Take two: Miley back to NLCS hill, Brews try to deny Dodgers

Lynette Rowe
October 20, 2018

"Everybody in the organization would have been thrilled at the beginning of the year if you would have said, 'You have to win two games at home to go to the World Series, '" Ryan Braun said.

Things didn't go almost as smoothly for opposing lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu.

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Kershaw was well-rested and masterful in allowing one run and three hits over seven. "It's been a battle every single game we've played them so far and we don't expect anything different when we go back". "So, we just got to play a better one tomorrow". In his time with the Dodgers, Rich Hill has a 2.93 ERA in 40 postseason innings, effectively working as the postseason ace the Dodgers have desperately been looking for over the last few years.

Some timely hitting by Aguilar and company produced an early lead, and Corey Knebel and Jeremy Jeffress led the way in another shutdown performance by Milwaukee's tough bullpen.

"Anytime you can work yourself out of situations like that that's going to make or break the game", Kershaw said. "(Tampa manager) Kevin Cash has been doing it since May", Hinch said before Game 5 of the AL Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox.

The Brewers surprised most fans when they announced that Wade Miley would take the mound on short rest for Game 5. He used none of them in Game 6, and Game 6 of course followed a travel day.

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Freese drove in both runs for the Dodgers. "We try to go out there and do the best we can".

Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Cody Bellinger (35) hits an RBI single to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers in the thirteenth inning in game four of the 2018 NLCS playoff baseball series at Dodger Stadium.

"You know what? I'm focused on the game", Machado said. Corbin Burnes pitched on consecutive days for just the fifth time in his pro career and gave up an RBI single to Yasiel Puig.

"It was huge to be able to answer back in the first inning after the homer", Moustakas said. Veteran righty Joakim Soria worked for the third time in three days and was charged with two runs while getting one out. Muncy chased him with a single that rocked a Chavez Ravine crowd eager to see the World Series again next week.

After Ryu's unexpected departure in the third, Dodgers skipper Dave Roberts cycled through five pitchers - Julio Urías, Alex Wood, Dylan Floro, Caleb Ferguson, and Kenta Maeda - in an attempt to squelch the Brewers' comeback. And it paid off: Knebel threw a scoreless sixth to reward his skipper's decision; the shaky Jeremy Jeffress tossed a crisp and ideal seventh; and righty Corbin Burnes worked the final two frames to finish it.

"There's the thought of trying to go to your 'pen in the first inning or the second inning, but there's a significant cost potentially for a potential Game 7", Roberts said. Trailing 1-0 entering the bottom of the first, Milwaukee collected four runs on five hits and a walk-all of those runs coming with two outs.

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