It was the Bryse Wilson show on Thursday, as the young right-hander surprisingly emerged to shut down the powerful Dodgers lineup. Wilson worked six innings, allowing just one run on one hit with five strikeouts. There were mixed feelings about Wilson entering this start, but he pitched the game of his life on a night when the Braves needed it most. Absolutely incredible performance from the right-hander.
Offensively, their were a number of stars but none brighter than Marcell Ozuna. The big man blasted two homers on his way to a 4-for-5 game with four RBI, leading the way for an Atlanta attack that plated ten runs.
As mentioned above, Bryse Wilson came up huge for the Braves in his first postseason start. The Braves are now right on the cusp of the World Series after an improbable hero emerged in game four.
Bryse Wilson and the Atlanta Braves professional baseball club played a game on Thursday....they played it very well, in fact. As is custom, Brad and Eric recapped Game Four of the NLCS and talked about the importance of the game and how the Braves are positioned for the next few games...if necessary.
If Brian Snitker’s word is to be trusted, then Max Fried is not an option for the Braves on short rest in game five. Instead, the starter for the potential series clincher is a complete toss-up, as no clear candidate has emerged. The Braves are likely to employ a bullpen game of some sort, but could also turn to Kyle Wright. We will have to wait and see which option appeals most to Snitker.
The Braves did not wait very long to exact revenge on the Dodgers for the embarrassment that was game three.
There were a lot of positives to take away from the Braves’ Game Four win on Thursday evening from Bryse Wilson absolutely shoving to Marcell Ozuna playing like a man possessed to the bullpen doing their thing. If you are looking for a quick rundown of four big picture items to take from the game, this is the link for you
The Braves tarnished this legacy slightly on Thursday in route to another victory over the Dodgers.