THE ANGEL — The Padres may have finished 22 games behind the Dodgers in the regular season, but they consider their postseason streak to be a tough, competitive matchup.
San Diego leveled the National League Division Series on Wednesday night, winning Game 2 with a 5-3 win at Dodger Stadium.
Clayton Kershaw pitched five innings and gave up six hits for a 5.40 ERA.
Former Dodger Yu Darvish got the start for San Diego, allowing three runs in five innings for a 5.40 ERA.
The Padres’ scoring was led by Manny Machado, who had a solo home run and an RBI double. Jake Cronenworth had a solo homer and run from a Jurickson Profar single.
The Dodgers won Game 1 at Dodger Stadium 5-3.
The Dodgers and Padres meet again Friday night in San Diego for Game 3 of the NLDS.
The winner of the best-of-five series advances to the NLCS to face off against either the Philadelphia Phillies or the Atlanta Braves, tied 1-1 in their matchup.
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Dodgers win Game 1 of the NLDS against Padres with a 5-3 home win