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MLB roundup: Logan Webb, Giants silence Dodgers in NLDS Game 1

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2021-10-09 09:13:13 GMT+00:00 – Logan Webb made a splashy postseason debut Friday night time, placing out 10 in 7 2/3 innings and main the host San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the National League Division Series.

Buster Posey hit a two-run house run in the primary inning and Kris Bryant and Brandon Crawford added solo photographs for the Giants, whose 107-win common season earned them the home-field benefit in the best-of-five sequence in opposition to the 106-win Dodgers.

Webb (1-0), who went unbeaten in his final 20 regular-season begins, restricted the Dodgers to 5 hits in his longest outing of the season. He didn’t stroll a batter.

Dodgers starter Walker Buehler gave up three runs on six hits and a stroll in 6 1/3 innings. He struck out 5. Will Smith and Mookie Betts collected two hits apiece for the Dodgers.

Astros 9, White Sox 4

Yordan Alvarez delivered the go-ahead RBI single and Kyle Tucker hit a two-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning for host Houston, which beat Chicago to take a 2-0 lead in the American League Division Series.

Only 10 baseball groups have come again from an 0-2 deficit to win a best-of-five sequence. Tucker drove in three runs, and Yuli Gurriel and Jose Correa knocked in two apiece for the Astros.

Tim Anderson and Luis Roberts every had three hits for the White Sox. Winning pitcher Ryne Stanek (1-0) dodged a stroll and a single in a scoreless seventh inning. Losing pitcher Aaron Bummer (0-1) gave up three runs on three hits in one-third of an inning.

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Oct 8, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; San Francisco Giants supervisor Gabe Kapler (19) relieves beginning pitcher Logan Webb (62) in the eighth inning in opposition to the Los Angeles Dodgers throughout recreation one of many 2021 NLDS at Oracle Park. Mandatory Credit: D. Ross Cameron-USA TODAY Sports

Red Sox 14, Rays 6

J.D. Martinez hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning and picked up 4 hits in his return to motion as Boston routed Tampa Bay in Game 2 of the American League Division Series in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The Red Sox leveled the sequence at a recreation apiece behind 20 hits, together with 5 from Enrique Hernandez, tying the all-time postseason document.

After Red Sox starter Chris Sale exited after permitting 5 runs in the primary inning, Tanner Houck (1-0) surrendered only one run in 5 innings. Jordan Luplow hit a grand slam in the Rays’ massive first inning. Collin McHugh (0-1), the second Rays pitcher, allowed three runs in 1 2/3 inning.

Brewers 2, Braves 1

Rowdy Tellez snapped a scoreless tie with a two-run house run in the seventh inning to carry host Milwaukee over Atlanta in the primary recreation of their National League Division Series.

Braves starter Charlie Morton (0-1), who had allowed simply two hits by way of six innings, hit Avisail Garcia with a pitch to open the seventh. Tellez, who was on the injured record from Sept. 12-Oct. 1 with a proper patellar pressure, then drove a 1-2 pitch 411 ft to right-center.

Pinch hitter Joc Pederson introduced the Braves inside 2-1 with an opposite-field homer to left with two outs in the eighth off Adrian Houser, who had retired the primary 5 hitters he confronted. Houser (1-0) obtained the victory after starter Corbin Burnes pitched six scoreless innings, permitting two hits and three walks whereas placing out six.

–Field Level Media

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