Washington Nationals send LA Dodgers to shock playoff exit on Kendrick's slam

  • Howie Kendrick’s 10th-inning grand slam lifts Nats to 7-3 win
  • Dodgers crash out after league-best 106 wins in regular season
  • Washington will open NLCS at St Louis Cardinals on Friday

Howie Kendrick hit a tiebreaking grand slam off Joe Kelly in the 10th inning, and the Washington Nationals overcame a three-run deficit with a late rally to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Wednesday night and advance to the NL Championship Series against St Louis.

Three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw blew a 3-1 lead by allowing homers to Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto on consecutive pitches in the eighth.

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Source: The Guardian
Washington Nationals send LA Dodgers to shock playoff exit on Kendrick's slam