On Friday Atlanta won a close one. Dodgers scored in the 1st off a Walk and an RBI Double. Brave answered in the 2nd with a Single, a Sacrifice, and an RBI Double. Braves got ahead again in the 4th on a Leadoff Double a Sacrufice, and an RBI Single. Braves took the lead for good in the 7th with a leadoff Walk, a Single, a 2 Out Walk, and a 2 RBI Single. The Dodgers’ attempted comeback in the 8th was 1 Run short, off a Leadoff Walk and a 2 RBI Home Run. Braves 4 – 3, Series tied at 1.
Sunday the Dodgers dominated at home after falling behind in the 1st to the Braves who had a 1 Out Double, a 2 Out RBI Single, a Walk, and another RBI Single. In the 2nd the Dogers started to put it away, Single, Single, Walk to load them, 2 RBI Sacrifice, 2 RBI Home Run. Braves answer in the 3rd with a Single, a Single, a 1 RBI Sacrifice, an RBI error, then an inning ending Double Play. The Dodgers added to the misery in their half with a Leadoff Double, an RBI Single, an error and an RBI Single. There was a meaningless Wild Pitch. The bats remained silent unti the Dodgers 8th, HBP, 2 Out Walk, RBI Single, RBI Single, RBI Single. Too little too late for the Braves in the 9th with a 1 out Single and a 2 RBI Home Run. Dodgers 13 – 6, lead the Series 2 – 1.
Today the Dodgers send out Ricky Nolasco (13 – 11, 3.70 ERA R) to put the Braves away. They counter with (1 – 2, 1.65 ERA R) who’s only pitched 13 innings to ‘earn’ his spectacular ERA. Game starts at 9:30 pm ET on TBS.