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Angeles was tied with Texas for the best road record in the majors in 2013, at 45-36. This series will shift to Los Angeles for Game 3 o

Started by luyp123, 2015/12/07 11:47PM
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Whether they want to admit it or not, winning that game in that kind of scenario, thats a tough way to lose a game." Beltran had tied the game with a two-run double in the third inning, but hours later stroked a one-out hit toward the right field corner off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen to score Daniel Descalso from second base with the winning run. "It was a good team win," shortstop Pete Kozma said, before slightly altering his wording. "A good team Carlos win today." They werent the only heroics for Beltran, who also gunned a runner down at home for an inning-ending double play in the 10th. Perhaps the best postseason hitter of this generation, Beltran now has four game-winning postseason RBI in his career. He also has nine RBI in these playoffs. "Hes basically built up a resume as one of the greatest postseason hitters of all time," Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis said of Beltran. "We knew that coming in. When you compound that by giving him two 3-1 counts to hit in, he knows what to do." Juan Uribe, who hit the homer Monday that got the NL West-champion Dodgers into the NLCS, had a two-run single in the third inning for LAs only runs in Game 1. Lance Lynn (1-0) threw two innings to get the win and Chris Withrow (0-1) gave up a pinch-hit single to Descalso and walked Matt Carpenter in the 13th. "It feels great coming back to the ballpark and knowing youve got Clayton on the mound," Ellis said. "Were going to do everything we can to earn the split." The Dodgers were 4-3 against the Cardinals this season, including three wins in four games in St. Louis. Not having homefield advantage for this series may not matter, as Los Angeles was tied with Texas for the best road record in the majors in 2013, at 45-36. This series will shift to Los Angeles for Game 3 on Monday. cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys cheap jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '


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