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Nats top Dodgers, 4-2. even NLDS series, 1-1

washington nationalsThe Washington Nationals held on after establishing an early 3-0 lead to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 4-2, on Friday.

The Nats’ win evened the teams’ series at a game apiece.

Washington, which lost 6-0 in Game 1 on Thursday, took a 1-0 lead in the first on a Howie Kendrick RBI single, and extended the lead to 3-0 in the second on an Adam Eaton RBI single and an Anthony Rendon RBI double.

It would stay that way until a Justin Turner RBI sac fly in the sixth got the Dodgers within 3-1.

A Max Muncy solo homer in the seventh off Nats reliever Sean Doolittle got LA to 3-2.

An RBI single by Asdrubal Cabrera pushed the Washington lead to 4-2 in the eighth.

Nats starter Max Scherzer got out of the bottom of the eighth with the lead.

Daniel Hudson pitched out of a bases-loaded jam to close the game out.

The win brings the series back to Nats Park on Sunday tied one game apiece.

 


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