Dodgers vs. Astros: Live Updates and Score for World Series Game 4


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In what was a pitchers' duel for eight innings, the Los Angeles Dodgers went off for a five-run ninth inning to beat the Houston Astros, 6-2, in Game 4 of the 2017 World Series. The series is now tied, 2-2, with Clayton Kershaw headed to the mound for for the Dodgers for tomorrow's pivotal Game 5. Will the Astros be able to reclaim momentum in Minute Maid Park? Or, will the Dodgers' bats stay alive and give them a commanding 3-2 lead on their way back to Los Angeles? Keep it here as the series unfolds, and scroll below for updates from Game 4.

  1. October 29, 2017
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    Dodgers Even World Series vs. Astros as Joc Pederson HR Leads Big 9th Inning

    Dodgers Even World Series vs. Astros as Joc Pederson HR Leads Big 9th Inning
    Dodgers vs Astros 2017-10-28

    Dodgers Even World Series vs. Astros as Joc Pederson HR Leads Big 9th Inning

    Tim Daniels
    via Bleacher Report
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    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    #DodgersWin! FINAL: #Dodgers 6, Astros 2

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    Houston Astros @astros

    FINAL: #Dodgers 6, #Astros 2

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  6. October 29, 2017
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    Not Done Yet

    A solo home run for Bregman keeps the Astros alive for now. Still two down, no one on and a four-run deficit.

    Dodgers 6, Astros 2 - Bottom of the ninth

    Houston Astros @astros

    Bregman! #EarnHistory

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    MLB on ESPN Radio @MLBonESPNRadio

    #Astros down to their last out. #ThisTeam leads 6-1, @yungjoc650 broke it open, @Cody_Bellinger gave #Dodgers the lead 🎙️@DShulman_ESPN 🎧

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    Jayson Stark @jaysonst

    Joc Pederson in August and September: 71 PA, 6 Hits, 0 HR Joc in the World Series: 10 PA, 3 Hits, 2 HR & 1 double Baseball!

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    UPhill Climb Coming for the Astros

    Five runs on Kenley Jansen? Hmmm...

    Dodgers 6, Astros 1 - Bottom of the ninth

    MLB @MLB

    Here comes Kenley. #WorldSeries

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    SI MLB @si_mlb

    KA-BOOM! Joc Pederson clobbers a three-run homer to make it 6-1 Dodgers and round out a five-run ninth inning for L.A. Astros now coming up.

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    No Doubt About It

    Joc Pederson just crushed a three-run homer to put the Astros in a huge hole. The Astros have their work cut out for them heading into the bottom of the ninth.

    Dodgers 6, Astros 1 - Bottom of the ninth

    SportsNet LA @SportsNetLA

    SHE. IS. GONE! 💪 @yungjoc650’s 3-run shot makes it #Dodgers 6, Astros 1 in the 9th! #ThisTeam

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    Insurance for the Dodgers

    Sac fly from Barnes puts the Dodgers up two. Runners on the corners with two outs now. Joc Pederson at the dish.

    Dodgers 3, Astros 1 - Top of the ninth

    SportsNet LA @SportsNetLA

    Austin Barnes’ sac fly scores @culberson37 and the #Dodgers lead 3-1 in the 9th! #WorldSeries | #ThisTeam

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    L.A.'s Still Threatening

    Barnes is up with one out and the bases loaded. The Dodgers could really use some insurance here.

    Dodgers 2, Astros 1 - Top of the ninth

    Sports Illustrated @SInow

    Clayton Kershaw was PUMPED

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    SI MLB @si_mlb

    BELLINGER! The rookie first baseman drives in the go-ahead run in the ninth! It's 2-1 Dodgers in the ninth. Two on and still no outs for LA.

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    CBS Sports @CBSSports

    LA mood:

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    Sung Min Kim @sung_minkim

    #BATFLIP alert

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    Advantage Dodgers!

    Bellinger doubles for his second AB in a row. And the Dodgers are now in the drivers' seat in Houston. Still two on with no outs.

    Dodgers 2, Astros 1 - Top of the ninth

    Bleacher Report MLB @BR_MLB

    THE ROOKIE DELIVERS! Cody Bellinger hits an RBI double and the Dodgers take a 2-1 lead in the 9th #WorldSeries

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    Another Rally for the Dodgers

    They couldn't cash in on the last one. Can the Dodgers get someone across with two on and no outs?

    Dodgers 1, Astros 1 - Top of the ninth

    Dodgers Nation @DodgersNation

    Turner walks and the #Dodgers have two on with nobody out!

