A complicated, fascinating National League Championship Series reaches the only logical conclusion on Saturday, when the Dodgers and Brewers play the first NLCS Game 7 since 2012. MLB.com's crew at the series presents four questions that we believe will determine the outcome of Game 7.
The Dodgers and Brewers are taking this National League Championship Series the distance with a decisive Game 7 on Saturday at Miller Park, the winner going to the World Series, the loser going home. Eight months of work boiled down to one night.
There comes a point in some baseball games at which recording outs is more important than scoring runs. When that moment arrived Friday, it meant Corey Knebel found himself striding to home plate with a bat in his hand with two outs and the bases loaded in the fifth inning of Game 6 of the […]
Just as important as the events that transpired in the Brewers' 7-2 win over the Dodgers in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series on Friday night was one event that didn't. Josh Hader never emerged through the bullpen door.
Brewers manager Craig Counsell wanted energy from the Miller Park faithful. The Miller Park faithful wanted more baseball. Everybody got their wish. Shedding the offensive funk induced by the Dodgers' quality pitching in the first five games of the NLCS, the Brewers busted loose for four runs in a nine-batter opening inning of Game 6 […]
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts had a hunch about David Freese in Game 6. He hit Freese leadoff for just the fourth time in his 10-year career and the first time since 2016 -- ostensibly with matchups on his mind, but maybe history, too. Freese promptly crushed a home run to right-center field against Brewers left-hander […]
A homer by the Dodgers' David Freese to open Game 6 of the National League Championship Series on Friday didn't discourage the Brewers for long. Needing a win to force a seventh game, Milwaukee broke through for its biggest inning of the series in the bottom of the first at Miller Park, plating four off […]