Dodgers: Thanks to Trea Turner, LA lives to fight another day for the NL West

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.

Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Bachelor of Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and a reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services at Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and after a few days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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