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    Bleacher Report MLB @BR_MLB

    It’s a 1-1 game going to the 9th… #WorldSeries

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    Another Scoreless Frame

    Approaching extras...

    Dodgers 1, Astros 1 - Top of the ninth

    MLB Quality of Pitch @qopbaseball

    #Dodgers Tony Watson Pitch Quality Location CH-Top 11% MLB SI-Top 14% MLB SL-Top 39% MLB @DShulman_ESPN @AaronBoone_ESPN @Verducci_FS1

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    Devenski with a Scoreless Eighth

    More extra innings? This feels a lot like Game 2.

    Dodgers 1, Astros 1 - Bottom of the eighth

    MLB Quality of Pitch @qopbaseball

    #Astros Chris Devenski Pitch Quality Vertical Break CH-Top 3% MLB FF-Top 6% MLB SL-Top 13% MLB @Ken_Rosenthal @Verducci_FS1 @astrosCTH

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    How the Dodgers Got on the Board

    Dodgers 1, Astros 1 - Top of eighth

    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    L🐻GAN. #WorldSeries

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    Puttin' in That Work

    Dodgers 1, Astros 1 - Top of eighth

    Baseball Reference @baseball_ref

    Brandon Morrow is the first pitcher since Bobby Jenks in 2005 to go at least 0.2 IP in each of Games 1-4 of the WS

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    Heading to the Eighth

    Dodgers 1, Astros 1 - Top of the eighth

    MLB @MLB

    All tied up. Get ready for a photo finish. #WorldSeries

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    ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

    Tonight is the 4th time in World Series history that both starters went at least 5 innings and allowed no more than 3 hits and 1 run each.

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    Houston Astros @astros

    Dodgers tie it up at 1 in the 7th. We've got Altuve to lead things off in the bottom half. #EarnHistory

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    L.A. Finally on the Board

    The offenses are finally finding some rhythm. Forsythe with the base knock to drive in Bellinger and we're all tied.

    Man on first with one out for the Astros.

    Dodgers 1, Astros 1 - Top of the seventh

    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    That was just the #Dodgers' second hit with a runner in scoring position in World Series in 18 ABs.

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    Ryan Walton @RyanWaltonSBN

    Cody Bellinger asking for the ball after that double.

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    Bregman Does It Again

    MLB @MLB

    Note to batters: Don’t hit the ball near @ABREG_1. #WorldSeries

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    Baseball Reference @baseball_ref

    Cody Bellinger is the youngest player in @Dodgers history with a #WorldSeries extra-base hit

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    Morton's Night Is Done

    After giving up a double (that was nearly a home run), Charlie Morton is headed to the bench. He gave up just three hits and was mostly throwing gas.

    Man on second with one out for the Dodgers.

    Dodgers 0, Astros 1 - Top of the seventh

    Zachary D. Rymer @zachrymer

    Charlie Morton.

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    L.A. Desperately Needs Some Offense

    Dodgers 0, Astros 1 - Top of the seventh

    Anthony DiComo @AnthonyDiComo

    Justin Turner's Ruthian postseason is on hiatus. He's 1-for-13 since his Game 1 home run.

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    Lena Springer❤️ @LenaSpringer


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    Baseball Reference @baseball_ref

    George Springer is the second leadoff hitter in #WorldSeries history to hit multiple go-ahead HRs in one series

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    There Goes the No-No!

    The internet talking so much about pulling a pitcher during a no-hitter jinxed a no-hitter. Springer just crushed one off Wood, who's now headed to the dugout. Morrow coming in to relieve.

    Dodgers 0, Astros 1 - Bottom of the sixth

    Daren Willman @darenw


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    Richard Justice @richardjustice

    Alex Bregman throws out 2nd runner at home this postseason. Also got Greg Bird 5th inning ALCS Game 7 with Astros leading 1-0.

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    Bleacher Report MLB @BR_MLB

    Got ‘em. #WorldSeries

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    Bregman Bails Out the Astros!

    It looked like L.A. might finally get on the board, but a brilliant defensive play from Bregman at third preserved the shutout.

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Bottom of the sixth

    Sports Illustrated @SInow

    What a play by Alex Bregman!

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    This May Be Manifesting Itself Again

    Dodgers have a chance to score here. First and third with one out.

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Top of the sixth

    Mike Petriello @mike_petriello

    Charlie Morton may have some of my favorite single-season times through the order splits ever

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    Positive Residual @presidual

    Fantastic at-bat by Kiké Hernandez, delivering a full-count line-drive single 99 MPH off the bat.

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    Dodgers Threatening First

    Can L.A. take advantage? Morton has looked invincible till this inning.

