Championship Series Game Thread: Crucial Games in NLCS and ALCS

Milwaukee Brewers (2-2) at Los Angeles Dodgers (2-2)
NLCS Game 5• 5:09 p.m. ET• Dodger Stadium• Los Angeles, CA
LHP Wade Miley (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. LHP Clayton Kershaw (1-1, 3.27 ERA)

After last night’s 13 inning game that saw the Dodgers even the NLCS at two games each, the two teams will play their final contest at Dodger Stadium before heading back to Milwaukee one way or another to play games six and seven.

The game can be seen on FS1.

Brewers Lineup

  1. Lorenzo Cain  CF
  2. Christian Yelich  RF
  3. Ryan Braun  LF
  4. Jesus Aguilar  1B
  5. Hernan Perez  2B
  6. Mike Moustakas  3B
  7. Erik Kratz  C
  8. Orlando Arcia  SS
  9. Wade Miley  P

Dodgers Lineup

  1. Cody Bellinger  CF
  2. Justin Turner  3B
  3. David Freese  1B
  4. Manny Machado  SS
  5. Max Muncy  2B
  6. Chris Taylor  LF
  7. Enrique Hernandez  RF
  8. Austin Barnes  C
  9. Clayton Kershaw  P

Boston Red Sox (2-1) at Houston Astros (1-2)
ALCS Game 4• 8:39 p.m.• Minute Maid Park• Houston, Texas
RHP Rick Porcello (1-0, 1.35 ERA) vs. RHP Charlie Morton (0-0, -.–)

Tonight’s game will be crucial for an Astros’ team that has lost two straight in this series and will have to head back to Boston for two more games either way. Boston, meanwhile, has a chance to win the series outright in Houston if they can win both tonight and tomorrow after their 8-2 victory yesterday.

The game can be seen on TBS.

Red Sox Lineup

  1. Mookie Betts  RF
  2. Andrew Benintendi  LF
  3. J.D. Martinez  DH
  4. Xander Bogaerts  SS
  5. Rafael Devers  3B
  6. Steve Pearce  1B
  7. Brock Holt  2B
  8. Christian Vazquez  C
  9. Jackie Bradley Jr.  CF

Astros Lineup

  1. Alex Bregman  3B
  2. George Springer  CF
  3. Jose Altuve  DH
  4. Marwin Gonzalez  2B
  5. Yuli Gurriel  1B
  6. Josh Reddick  RF
  7. Carlos Correa  SS
  8. Martin Maldonado  C
  9. Tony Kemp  LF

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