Taylor’s 3-HR Night Keeps Dodgers Alive

October 22, 2021 Taylor’s 3-HR Night Keeps Dodgers Alive

By: Carlos Alvarez

Chris Taylor Blasts 3 HRs to Make MLB History as Dodgers Beat Braves (11-2) to Avoid Elimination

The NLCS is going to Game 6! Chris Taylor’s epic postseason continued on Thursday night with a performance for the record books. CT3 (4-for-5) crushed three home runs to become the first player in MLB postseason history with a 3-homer game while facing elimination. He’s also just the 11th player in league history with a triple-homer outing in the playoffs. Taylor’s latest showcase featured six RBIs. He was also the one to push the Dodgers past the Cardinals with a walk-off HR in the wild card game.


Chris Taylor’s 2021 Postseason

Batting Avg: .375 | 4 HRs | 12 RBIs


Trea Turner (3-for-4) and A.J. Pollock (3-for-5, HR, 4 RBIs) also came up big in the Dodgers’ Game 5 victory. L.A. had a whopping 17 hits in the rout. The Braves lead the series 3-2, but the Dodgers have the momentum before heading to Atlanta for Game 6 on Saturday (5:00 pm ET).


Watch: Chris Taylor’s 3 Jacks Lead Dodgers Rout in Game 5 (11-2)


Tonight’s Schedule

ALCS Gm 6: Red Sox at Astros (8:00 pm ET)

(HOU Leads Series 3-2)


Additional Storylines

USA Today: Dodgers Live Another Day, Force Game 6 Behind CT3’s 3 Home Runs

MLB: October Power Surge: Only 11 Players Have Ever Gone Deep 3 Times in Single Postseason Game


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