The Los Angeles Dodgers Win the NLDS Game 3 last night by defeating the Nationals 10-4. The Washington Nationals were hoping to take the lead at home. However, a seven-run inning from the Dodgers lead to a crushing defeat. Thus, the Dodgers now have a 2-1 lead in the series are one win away from their fourth straight NLCS.
According to baseball betting pick data, the Dodgers were shut down by Stephen Strasburg in a 4-2 loss during game 2. However, game three was different this time around with Cody Bellinger getting himself out of a slump. In addition, Ryu Hyun-jin did his part by keeping the Nationals to two runs on four hits in five innings.
Ryu Hyun-jin Keeps the Dodgers Alive
Game three of the NLDS is a game that fans who like to bet on baseball will remember. Not because it was Ryu Hyun-jin’s best game because it was not. This is because it was a great performance of teamwork made by Ryu and the Dodgers.
However, sports news outlets agree that Ryu is the winning pitcher in the Dodger’s 10-4 come back during Game three. According to betting odds data, Ryu was able to keep the close before the Dodgers began to score in earnest.
At first, Ryu only gave up two runs out of 4 and two walks. In addition, he struck out three players with 48 strikes out of 74 pitches. Thus, for Ryu this is a 3-2 improvement in his postseason career changing his ERA from 4.11 to 4.05.
At the end of the fifth inning, the Dodgers were down 2-1. However, the game began to look better for the Dodgers thanks a two-run double giving the Dodgers a 3-2 lead.
This is when the Dodgers began to go all out. This is thanks to another double by Hernandez and a triple by turner giving the Dodgers an 8-2 lead. In the end, the Nationals could where not able to score again thanks to Ryu’s efforts.
However, Ryu did not do it by himself. This is because the Dodgers sent 5 more pitchers to the mound after Ryu to close out the game.