Although the Dodgers gave up a first inning run to the Cardinals in the NL Wild Card Game (on a Max Scherzer wild pitch), that was all they’d give up.
Which, following a mid-game Justin Turner homer to tie things at one, set up the 9th inning. Chris Taylor played hero, and the Dodgers walked off the Cardinals:
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) October 7, 2021
The Dodgers now move on to the NLDS against their rival Giants, and the Cardinals head home after a surprisingly competitive second half and a very short postseason run. Not that I’m gonna be petty about it …