Atlanta Braves beat LA Dodgers on walk off to take commanding 2-0 series lead.

Andrew Owen
FiredUp Network Sports Writer

@98mustang1234

Monday, October 18, 2021


Final Score: 5-4.

The Atlanta Braves beat the LA Dodgers 5-4. 

Will Smith got the win for the Braves, firing 1 inning, while striking out two batters. This is Smiths 2nd win of the postseason. 

Ian Anderson got the start for the Braves, firing 3 innings, giving up three hits, two earned runs, while walking three and striking out two batters. 

Brusdar Graterol got the loss for the Dodgers, firing 0.2 innings, giving up one hit, one earned run. This is Graterols first loss of the postseason. 

Max Scherzer got the start for the Dodgers, firing 4.1 innings, giving up four hits, two earned runs, while walking one and striking out seven batters. 

The Dodgers got the scoring started in the top of the 1st, Corey Seager hit a two run homerun to center field to make it 2-0. 

The Braves would answer back in the bottom of the 4th, Joc Pederson hit a two run homerun to tie the game at 2-2. 

In the top of the 7th, Chris Taylor would give the Dodgers the lead with a two run double to make it 4-2 Dodgers. 

In the bottom of the 8th, Ozzie Albies hit an RBI single to make it a 4-3 game. Austin Riley hit an RBI double to tie the game at 4-4.

In the bottom of the 9th, Dansby Swanson scored on a wild pitch to win the game for the Braves 5-4. 

These two teams will play each other again tomorrow evening. First pitch will be at 5:08pm EST.