MILWAUKEE, WI—The Los Angeles Dodgers have tied the series against the Milwaukee Brewers and now have the home field advantage. They defeated the Brewers 4-3 on Saturday, October 13. Both of the first two games have been tightly contested.
The first four innings were scoreless for both teams. Brewers pitcher Wade Miley had a strong performance, helping his team grab the lead in the bottom of the fifth inning. Shortstop Orlando Arcia started by slamming a home run down the center. Then, Miley scored off a Braun groundball bring the score to 2-0.
Milwaukee extended their lead in the bottom of the sixth inning, after baseman Travis Shaw crushed a Wood pitch and made the score 3-0. The Dodgers looked dead in the water, but they responded in a big way.
In the top of the seventh, infielder Max Muncy scored off a Bellinger single. Machado made the score 3-2 when he scored thanks to catcher Austin Barnes being walked. The Dodgers would take the lead for good in the eighth inning after third baseman Justin Turner hit a clutch two-run homer down the left side. Dodgers added to their score thanks to outfielder Chris Taylor scoring a run.
The Dodgers will face the Brewers once again on Monday, October 15 in Los Angeles.