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Chicago took an early lead and Kyle Hendricks dominated the Dodgers, en route to a 5-0 victory and a berth in the 2016 World Series.
While this wasn’t a must win game for either team, history tells us that the winner of game 5 in LCS history goes on to win the series 70% of the time.
As the Los Angeles Dodgers take the field at Chavez Ravine today, they will have a special guest in attendance. Vin Scully, who broadcasted Dodger games for 67 years makes his return to Dodger Stadium for the first time since his retirement.
The Cubs took advantage of shaky defense and used the long ball en-route to a 10-2 thrashing of the Dodgers.
Rich Hill threw six scoreless innings, allowing just two hits and two walks, while the bullpen combined for three innings of shutout ball.
So much has been made about Clayton Kershaw’s inability to match his regular season success in the post-season. Tonight, Clayton shut down the haters. Kershaw pitched seven innings, allowing just two hits and one walk before giving way to Kenley Jansen who recorded the six-out save, striking out four.
Everything that could have gone right for the Cubs did on Saturday, as they used an eighth inning grand slam to secure a 1-0 NLCS lead over the Dodgers.
The Nationals struck early, tagging Rich Hill for one run that looked like it was going to stand. That is until Joc Pederson took Max Scherzer deep, and setting off a seventh inning for the ages.
The Achilles Heel of the Giants all season long was the bullpen and when they needed it to perform to keep their season alive, it failed miserably.