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Sport Three takeaways from Nationals' win over the Dodgers in NLDS Game 5

08:35  10 october  2019
08:35  10 october  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Los Angeles took a 2-1 lead over Washington in the National League Divisional Series , with Game 4 set for Monday at 6:40 p.m. ET. Dodgers 7th inning rally highlighted their ridiculous depth. The Nationals pitching staff throttled the Dodgers powerful lineup through 5 2/3 innings, striking out 11

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The Nationals are moving on after a 7-3 come-from-behind victory over the Dodgers in Game 5 of the National League Division Series in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Trailing 3-1 entering the bottom of the eighth, Washington's Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto crushed back-to-back home runs off Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw to tie the game.

Fast forward to the tenth, where the Dodgers intentionally walked Soto after allowing two Nationals to reach base to lead off the inning. Former Dodger Howie Kendrick stepped in and took Joe Kelly deep to right center for a grand slam and gave the Nationals the 7-3 lead.

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The Washington Nationals are back for another Game 5 . They’ve gotten to this point in the National League Division Series before, in 2012, 2016 He blanked the Nationals in Game 1 over six innings and allowed just one hit. The Nationals will tell you they chased pitches out of the zone and took a

Sean Doolittle shut the door in the bottom half of the inning to help the Nats/Expos advance to the National League Championship Series for the first time in 38 years.

The Nats now face the Cardinals in the NLCS with a berth in the World Series on the line.

Three takeaways from the Nationals' win over the Dodgers in NLDS Game 5

Walker Buehler came up big for LA

Buehler got the nod from manager Dave Roberts for Game 5 and boy did he deliver.

The 25-year-old surrendered just one run and four hits over 6 2/3 innings of work while walking three and striking out seven. Buehler also made history as he became the first pitcher ever to strike out at least seven batters in each of his first six postseason games, according to MLB.com.

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The Dodgers are one win away from the National League Championship Series as they took down the Diamondbacks 8- 5 Saturday night to claim Yasiel Puig had fun while Arizona hit some home runs but couldn't do much of anything else. With that, here are three takeaways from the NLDS Game 2.

The Dodgers were 2-0 on the Nationals in the best-of-5 series , but the D.C. squad fought back to tie things up. The winner of Game 5 will advance to Except that might not be the case. Cardinals/Braves appears to be about to run over its alloted time. If that is the case, either that game, or Dodgers vs

Tonight's start coupled with his performance in Game 1 (6 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 8 K) gives Buehler a 0.71 ERA this postseason.

Kershaw's playoff struggles continue

While Kershaw didn't start Wednesday's game, he did make an appearance after relieving Buehler in the seventh.

Kershaw managed to get out of a jam, striking out Adam Eaton with two men on and two outs, but it only went downhill from there.

The 31-year-old allowed back-to-back home runs to Rendon and Soto in the eighth as Washington tied the game.

Heading into Wednesday's game, Kershaw's postseason numbers as a reliever were better than as a starter, but it was a small sample size.

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A monster home run by Bryce Harper breathed new life into a Nationals team that was on the verge of being eliminated by the Cubs in the NLDS . USA TODAY Sports.

Washington evened the score in the National League Division Series on Monday with a 6-1 win over Los Angeles at Nationals Park. The Nationals are now even with the Dodgers at 2-2 as the series heads back to Dodger Stadium on Wednesday. Washington has forced a Game 5

It seems the Dodgers' ace just can't find his groove when the calendar flips to October.

The Nationals' postseason woes finally come to an end

For the first time in 38 years, the Nationals/Expos won a playoff series. The franchise's last series victory came in 1981 when they were Montreal Expos. That postseason, the Expos ousted the Phillies in the NLDS in five games before falling to the Dodgers in five in the NLCS.

Most recently, Washington was eliminated in the NLDS in its last four playoff appearances (2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017).

After a dramatic comeback against the Brewers in the NL wild-card game and a victory over the Dodgers in the NLDS, Nats fans have to be pleased with the performance of their team, especially after its 19-31 start this season.

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a crowd of people watching a baseball game: Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Willy Adames (1) and center fielder Kevin Kiermaier (39) celebrate their win over the Houston Astros during the ninth inning in game four of the 2019 ALDS playoff baseball series at Tropicana Field on October 8, 2019.

Nationals C Kurt Suzuki exits NLDS after fastball hits wrist, face .
Nationals C Kurt Suzuki exits NLDS after fastball hits wrist, faceReplay later showed that the 94 mph fastball from Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler glanced off his wrist and into his face, but Suzuki still had to exit the game. The pitch occurred while Suzuki was leading off for the Nationals down 3-1 in the top of the seventh inning.

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