Why The Brewers Pulled Their SP After 5 Pitches vs

Why The Brewers Pulled Their SP After 5 Pitches vs

According to Robert Murray of The Athletic, the Milwaukee Brewers suspect that the Los Angeles Dodgers have been trying to steal their signs in the NLCS with the help of video technology.

During the fourth inning of Wednesday's NLCS Game 5 in Los Angeles, Kershaw had the Brewers catcher way out front on a filthy 73 miles per hour curveball.

Muncy grounded a 1-2 pitch from Brandon Woodruff into left field, scoring Turner, who led off with a single.

The moment was so nondescript that you probably missed it.

Manny Machado stood alone at second base, beginning to lean towards third. While the Brewers don't have any hard evidence, they relayed their concerns to Major League Baseball. As they packed up for their trip home on Wednesday, team staffers folded a row of blue T-shirts that had "DEFEND MKE" stripped across the front.

Dodgers reliever Julio Urias (1-0) pitched a scoreless 13th inning to earn the victory.

What's flipped the scale in favor of Los Angeles is what the Dodgers have done when given an opportunity. Los Angeles trails the best-of-seven series 2-1.

"He just has a knack", Brewers star Christian Yelich said. "One time is an accident".

Aguilar said Machado apologized upon reaching first base in the 13th inning. "Or did we keep them the same?" said Kratz. "We turned the page, and now we have to come and play the game (Wednesday)". He returned to the postseason, starting Game 2 of the NLDS against the Braves this year and tossed eight shutout frames on just two hits with no walks. Hill was making his first appearance in the NLCS after starting the Dodgers on their way to the victory in the NLDS clincher at Atlanta on October 8.

The Brewers' Curtis Granderson had a pinch-hit RBI double in the ninth inning off Ryan Madson.

Milwaukee starter Gio Gonzalez figured to have a brief outing Tuesday, as the Brewers planned to lean on their bullpen, but his appearance was even shorter than expected. The left-hander exited in the second inning with a sprained left ankle.

With a runner on first and one out in the third in Game 5, Woodruff drew a five-pitch walk from a visibly annoyed Kershaw, who couldn't hit his spots. Dozier had one hit in five previous at-bats in the playoffs.

Regardless of how or when the NLCS concludes, Game 1 of the World Series begins Tuesday at Fenway Park. Santana also had a two-run pinch single in Game 1.

Then the wait was on. Yelich, who will likely be named National League MVP in November, is hitting.150 in the series.

"To go back to Milwaukee up 3-2 as opposed to being down 3-2 is huge for us", Kershaw said. But I think a bunch of guys are not really on it right now offensively.

The Dodgers will send staff ace Clayton Kershaw to the mound in Game 5. Kershaw gave up five runs (four earned) in three-plus innings of Game 1.

The Brewers send left-hander Wade Miley back to the mound as they try to stave off elimination, two days after he started Game 5.

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