Historic First Inning In Game Three Of NLCS

Soon after I wrote an article on the disappearing act that is the Los Angeles Dodgers in October, they decided to go out and make history. Down 2-0, this was more than a must-win game for the Dodgers. This was for their dignity. For the past 32 years, the Dodgers haven’t won the World Series even though they’ve been one of the most dominant baseball teams in recent history.

Leadoff hitter, Mookie Betts, got on base to start the inning. Cory Seager then hit a dot to left center, allowing Betts to show off his speed and score from first base. The Dodgers were then up 1-0, but then they were down to just their last out. They then went on to hit a three-run homer, a solo homer, and a grand slam homerun, all in the first inning with two outs.

Baseball fans have been waiting for this Dodgers team to show their offensive power in this NLCS. After their late push in the bottom half of the 7th and 9th innings in game two, fans and bettors expected this offensive outburst. The Dodgers were the away team in this game, which they used to their advantage, as it allowed them to keep their bats hot.

This was the most runs scored in any single inning in MLB postseason history. In 1929, the Philadelphia Athletics put up 10 runs in one inning during the World Series against the Chicago Cubs. This record was tied last year by the St. Louis Cardinals against, ironically, the Atlanta Braves.

The Dodgers ended up winning game three with a score of 15-3, which now puts them down only one game in the series (1-2). With this in mind, will the Dodgers use this momentum to propel themselves to another must-win game in game four? Or will they disappear like we’re all used to?


Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on email

Recent Articles

NBA Announces Next Season Could Start as Early as December

The NBA has announced that the start of the 2020-21 season could be as early as December 2020. With the regular season usually starting mid-October and ending around late April, many people have questioned how the NBA will tackle this obstacle.

Dodgers Win World Series

After a 32-year drought and several years of October failures, the LA Dodgers have finally gotten over the hump. Although it looked like the Rays could have been poised to force a game seven with the outstanding pitching of Blake Snell, the Dodgers proved too strong.

Should Trevor Lawrence Consider Staying at Clemson?

Clemson quarterback and Heisman front runner Trevor Lawrence is basically guaranteed to go No. 1 overall in next year’s NFL Draft. However, is this a blessing or a curse? The current worst team in the NFL is the New York Jets, who are not only awful on the field but a train wreck in the front office.

Does Game Six Spell Trouble for Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have once again found themselves in a sticky situation in game six of the World Series versus the Tampa Bay Rays. The series is currently 3-2 in favor of the Dodgers; however, the Rays have ace Blake Snell on the mound in game six.