BREAKING: The Nationals stun the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS .
Trailing 3-1 in the eighth inning, facing Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, the Nationals tied the game with solo home runs on back-to-back swings. Then, in the 10th, they jumped ahead with a grand slam from Howie Kendrick.
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.
Adam Eaton walked against Kelly leading off the 10th, Rendon doubled on a drive that lodged in the left field wall and Soto was intentionally walked.
Daniel Hudson got the win, retiring Will Smith on a drive to the right field warning track with one on and one out in the ninth, then getting Chris Taylor on a liner to centre.
The Nationals/Montreal Expos franchise won a post-season series for only the second time, the first since the Expos beat Philadelphia in a 1981 Division Series caused by the midseason players’ strike.Read more: Sportsnet
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