, the Los Angeles Instances reported.
TheTimes cited a pair of sources who confirmed Roberts’ standing.
In 4 seasons on the helm of the Dodgers, Roberts has a 393-256 (.606) report with 4 Nationwide League West titles and two NL pennants. Nonetheless, his groups have not lived as much as expectations within the postseason, ending 25-22 (.532).
The Dodgers misplaced to the 2017 World Sequence to the Houston Astros in seven video games and the 2018 collection to the Boston Crimson Sox in 5 video games.
Roberts was roundly criticized following Wednesday evening’s loss to the Washington Nationals within the deciding fifth recreation of the NLDS. The Dodgers had been up 3-1 getting into the eighth inning, however Clayton Kershaw, pitching in aid, surrendered back-to-back solo dwelling runs to tie the sport.
Within the 10th inning, Roberts did not take away reliever Joe Kelly, who had loaded the bases and went on to surrender the sport successful grand slam dwelling run to Howie Kendrick.
“If the blame falls on me, I’ve acquired no downside with it,” Roberts, 47, stated after the Sport 5 loss. “I really feel that my job is to place guys in one of the best place to have success and if it would not work out, there’s all the time going to be second-guessing, and I acquired no downside carrying the brunt of that. That is OK.”
Roberts is signed via the 2022 season.
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