The Unsettling Ways of Playoff Baseball in a Pandemic

With the biggest games of the year getting underway, the environment, at least at Dodger Stadium, feels uneasy as ever.

LOS ANGELES – The 110 Freeway flowed freely outside Dodger Stadium. The deadlocked traffic that usually accompanies Dodgers games was nonexistent. The parking lot was a sea of sun-bleached asphalt.

The pregame...