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Over 30 2/3 innings during its first nine playoff games, the Dodgers’ bullpen had allowed only 12 hits, three earned runs and one homer.
Kershaw finished just 4 2/3 and was charged with six earned runs.
Chicago scored two earned runs and two unearned runs, on the strength of three hits, one hit by pitch, one intentional walk, a catcher's interference, and one very odd play.
In the seventh, that number balloons to 25.50 (17 earned runs in six innings), resulting in Kershaw’s disappointing statistics overall.
In his last two starts on five days rest, Bundy – who earlier in the season pitched well with an extra day off – has allowed 11 earned runs over 8 1/3 innings.
In Los Angeles’s nine playoff games so far, the bullpen has pitched 30⅔ innings and surrendered just those three earned runs.
Sabathia pitched 5 1/3 innings, allowing just three hits and two earned runs.
In seven disastrous innings of Game 2, the bullpen gave up 11 hits, six earned runs and those four homers.
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