The Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves meet Sunday night in the winner-take-all Game 7 of the National League Championship Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.
Atlanta led the series 3-1 but Los Angeles won the last two to force the decisive Game 7, with the victor moving on to the World Series. The Braves haven't reached the World Series since 1999, while the Dodgers played in the Fall Classic in 2017 and 2018.
Sunday's winner will face the AL champion Tampa Bay Rays.
The Dodgers hit 14 home runs in the first six games of the series, led by shortstop Corey Seager, who is batting .375 with five home runs and 11 RBI. The Braves struggled to get timely hits in the Games 5 and 6 losses, going a combined 3-for-20 with runners in scoring position.
Here's everything you need to know for Game 7 on Sunday:
Time: 8:15 p.m. ET
TV channel: Fox/Fox Sports 1
Betting odds: SportsBookWire.usatoday.com
Justin Turner celebrates his home run in Game 6 with Cody Bellinger. (Photo: Tim Heitman, USA TODAY Sports)
Rookie sensation Ian Anderson (postseason: 2-0, 0.00 ERA, 22 K in 15 ⅔ IP) starts Game 7 for the Braves, yet to give up a run in three postseason starts. The right-hander tossed four scoreless innings – but walked five – in Atlanta's Game 2 win.
The Dodgers will open Game 7 with rookie Dustin May (postseason 1.35 ERA, 9 K in 6 ⅔ IP). The right-hander also started Game 5 of the series, pitching the first two innings of a Dodgers win. Manager Dave Roberts has long relief options behind May including left-hander Julio Urias (pitched five innings in Game 5) and Tony Gonsolin (4 ⅓ innings in Game 2).
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