Kershaw, Dodgers hold off Mets 3–1 in New York, force NLDS Game 5

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Kershaw, Dodgers top Mets 3-1, force NLDS to decisive Game 5
Wednesday October 14th, 2015

Pitching on three days rest, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw shut down the Mets’ bats in New York en route to a 3–1 win in NLDS Game 4.

Kershaw threw 94 pitches over seven innings, allowing just a run on three hits while striking out eight. The lone blemish was a solo shot from Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy in the fourth.

The Dodgers hopped out to an early 3–0 lead off Steven Matz in the top of the third inning, with an Adrian Gonzalez RBI single, and a two-run double from former Met Justin Turner.

Kenley Jansen entered in the eighth and recorded a five-out save, working out of a jam in the eighth and tossing a flawless ninth.

The series will head to Los Angeles for a deciding Game 5 on Thursday at 8:07 p.m. ET.

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- Kenny Ducey

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