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Bellinger and Betts revive Dodgers offense

With home runs by Corey Seager and Cody Bellinger, in addition to a decisive double by Mookie Betts and a great finish from closer Kenley Jansen, the Dodgers took a close 6×5 victory over the Braves on Tuesday in a game of the League Championship Series. National.

However, despite the loss, the Atlanta team is still ahead at the top now 2-1 in their favor.

This was the Dodgers’ eighteenth home win in their last 19 games.

Reliever Luke Jackson (0-1) couldn’t hold a three-run lead and allowed singles by Will Smith and AJ Pollock before Bellinger’s home run, which tied the game.

Mexican reliever Jesse Chávez replaced Jackson and after making the out through pinch-hitter Matt Beaty, it was then the stellar Mookie Betts who hit the double that sealed the victory of the locals.

Curacao closer Kenley Janses took over the mound in the ninth and retired the dangerous Austin Riley, Joc Pederson and Adam Duvall in order to strike out. The victory went to the fire extinguisher Tony Gonsolin (1-0).

Game 4 will take place this Wednesday at the same venue in Los Angeles with a pitching duel between the Dominican Huascar Ynoa (Bravos) and the Mexican Julio Urías (Dodgers), who won 20 games in the regular season.

– Dodgers revolt – In the same first inning, the Dodgers took advantage of the lack of control of star starter Charlie Morton, who allowed three walks and allowed Seager’s two-run homer.

Morton issued a passport to slugger Mookie Betts and was immediately punished with Seager’s homer. Though he then got two outs, he walked Justin Turner, Gavin Lux and Cody Bellinger to load the bases, but happily forced the dangerous Chris Taylor to fly to shortstop.

In the fourth inning, the Braves came back from behind and made four touchdowns to take the 4×2 lead.

Slugger Freddie Freeman led off with a single and after Ozzie Albies from Curaçao left third baseman Austin Riley doubled and Pederson and Duvall hit RBI singles.

Catcher Travis d’Arnaud was then walked, Dansbay Swanson singled, and Eddie Rosario was also traded with the bases loaded for the fourth run.

The Braves continued to produce and in the fifth Albies led off with a hit and stole second. Riley was walked and slugger Duvall hit a fifth-run RBI single.

After six straight zeroes, the Dodgers broke the silence at Dodgers Stadium with three runs in the eighth to tie the game at five with Bellinger’s homer.

All-star Mookie Betts hit his decisive double to seal the victory.

Despite the advantage still of the Braves 2-1, the Atlanta team will have to tread fine so that what happened last year does not happen to them in this same instance when they had the series in their favor 3-1 and ended up losing after a recovery for the Dodgers, who eventually won the World Series.


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