What the shortstop accomplished on Friday against the Red Sox is one of the most difficult tricks for a hitter to pull off. And yet, he succeeded with so little room to triumph.
Los Angeles faced its best opportunity to win against Atlanta in the top of the ninth. Instead, the Braves walked off with a 3–2 win.
This matchup features two of the best offenses in baseball, but hitting alone won't settle the series.
After blowing a five-run lead, the Red Sox relied on some old-school fundamentals to save a sloppy bullpen and take out the top-seeded Tampa Bay Rays.