Juan Uribe connected on the clutch home run in the bottom of the eighth to give the Dodgers the winning 4-3 score and a berth in the National League Championship Series.
The Dodgers overcame a rough outing by rookie Hyun Jin Ryu to beat the Atlanta Braves 10-4 in Game 3 of the divisional series and are within one win of advancing to the NLCS to compete for the National League Pennant.
Though it’s only the divisional round, we’re set to see a true battle of the titans in the Braves-Dodgers National League Divisional Series. Game 1 is Thursday.
This pivotal three-game set in the Bay Area starts Friday night with one of the Dodgers’ star acquisitions getting his first taste of this rivalry, as Josh Beckett goes up against Tim Lincecum in a matchup of former aces having mediocre seasons.