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MLB Playoffs: NLCS, Game 7
Dodgers at Brewers
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Top 8th, 2 outs
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Top 8th, 2 outs
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LAD 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 - 5 8 0
MIL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 1 7 0
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M.Machado struck out.
Woodruff pitching.
Top 8th
Individual stats
HR: LAD: Bellinger (1); MIL: Yelich (1).
RBI: LAD: Puig 3 (4); MIL: Yelich (1).
Dodgers
Brewers
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
J. Pederso... LF 1 0 0 0 0
K. Hernand... PH-2B 3 1 0 0 0
M. Muncy 1B 3 1 1 0 0
J. Turner 3B 4 1 0 0 0
M. Machado SS 4 2 1 0 0
C. Belling... CF 3 1 2 1 2
Y. Puig RF 3 2 1 1 3
C. Taylor 2B-LF 1 0 0 0 0
A. Barnes C 3 0 0 0 0
W. Buehler P 1 0 0 0 0
J. Urias P 0 0 0 0 0
R. Madson P 1 0 0 0 0
K. Jansen P 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
W. Buehler 4 6 1 1 7
J. Urias 0 0 0 0 0
R. Madson 1 1 0 0 2
K. Jansen 0 0 0 0 1
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
L. Cain CF 3 2 0 0 0
C. Yelich RF 3 1 1 1 1
R. Braun LF 3 0 0 0 0
T. Shaw 2B 3 1 0 0 0
J. Aguilar 1B 3 0 0 0 0
M. Moustak... 3B 3 1 0 0 0
E. Kratz C 3 0 0 0 0
O. Arcia SS 3 2 0 0 0
J. Chacin P 0 0 0 0 0
J. Schoop PH 1 0 0 0 0
J. Hader P 0 0 0 0 0
D. Santana PH 1 0 0 0 0
X. Cedeno P 0 0 0 0 0
J. Jeffres... P 0 0 0 0 0
C. Knebel P 0 0 0 0 0
C. Grander... PH 1 0 0 0 0
B. Woodruf... P 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
J. Chacin 2 3 2 1 0
J. Hader 3 1 0 0 4
X. Cedeno 0 1 1 0 0
J. Jeffres... 1 3 2 1 2
C. Knebel 0 0 0 0 1
B. Woodruf... 0 0 0 0 2
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