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LOS ANGELES—Cody Bellinger's 13th-inning RBI single ended a marathon Game 4 and evened the National League Championship Series as the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep into the night for a 2-1 victory against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Bellinger ripped a 3-2 pitch from Brewers reliever Junior Guerra (0-1) into right field, allowing Manny Machado to score from second base. Guerra had thrown 3 2/3 scoreless innings before the last pitch.
GREEN BAY, Wis.—Mason Crosby drilled a 27-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Green Bay Packers to a 33-30 win over the visiting San Francisco 49ers on Monday night, Oct. 15. Crosby's kick capped a terrific final drive by Aaron Rodgers, who led a 10-play, 81-yard march in 1:04 to seal the comeback victory. Rodgers completed 25 of 46 passes for 425 yards and two touchdowns, both of which went to Davante Adams.
BOSTON—Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a go-ahead, bases-clearing double with two outs in the third inning, and the Boston Red Sox evened the American League Championship Series at one game apiece with a 7-5 victory over the visiting Houston Astros on Sunday night, Oct. 14. Game 3 is Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Houston. Andrew Benintendi and Rafael Devers had RBI singles in the opening inning off Gerrit Cole (0-1) before Bradley's key hit two innings later.
MILWAUKEE—Justin Turner completed a rally from a 3-0 deficit with a two-run, go-ahead home run in the eighth inning Saturday night, Oct. 13, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 win over the host Milwaukee Brewers and into a 1-1 tie in the National League Championship Series. The teams will take Sunday off, then meet in Game 3 in Los Angeles on Monday, Oct. 15, with the Brewers' Jhoulys Chacin and Dodgers' Walker Buehler listed as the probable starters.
MILWAUKEE—Brandon Woodruff threw two perfect innings and ignited an 11-hit attack with the first home run ever recorded by a left-handed-hitting pitcher against a lefty pitcher in postseason history Friday night, Oct. 12, leading the host Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series. The win was the Brewers' 12th straight dating back to the end of the regular season.
CLEVELAND—George Springer homered twice, Marwin Gonzalez notched two bases-loaded hits, and Carlos Correa snapped a hitless drought as the Houston Astros completed their first postseason sweep, securing this American League Division Series with an 11-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday, Oct. 8, at Progressive Field.
ATLANTA—Freddie Freeman hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the sixth inning after the Los Angeles Dodgers had come back from a five-run deficit, and the host Atlanta Braves stayed alive in the National League Division Series with a 6-5 victory in Game 3 on Sunday night, Oct. 7. Rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a grand slam to climax a five-run second inning for the Braves, but the Dodgers fought back thanks in part to homers by Chris Taylor and Max Muncy.
DENVER—Jesus Aguilar, Orlando Arcia and Keon Broxton homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 in Game 3 on Sunday, Oct. 7, in Denver to sweep a National League Division Series. The Brewers move onto the NL Championship Series, where they will host Game 1 on Friday, Oct. 12, against either the Dodgers or the Braves. Los Angeles led that series 2-0 with Game 3 scheduled for later Sunday at Atlanta.
LOS ANGELES—Clayton Kershaw went eight shutout innings, and Manny Machado and Yasmani Grandal hit home runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers took a commanding lead in the National League Division Series with a 3-0 victory Friday, Oct. 5, over the visiting Atlanta Braves. It was the Dodgers' second consecutive shutout in the series after earning a 6-0 victory in Game 1 on Thursday, Oct. 4. Los Angeles will go for the sweep Sunday, Oct. 7, at Atlanta as it aims for its third consecutive NL Championship Series.
MILWAUKEE—Right-hander Jhoulys Chacin and four relievers combined on a six-hitter Friday afternoon, Oct. 5, as the host Milwaukee Brewers rode dominant pitching to a second straight low-scoring win in the National League Division Series, 4-0 over the Colorado Rockies. With the home team having prevailed in a pair of indoor pitchers' duels, the scene shifts to hitter-friendly Denver for Game 3 in the best-of-5 series on Sunday.