Dodgers starting reliever Corey Knebel for Game 1 of NLCS vs. Braves

The Dodgers verified that correct-handed reliever Corey Knebel will make his second consecutive postseason start. 

Los Angeles made the announcement that Knebel will start against the Braves for Activity one of the NLDS hrs in advance of the to start with pitch. The reliever is expected to start after he helped cut the Giants’ playoff run limited by only making it possible for just one hit in the to start with inning.  

Opening in Atlanta will mark Knebel’s sixth start of the year, like the Game five victory in opposition to San Francisco. He totaled a two.forty five Era with thirty strikeouts all through the standard year. Heading into the matchup, Knebel totals 4 strikeouts by way of three postseason appearances.

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Even though Knebel will deal with the opening video game in opposition to the Braves, the Dodgers are making it possible for Max Scherzer enough time to relaxation in advance of he is expected to make the Activity two start. 

Activity one of the NLDS in between the Dodgers and the Braves will start at 8:08 p.m.ET. 

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