Los Angeles arrived at Dodgers Stadium down 2-0 to the Braves within the Nationwide League Championship Sequence. Now, they’re headed again to Atlanta after a commanding 11-2 victory to path the Braves, 3-2, within the collection.
“That is what we wanted to do,” Chris Taylor stated, who tallied three homers and 6 RBIs. “We would have liked to make an announcement. They put it on us yesterday so we had to reply. It is a good reply for us, and now we go to Atlanta and take a look at to take two.”
He’s the primary participant in MLB postseason history to have a three-homer recreation in a possible elimination competitors, which he stated was “sort of surreal.”
“Mechanically, I am in a greater place,” Taylor stated in regards to the distinction between the common season and now. “I used to be sort of grinding there for the final couple months of the common season, and eventually, I labored by way of some issues. And when you get a pair hits, your confidence boosts.”
Taylor wasn’t the one Dodgers participant to rating a number of homers on Thursday evening. A.J. Pollack hit two of his personal, his closing coming on the backside of the eight to carry Los Angeles to a 11-2 lead.
Per MLB’s Sarah Langs, the duo’s homers makes Los Angeles the third group in postseason historical past to have two gamers with a multihomer recreation throughout the identical competitors. They be part of 2020 NLWCS Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr and Wil Myers (Game 2) and 1932 World Sequence Yankees’ Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig (Game 3).
NLCS Game 6 is slated for Saturday, Oct. 23 at 5:08 p.m. ET.