In unbelievable fashion, the Milwaukee Brewers were able to hold their ground at Miller Park and force Game 7 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Brewers managed to take Game 1 on the road 6-5 before the Dodgers answered back with a 4-3 victory during Game 2 to even the series. However, prior to tonight, the Dodgers won Games 4 and 5.
In a game that ultimately stopped the Dodgers from popping champagne bottles, the Brewers managed to walk away with a 5-2 victory.
Home teams are 11-5 all-time in LCS Game 7’s.
Can the Brewers make it 12-5?
On the mound for the Brewers is right-handed pitcher Jhoulys Chacin.
Chacin is currently is 1-0 this series after pitching Game 3 when the Brewers won 4-0.
Chacin pitched 5.1 innings while recording six strikeouts during his appearance on the mound. During that start, Chacin allowed just three hits and walked two batters.
During the regular season, Chacin held a 15-8 record with a 3.50 ERA and managed 156 strikeouts for the Brewers.
Christian Yelich has been a dominant factor for the Brewers offensively. However, during Game 6 the star was Jesus Aguilar, who finished 3-for-4 with three RBIs, two runs scored, and a walk.
Yelich went on to finish 1-for-4 with a run scored and a walk for the Brewers.
Los Angeles Dodgers:
On the mound for the Dodgers is right-handed pitcher Walker Buehler.
Buehler is currently 0-1 this series after pitching Game 3 against Chacin. During Game 3, Buehler lasted seven innings, allowing four earned runs on six hits but was able to record eight strikeouts.
During the regular season, Buehler held an 8-5 record with a 2.62 ERA and successfully striking out 151 batters for the Dodgers.
Although the Dodgers lost Game 6, 7-2. The Dodgers had an outstanding performance from first baseman David Freese. Freese his a home run during the first inning against Wade Miley, who threw an 83 MPH changeup.
Freese finished 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored for the Dodgers.