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ARLINGTON, Texas — Mookie Betts‘ third-inning, shoestring catch altered the momentum, and Will Smith‘s sixth-inning home run off his namesake proved to be the difference. But all throughout, there was Corey Seager — a forgotten man on this star-studded Los Angeles Dodgers team — producing like he has through the entirety of his resurgent season.
Seager homered twice in the Dodgers’ 7-3, season-saving victory over the Atlanta Braves in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Friday night, giving him 10 RBIs this week — the most in a league championship series since Nelson Cruz set the record with 13 in 2011.
He might have two more games to catch him.
“That guy [Seager] is something else,” said Braves manager Brian Snitker, whose team still holds a 3-2 series lead. “He’s one of those guys who never gives an at-bat away. It’s very impressive. He’s a dangerous, impressive hitter.”
The Braves lead the series 3-2.
“That guy is something else,” Atlanta manager Brian Snitker said of Seager. “He’s one of those guys who never gives an at-bat away. It’s very impressive. He’s a dangerous, impressive hitter.”
Throughout this series, as the Dodgers have struggled