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Top of the sixth

    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    #Dodgers have something happenin' -- 1st and 3rd one out, back to the top of the lineup

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    Morton Is Mowing Dodgers Down

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Top of the sixth

    David Schoenfield @dschoenfield

    One pitcher is throwing one of the most dominant World Series games I've seen ... and the other guy has a no-hitter going.

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    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    I will admit to having World Series graphics flashbacks in the bottom of the 5th

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    Wood Has Allowed Just Two Baserunners...

    ...And they were both walks. He's not dialed in on the strike zone, but he's been really effective.

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Top of the sixth

    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Alex Wood has a no-hitter through five innings.

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    This Game Is Flying

    Wood already has two quick outs in his half of the fifth. Neither offense can find any real estate.

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Bottom of the fifth

    ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

    It took Charlie Morton 155 pitches to get his first 24 outs of the postseason. Since then, he's recorded 30 outs on 104 pitches.

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Charlie Morton's last four home starts, including his five innings tonight -- 23 innings, 12 hits, 2 earned runs, 3 walks, 24 strikeouts.

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    Inside Edge @InsideEdgeScout

    Morton's 7 K's thru 5 innings is T-10th highest in his career. #WorldSeries #EarnHistory

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    Just Getting Better and Better

    The Dodgers cannot find the ball right now. Morton's curve is killing them.

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Bottom of the fifth

    Erik Boland @eboland11

    Morton with six strikeouts over the last three innings. Just a nine-pitch fifth leaves him at 50 pitches

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    Dodgers' Big Bats Can't Get Going

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Top of the fifth

    Mark Feinsand @Feinsand

    Bellinger is 0-for-13 with 8 K in the #WorldSeries. Why do I get the feeling he's seeing curveballs in his nightmares these days?

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    Charlie Morton Is Still Dealing

    Daren Willman @darenw

    Morton through 4... Not one pitch up in the zone

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    Bleacher Report MLB @BR_MLB

    Alex Wood is matching up though. 4 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 1 K #WorldSeries

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    No Breaks for the Astros Yet

    Houston is getting ahold of a lot of pitches from Wood. Just hitting them right at fielders.

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Bottom of the fourth

    Matt Kelly @mattkellyMLB

    Bregman's 96-mph lineout runs this count up to 5 for Wood...

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    Matt Kelly @mattkellyMLB

    Alex Wood's 2-seam fastball velocity by month. 93.3 mph 92.8 mph 91.9 mph 91.8 mph 91.2 mph 90.8 mph It's down to 90.6 mph tonight.

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    Bleacher Report MLB @BR_MLB

    Charlie Morton is feelin’ it! 4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 5 K #WorldSeries

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    A Tale of Two Pitch Counts

    Both pitchers are dealing shutouts. Morton's thrown 41 pitches in four innings. Wood's thrown 37 in three. Who will blink first?

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Bottom of the fourth

    Mark Feinsand @Feinsand

    That's 41 pitches through four innings for Morton. He's putting on a clinic.

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    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Top of the fourth

    Anthony Castrovince @castrovince

    Alex Wood on pace for a 165-pitch no-hitter.

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    Wild, but Effective

    Wood hasn't really been attacking the strike zone, but he's surviving just fine.

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Top of the fourth

    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    In his last start, Alex Wood threw 70 pitches, 20 balls. Tonight so far: 47 pitches, 23 balls.

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    Another Scoreless Frame

    It's a pitchers' duel to start this one. Neither offense has really threatened at all yet.

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Top of the fourth

    MLB Quality of Pitch @qopbaseball

    #Dodgers Alex Wood Pitch Quality Changeup Horizontal Break-Top 5% MLB Location-Top 37% MLB Velocity-Top 46% MLB @Ken_Rosenthal @Dodgers

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    ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

    Charlie Morton in 2017 Playoffs: First 2 starts - 8 IP, 9 R Last 2 starts - 8 IP, 0 R (through 3rd inning)

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    Daren Willman @darenw

    Morton through 3... Not one pitch up in the zone yet

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    Morton on Cruise Control

    Dodgers 0, Astros 0 - Bottom of the third

    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    Charlie Morton picking up right where he left off in Game 7 of the ALCS vs. #Yankees: Nine up, nine down, 33 pitches. #Astros

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    MLB Quality of Pitch @qopbaseball

    #Dodgers Alex Wood Pitch Quality Knuckle Curve Low Rise-Top 7% MLB Velocity-Top 10% MLB @DShulman_ESPN @AaronBoone_ESPN @DodgersNation