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

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A+

99.3

M. Holliday

LF

4

3

1

0

1

0

0

A-

90.0

M. Adams

1B

4

2

1

0

1

0

1

A-

90.0

M. Carpenter

2B

4

2

1

0

0

0

0

B+

88.6

C. Beltran

RF

3

1

1

0

1

1

1

C

75.7

P. Kozma

SS

4

1

0

0

1

0

0

C

73.7

J. Jay

CF

4

1

0

0

0

0

1

C-

71.0

D. Descalso

PH

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

C-

70.0

A. Chambers

PH

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

D-

61.0

D. Freese

3B

4

0

0

0

0

0

1

D-

60.0

Y. Molina

C

4

0

0

0

0

0

2


Dodgers Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A+

107.0

A. Gonzalez

1B

4

3

3

2

2

0

0

A-

90.7

A. Ellis

C

3

1

1

1

1

0

0

B

86.5

C. Crawford

LF

4

1

1

1

1

0

2

B

85.0

J. Uribe

3B

3

1

0

0

1

0

0

B

84.0

Y. Puig

RF

3

1

1

0

0

0

1

C

74.7

M. Ellis

2B

4

1

0

0

0

0

0

C-

71.0

M. Young

PH

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

C-

70.0

N. Punto

SS

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

D

64.0

H. Ramirez

SS

3

0

0

0

0

0

1

D-

61.0

A. Ethier

CF

4

0

0

0

0

0

1


Cardinals Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A

94.4

K. Siegrist

0.1

0.00

0.00

0

1

0

5

A

94.0

R. Choate

0.2

0.00

0.00

0

0

0

8

C-

70.6

J. Kelly

5.0

7.20

1.40

7

3

0

82

C-

70.1

J. Axford

1.0

9.00

1.00

1

2

0

15

D+

68.6

E. Mujica

1.0

9.00

1.00

1

0

0

14


Dodgers Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A

96.3

B. Wilson

1.0

0.00

0.00

0

1

0

11

B+

88.8

Z. Greinke

7.0

2.57

1.00

6

4

1

104

F

58.3

K. Jansen

1.0

18.00

4.00

4

3

0

26


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