These are LA's Top 10 games of the decade

December 2nd, 2019

LOS ANGELES -- When you play 66 postseason games in a decade, as the Dodgers have done over the past 10 years, there are bound to be plenty of epic events to make it possible.

Here are the Top 10 – well, actually, 11 -- games, as selected by

1. Vin Scully Farewell Weekend at Dodger Stadium
Sept. 23-25, 2016

Capping an emotional weekend dedicated to the farewell of their iconic broadcaster, Charlie Culberson’s walk-off home run clinched the division for the Dodgers in Vin Scully’s final Dodger Stadium broadcast. “What an incredible moment for Charlie, for Vin, and all the rest of us in here,” said Justin Turner.

2. Dramatic win over Washington in Game 5 clinches NLDS
Date: Oct. 16, 2016

With Clayton Kershaw getting the last two outs for the save on one day of rest, the Dodgers barely held on in an epic battle to beat the Nationals, 4-3, and win the decisive Game 5 of the National League Division Series. It was a typically gritty, bench- and bullpen-emptying wild scramble. "One of the best games in history," said then-Dodgers first baseman Adrián González.

3. Justin Turner’s walk-off homer wins Game 2 of the NLCS
Date: Oct. 15, 2017

Twenty-nine years to the day that Kirk Gibson launched one of the most famous home runs in baseball history, Justin Turner carved himself a Gibson-esque place in Dodgers lore with a walk-off three-run homer to straightaway center field, giving Los Angeles a 4-1 victory over the Cubs and a 2-0 lead in the National League Championship Series. "That's something that, down the road, hopefully many, many years from now, I'll get to tell stories about," Turner said.

4. Max Muncy’s walk-off homer ends World Series marathon Game 3 
Date: Oct. 27, 2018 

The Dodgers survived the longest game in postseason history when Max Muncy connected on Nathan Eovaldi's 97th pitch of relief to swat an 18th-inning solo shot that gave the Dodgers an exhilarating-but-exhausting 3-2 victory over the Red Sox in Game 3 of the 2018 World Series.

5. Enrique Hernandez’s three homers send Dodgers to World Series
Date: Oct. 19, 2017

Enrique Hernández matched Major League postseason records with three home runs and seven RBIs -- his grand slam in the third inning breaking it open -- to back Clayton Kershaw and power the Dodgers to an 11-1 victory in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series, eliminating the defending champion Cubs and sending the Dodgers to their first World Series appearance since 1988.

6. Game 7 victory clinches NLCS over Milwaukee
Date: Oct. 20, 2018

With rookie starter Walker Buehler poised under pressure, NLCS MVP Cody Bellinger and Yasiel Puig launching crowd-silencing homers at Miller Park and Chris Taylor pulling off a miracle catch in left field, the Dodgers eliminated the Brewers in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series, 5-1, to advance to the World Series for a second consecutive season.

7. Clayton Kershaw no-hits Rockies with 15 strikeouts
Date: June 18, 2014

Clayton Kershaw struck out 15 Rockies without allowing a walk in an overpowering 8-0 masterpiece, missing a perfect game due to a Hanley Ramirez error. "I'll remember this for the rest of my life,” said Kershaw. “Get to do it at home, it's even better. It's amazing."

8. Four pitchers no-hit Padres in Mexico 
Date: May 4, 2018 

In his third MLB start, rookie Walker Buehler fired six electric innings in the rain, followed by one each from Tony Cingrani, Yimi García and Adam Liberatore for the first combined no-hitter in Dodgers history, a 4-0 win over the Padres in the opener of the Mexico Series in Monterrey. Fernando Valenzuela, the greatest Mexican Dodger ever, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the game. Valenzuela threw a no-hitter for the Dodgers in 1990 against the Cardinals.

9. Josh Beckett no-hits Phillies 
Date: May 25, 2014 

Two months before suffering a hip injury that would end his career, Josh Beckett added to his glittering resume with his lone career no-hitter as the Dodgers beat the Phillies on the road, 6-0. "I didn't think I had no-hit stuff,'' said Beckett. "I really just kept them guessing.''

T10. Juan Uribe’s Game 4 homer clinches NLDS 
Date: Oct. 7, 2013 

Juan Uribe, unable to bunt twice, slugged a two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Dodgers beat the Braves, 4-3, to clinch the 2013 NLDS and cap a comeback season for the popular third baseman.

T10. Crushing loss to Houston in wild World Series Game 5 
Date: Oct. 29, 2017 

The Dodgers blew a four-run lead with Clayton Kershaw on the mound in an exhausting, frustrating and painfully unforgettable 13-12 epic loss to the Astros in a World Series Game 5 that lasted 10 innings and five hours, 17 minutes. "That was the craziest game I've ever been a part of, probably ever will be a part of," said Cody Bellinger.