The San Diego Padres have been hoping for a special pattern to start out the NLDS in opposition to the Los Angles Dodgers. Up to now, it is simply been extra of the identical.
Within the common season, the Dodgers dominated the Padres, successful 14 of 19 video games in opposition to and outscoring their Nationwide League West division rivals 109-47.
In honor of the baseball pleasure this week, NBC 7’s Dana Williams determined to take a deep dive into our archive footage to relive the perfect moments from the Padres’ two postseason appearances main as much as the world sequence in 1984 and 1998.
The Dodger domination continued with a Sport 1 victory.
The Dodgers, baseball’s finest offense, wasted no time getting began in opposition to Padre starter Mike Clevinger. Within the backside of the first inning, Trae Turner hit a 419-foot homer midway up the pavilion seats in left discipline for a 1-0 Dodger lead. Later within the inning, Max Muncy singled in Will Smith for a 2-0 benefit.
The Dodgers tacked on one other run within the third as Smith doubled dwelling Turner to make it 3-0. Then Los Angeles knocked Clevinger out of the sport with a Gavin Lux RBI double into the nook in proper discipline that put them up 4-0.
Steven Wilson got here on in reduction, however the Dodgers simply saved scoring as an error by 1st baseman Wil Myers allowed one other run.
Clevinger’s remaining pitching line was 2.2 innings, 60 pitches, 6 hits and 5 runs (4 earned).
The Padres bought on the board within the fifth inning as Myers circled a Urias pitch for a solo dwelling run to left, trimming the deficit to 5-1. A Trent Grisham floor out plated one other run to make it 5-2, then a sac fly by Austin Nola had the Padres again within the sport at 5-3 heading into the sixth.
Los Angeles picked Julio Urias to start out sport 1 over legendary Dodger Clayton Kershaw and that proved to be a good move. Urias breezed via the primary 3 innings with 4 strikeouts, permitting only one hit.
The 2 groups resume the sequence with Sport 2 Wednesday at Dodger Stadium. The Padres will begin Yu Darvish in sport 2, whereas the Dodgers counter with Clayton Kershaw. The sequence shifts to San Diego on Friday for Sport 3.