Dodgers Defeat Cardinals 6-4, Trail NLCS 3-2

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Zack Greinke went seven innings allowing only two runs and Adrian Gonzalez hit two home runs as Los Angeles shut down a final rally to top St. Louis, 6-4. Three different Dodgers went deep in the win.

The Dodgers began the scoring in the bottom of the second when a single by Juan Uribe off starter Joe Kelly drove in Gonzalez. Later in the inning, Greinke also hit a single, driving in Yasiel Puig to make the score 2-0. Tied 2-2 in the bottom of the third, the Dodgers took a lead they would not relinquish when Gonzalez went deep off Kelly for a solo home run.

Greinke picked up his first win in these playoffs after he allowed six hits with four strikeouts and one walk. Kelly (0-1) was charged with the loss after allowing four runs on seven hits over five innings with three strikeouts and no walks. Gonzalez had a strong game for the Dodgers, going 3 for 4 with two home runs, three runs, and two RBIs. A.J. Ellis also had a big game, going 1 for 3 with a home run, a run, and an RBI. Matt Holliday went 3 for 4 with two doubles, a run, and an RBI in the loss.

The Dodgers are now down in the series by just one game. The Dodgers will play the Cardinals Friday in Game 6 of the NLCS at Busch Stadium at 7:37 PM CDT.


Cardinals Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A+99.3M. HollidayLF4310100
A-90.0M. Adams1B4210101
A-90.0M. Carpenter2B4210000
B+88.6C. BeltranRF3110111
C75.7P. KozmaSS4100100
C73.7J. JayCF4100001
C-71.0D. DescalsoPH1000000
C-70.0A. ChambersPH1000001
D-61.0D. Freese3B4000001
D-60.0Y. MolinaC4000002

Dodgers Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A+107.0A. Gonzalez1B4332200
A-90.7A. EllisC3111100
B86.5C. CrawfordLF4111102
B85.0J. Uribe3B3100100
B84.0Y. PuigRF3110001
C74.7M. Ellis2B4100000
C-71.0M. YoungPH1000000
C-70.0N. PuntoSS1000001
D64.0H. RamirezSS3000001
D-61.0A. EthierCF4000001

Cardinals Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A94.4K. Siegrist0.10.000.000105
A94.0R. Choate0.20.000.000008
C-70.6J. Kelly5.07.201.4073082
C-70.1J. Axford1.09.001.0012015
D+68.6E. Mujica1.09.001.0010014

Dodgers Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A96.3B. Wilson1.00.000.0001011
B+88.8Z. Greinke7.02.571.00641104
F58.3K. Jansen1.018.004.0043026

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