Dodgers beginning reliever Corey Knebel for Sport 1 of NLCS vs. Braves



The Dodgers confirmed that right-handed reliever Corey Knebel will make his second consecutive postseason begin. 

Los Angeles made the announcement that Knebel will begin towards the Braves for Sport 1 of the NLDS hours earlier than the primary pitch. The reliever is predicted to begin after he helped reduce the Giants’ playoff run quick by solely permitting one hit within the first inning.  

Opening in Atlanta will mark Knebel’s sixth begin of the season, together with the Sport 5 victory towards San Francisco. He totaled a 2.45 ERA with 30 strikeouts throughout the common season. Going into the matchup, Knebel totals 4 strikeouts via three postseason appearances.

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Whereas Knebel will deal with the opening sport towards the Braves, the Dodgers are permitting Max Scherzer ample time to relaxation earlier than he’s anticipated to make the Sport 2 begin. 

Sport 1 of the NLDS between the Dodgers and the Braves will begin at 8:08 p.m.ET. 

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