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The Dodgers have evened the National League Championship Series 1-1 after a 4-3 win over the Brewers in Game 2 on Saturday.Justin Turner hit a two-run go-ahead home run off Jeremy Jeffre s in the eighth inning to lead Los Angeles to victory.The series will head back to Chavez Ravine inLos Angeles for Game https://www.tigersedges.com/detroit-tigers/al-kaline-jersey 3 on Tuesday.Three takeaways from NLDS Game 2Bad things happen when you don’t have Josh HaderJeremy Jeffre s has been a revelation this season, but he is not Josh Hader. Jeffre s gave up a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning Saturday and it begged the question, why was he pitching there and not Hader, who hadn’t pitched in the game?Well, anyone who is watching the series knows that Hader went three innings in Game 1 and was unavailable in Game 2.While it is all well and good to want to use your bullpen like Milwaukee does, this is where it can come back to bite you. Relievers cannot be used every single day, and when the best reliever in the gameisn’t available, it’s likely more runs will be allowed.Hader wasn’t available in Game 2, Jeffre s was, and Milwaukee surely regretted not having the lefty at its disposal.Yasiel Puig: The GoatNotice there are not periods between Travis Wood Jersey “The Goat”in this subheading. The G.O.A.T., of course, refers to the Greatest of All Time, butPuig has not been that this series…yet.Puig came up with runners on first and third in the eighth inning of Game 1 with the Dodgers down 6-4. He struckout. In Game 2, he came up with the bases loaded with no outs in the top of the seventh. He struck out again. Then, he grounded into a double play in the ninth inning with no outs.The 27-year-old predicted the Dodgers would win the NLCS this season. They’ll probably need more help from Puig down the line if they hope to make his proclamation come true.Justin Turner or Kirk Gibson?Justin Turner is a good hitter. A very good hitter.Soto hear he hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning of a playoff game should not come as much of a surprise. But to hear he joined Kirk Gibson as the only Dodger player to hit go-ahead home runs in the eighth inning or later of a postseason game is really special.Justin Turner hits a go-ahead home run as the @Dodgers take a 4-3 lead over the Brewers.This is Turner’s 2nd career go-ahead postseason home run in the Jordan Zimmermann Jersey 8th inning or later. The only other Dodger with two such homers is Kirk Gibson, who hit both of his in 1988.#LADetermined pic.twitter.com/RDJV83P1fP Stats By STATS (@StatsBySTATS) October 13, 2018Especially since one of Gibson’s home runs came off of Dennis Eckersley in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series. The last World Series the Dodgers won.Not a bad omen for Dodger fans.

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