Cody Bellinger delivers walk-off hit to beat Brewers in 13th inning

Yasmani Grandal possible Mets target benched by Dodgers

After a quick turnaround, Game 5 in the best-of-seven series is Wednesday afternoon, with Wade Miley pitching for the Brewers on three days' rest against fellow lefty Clayton Kershaw. Max Muncy, who was in the lineup because Los Angeles really didn't have another choice, drove in the go-ahead run.

Don't believe us? Kershaw has registered 12 quality starts (6 IP, 3 ER or fewer) in 22 career postseason opportunities. Domingo Santana contributed an RBI pinch-hit double. Junior Guerra took the loss in relief as he surrendered one earned run on two hits with four strikeouts and no walks over 3 2/3 innings.

Taylor's hustle in running to first, which helped cause the error, advancing to second and then stealing third was nearly infectious, as a series of little things helped the Dodgers win a second consecutive playoff game without hitting a home run. That made it 2-1 Dodgers.

Taylor didn't get much attention Wednesday, but he shifted the momentum of the game and perhaps the series with his at-bat to lead off the bottom of the fifth inning. That knotted up the game, 1-1.

"We're in a good spot, man", Counsell said. "I think good players will get good offence going, and we're going to need it, and I expect it to happen".

Los Angeles defeats Milwaukee 2-1, Cody Bellinger hits walk-off RBI single to tie NLCS at 2-2. He struck out nine, all on breaking pitches, and walked two. He then gave way to Ryan Madson, who allowed back-to-back two-out doubles, with Curtis Granderson's driving in a run.

If Cubs fans had to wait over 100 years to watch their team win a World Series, then every Dodger fan in the area should leave their couches and get pumped for this game. That prompted Dodgers manager to call on Kenley Jansen for the final out.

Los Angeles extended the lead to 5-1 in the seventh on Turner's RBI single that scored Kershaw, who walked, and pinch-hitter Brian Dozier's RBI groundout.

This is an embarrassing showing from their fanbase with a trip to the World Series on the line. Milwaukee promptly won its final seven regular-season games and an NL Central tiebreaker against the Chicago Cubs to earn its first division title since 2011, and the Brewers did more than enough at the plate in a sweep of Colorado in the Division Series. Mike Moustakas also went 0 for 6, while Jonathan Schoop, Jesus Aguilar and Orlando Arcia were a combined 2 for 15.

Milwaukee's starters have tossed just 14 innings in the NLCS, the lowest total ever through five games, according to Elias Sports Bureau.

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