Justin Turner, right, and Corey Seager, left, hit home runs in the Dodgers’ 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals in Game 1 of their National League Division Series. (Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Clayton Kershaw was not perfect, but he didn’t have to be in the Dodgers’ 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals in Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Friday. The box score is here.
Kershaw won, and that was enough, writes columnist Mark Whicker.
Kenley Jansen‘s five-out save meant he got to bat with the bases loaded in the ninth inning; other than it was business as usual for the Dodgers’ bullpen.
Game 2 starter Rich Hill has no hard feelings toward the Washington Nationals, who released him last year.
Here’s what they were saying after the game: