Dodgers score record 11 runs in 1st inning vs Braves in NLCS

The Los Angeles Dodgers posted the highest-scoring inning in postseason historical past with an 11-run first in Sport three of the NL Championship Collection towards the Atlanta Braves

ARLINGTON, Texas — Max Muncy hit a grand slam to cap an 11-run first inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Sport three of the NL Championship Collection, the highest-scoring inning ever in a postseason sport.

The 11 runs got here towards the Atlanta Braves, who had been additionally at the incorrect facet of matching the former mark. They allowed 10 runs within the first inning within the deciding Sport five of the NL Department Collection towards St. Louis ultimate season.

The slam by way of Muncy off reliever Grant Dayton was once the 3rd homer within the inning, matching some other LCS checklist.

After Mookie Betts led off the sport with an infield unmarried at the first pitch, Corey Seager drove him house with a double at the subsequent pitch. Joc Pederson hit a three-run homer and Edwin Rios later went deep on consecutive pitches towards Kyle Wright, who then walked the No. nine batter prior to Dayton took over.

Betts walked prior to Seager had an RBI unmarried, Justin Turner was once hit by way of a pitch and Muncy went deep. Will Smith, the record-matching 14th batter within the inning, struck out to finish it.

The Dodgers led 11-Zero coming into the second one inning after middle fielder Cody Bellinger robbed the Braves’ Ozzie Albies with a jumping catch on the wall that stranded two runners within the backside of the primary. Bellinger then led off the second one with a homer.

Los Angeles had seven hits, 3 walks and successful batter in that 32-minutes on the plate, the 29,786th half-inning in postseason historical past.

Atlanta had allowed best six runs in its first six playoff video games, together with 4 shutouts, going into Sport 2 on Tuesday evening. The Dodgers scored 4 runs within the backside of the 9th inning of an Eight-7 loss, then had the 11-run first Wednesday.

Los Angeles tied a franchise checklist for a postseason sport with its 4 homers via two innings. The best-ever postseason mark for homers in a sport is six by way of the Chicago Cubs in Sport three of the 2015 NLDS towards the Cardinals.

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