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The Daily: Walk-off winner, Ian Anderson and more

The Braves won the NLCS opener in dramatic fashion.

Championship Series - Los Angeles Dodgers v Atlanta Braves - Game One Photo by Edward M. Pio Roda/Getty Images

Austin Riley delivered a walk-off single that scored Ozzie Albies to give the Atlanta Braves a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLCS. Riley hit a solo homer in the fourth that tied the game. He and Albies combined for four of Atlanta’s six hits on the evening. Max Fried allowed eight hits but just two runs over six innings.

More NLCS News

  • Atlanta announced its roster for the NLCS featuring 12 pitchers and 14 position players. The only changes were Chris Martin and Johan Camargo replacing Dylan Lee and Terrance Gore.
  • The Dodgers went with 13 pitchers and 13 position players for their NLCS roster. David Price and Billy McKinney were dropped from the roster and replaced with lefty reliever Justin Bruihl and right hander Evan Phillips. Injured first baseman Max Muncy was also left off the roster.
  • The Braves also announced that Ian Anderson will start Game 2 Sunday. That means Charlie Morton will get a couple of extra days of rest and start Game 3 in Los Angeles.
  • The Dodgers announced their rotation plans for the series with Max Scherzer slated to start Game 2 Sunday, Walker Buehler and Julio Urias will start Games 3 and 4 back in Los Angeles.


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