The game has a scheduled start time of 10.30 p.m. ET, and takes place from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
"I think if he makes a mistake, we've got to be able to capitalize".
LA's big lead was down to 7-4 when the three-time Cy Young Award victor left, but the suspense didn't last: Turner and the 104-win Dodgers added two more runs in the eighth, capping a 12-hit performance. But in terms of national exposure and postgame interest from the assembled media, he didn't have half the night his tongue did. "No excuses. I gave up too many home runs tonight", said Kershaw on his performance tonight. "I feel maybe ice cream in front of me, or something like that". "That's the reason he's laughing right now". That aggression would pay off later for them as four of their overall five hits against Kershaw came off swinging at the first pitch. "Made the decision to take him out after the first inning".
"He hit a good pitch", on the homer, Arizona manager Torey Lovullo said.
The Diamondbacks were the team to inflict the most defeats on the Dodgers out of all in the Major League Baseball this season.
The Diamondbacks have some of the best home run hitters in all of baseball. With Friday's win, however, Kershaw's postseason ERA sits at 4.17.
"He gave up four solo homers but who cares", Turner said. Pollock in the third and Martinez in the sixth. He struggled with the long ball again after serving up a career-high 23 homers during the regular season, but still earned his fifth career postseason victory - one shy of the franchise record - in 15 starts.
Turner said he thought his All-Star teammate was sharp. "When you have a lead like that, it's about attacking guys, not giving up free bases". He allowed four runs and six hits over 3.2 innings in the 11-8 win over Colorado.
Let's start with the "very interesting" part. He admitted that by the time he departed, he was gassed. Most of the fans that spoke with Eyewitness News said they had faith in star pitcher Clayton Kershaw.
There were good portents for the Dodgers elsewhere. Zack Godley ran into trouble in the fourth inning, allowing three runs on a pair of run-scoring singles by Corey Seager and Justin Turner and a productive out from Yasiel Puig. Consequently they decided not to push Ray and more or less threw Walker to the wolves.
"I'm just kind of doing what's asked of me at this point", Ray said. To me, it's like he's taking batting practice.