Through four innings Friday night against the Milwaukee Brewers, it looked like the chase of the Los Angeles Dodgers for the ninth time in a row to win the NL West, he was going to fall short.
The Dodgers had allowed four runs and were forced to watch the southpaw veteran Clayton Kershaw Leaving the mound with left forearm discomfort in the second inning:
To make matters worse, every time they looked at the out-of-town scoreboard, they could see the San Francisco Giants closing in on another win against the San Diego Padres, which they did.
But these Dodgers have shown that they just won’t go down without a fight. They proved it again on Friday when Trea turner he continued his latest bid for the NL MVP with two home runs, including a game-tying grand slam, in the Dodgers’ 8-6 comeback over Milwaukee at Dodger Stadium.
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With the victory, the Dodgers fell two games behind the Giants in the NL West with two games remaining in the regular season. San Francisco would win the division with a victory or a loss for the Dodgers.
For the Dodgers to win the division, they would need to force a tiebreaker and then win a Game 163 on Monday at Oracle Park.