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Imagine this Yankees-Dodgers battle taking place in October

LOS ANGELES — If this series is a preview of the World Series, give me more. The Yankees and the Dodgers in October would be epic. Just listen to Dodgers manager Dave Roberts after his team snuck away with a 2-1 victory over the Yankees on Saturday at a packed Dodger Stadium in a thrilling nine innings of baseball that had just about a little bit of everything — including struggling closer Kenley Jansen escaping a bases-loaded, one-out jam by striking out Mike Tauchman and Gary Sanchez to end the game. “It’s two very good ballclubs, there’s a lot of talent all over the field,’’ Roberts said after the Dodgers evened the Players’ Weekend series at 1-1. “There are veterans that play the game the right way and some youn ...