Braves' Acuna becomes youngest to hit post-season slam

Rex Christensen
October 13, 2018

"Not that Gausman doesn't give us that opportunity, we like how Newcomb matches up with them and the success that he's had against the Dodgers this year".

After needing just five pitches to work a 1-2-3 first inning, the seemingly unflappable Walker Buehler combusted in what amounted to a five-run second.

Now Atlanta must face Walker Buehler, the rookie who shutdown the Rockies in the NL West Tiebreaker by throwing 6 2/3 scoreless innings.

A new postseason hero and an old one provided the two biggest swings for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

"We prepared ourselves to get here", Machado said, "and we're not going to stop till we get what we want".

Manny Machado drove in four runs with a seventh-inning three-run homer and first-inning double at SunTrust Park.

Newcomb, who pitched two innings of relief in Game 1, lasted 2 2/3 innings in Game 3 and was charged with two runs (one earned).

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The Dodgers stranded two runners in the eighth inning and left Joc Pederson and Turner on base after they opened the inning with a single and walk, respectively.

The Dodgers beat Milwaukee 4-3 in the season series.

Mike Foltynewicz, who lost Game 1 in the series Thursday, will be given the ball for Atlanta, while Los Angeles will send out lefthander Rich Hill to try to close out the series. In Games 1 and 2, they received seven-plus innings from their starters, Hyun-Jin Ryu and Clayton Kershaw which ended in back-to-back shutout wins for the Dodgers en route to a 2-0 series lead heading back to Atlanta. The Braves struck first in the third inning when Newcomb walked to score a run and then Ronald Acuna Jr. mashed a grand slam to put Atlanta in front, 5-0. Los Angeles is seeking its first World Series title since 1988.

Game 1 is Friday night in Milwaukee, the Dodgers' fourth championship series in six seasons.

Cable and satellite subscribers can watch the NLDS Game 3 live stream at Fox Sports Go by logging in with their provider credentials.

Los Angeles also benefited from some shaky Atlanta defense during its go-ahead inning.

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