With the game tied in the bottom of the ninth and Ozzie Albies on second nefarious, Riley singled to left field to salvage a racing Albies. The RBI gave Atlanta a 3-2 victory and an early lead in the NLCS.
Atlanta Braves’ Austin Riley is congratulated after hitting a house speed in the fourth inning in Recreation 1 of baseball’s National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Atlanta.
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Riley carried out the game 2-for-3 with two RBI. He was also liable for the game-tying house speed off Dodgers pitcher Tony Gonsolin in the fourth inning. Riley’s house speed tied the game at 2-2.
Atlanta drew first blood in the principle inning. Eddie Rosario scored on a wild pitch from Los Angeles starter Corey Knebel.
The Dodgers would tie the game in the second inning when Chris Taylor scored A.J. Pollock in the second inning. Will Smith would hit a solo house speed and gave Los Angeles a 2-1 lead in the fourth inning.
Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor (3) is tagged out by Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson after being caught in a speed down on nefarious hit by Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger someday of the ninth inning in Recreation 1 of baseball’s National League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Atlanta.
It was the Braves’ sport to purchase.
After rotten baserunning that ended the Dodgers risk in the close of the ninth, Albies singled to center off Dodgers pitcher Blake Treinen. He would then get second nefarious to accept into scoring insist for Riley.
Austin Riley #27 of the Atlanta Braves celebrates with teammates after hitting a slither-off RBI single off Blake Treinen #49 of the Los Angeles Dodgers someday of the ninth inning of Recreation One in every of the National League Championship Series at Truist Park on October 16, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Atlanta takes the 1-0 lead in the National League Championship Series with Recreation 2 space for Sunday. The Dodgers will originate Max Scherzer and the Braves will originate Ian Anderson. Atlanta also won the principle two video games of the 2020 NLCS sooner than by some means losing to the Dodgers in seven video games.