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Dodgers sweep Diamondbacks to reach NLCS

PHOENIX - As the final cutter from Kenley Jansen sizzled past the bat of Arizona slugger Paul Goldschmidt, Dave Roberts disappeared in a succession of bearhugs from his coaches, a group celebration a tactical masterpiece, as the Los Angeles Dodgers swept the Diamondbacks out of a National League division series with a 3-1 victory in Game 3.

Roberts manipulated the game like a marionette, pulling each string with the proper force at the proper time. In a postseason already littered with managers undone by indecision and

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