Early Milwaukee lead sends Brewers-Dodgers to Game 7

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

There will be a Game 7 in the National League Championship Series. The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 7-2, on Friday night at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The critical Game 7 will start at 8:09 pm EST on FS1. The winner will face the Boston Red Sox in the World Series.

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesús Aguilar hitting an RBI single against the Los Angeles Dodgers

Jesús Aguilar hits an RBI single against the Los Angeles Dodgers (Getty Images)

Walker Buehler will take the mound for the Dodgers in the critical Game 7. He will be faced opposed by Jhoulys Chacín for the Brewers.

The Dodgers will attempt to go to its second-straight World Series. They were defeated by the Houston Astros in the Fall Classic.

The first game of the World Series will begin at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass. on Tuesday night at 8:09 pm EST.

In the bottom of the eighth inning, Jesús Aguilar singled to right field. Lorenzo Cain scored on the play to increase the lead to 7-2.

One inning earlier, the Brewers went up 6-2 when Aguilar scored following a wild pitch by Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda.

The Dodgers cut the lead to 5-2 in the top of the fifth inning when David Freese doubled to deep center field. Brian Dozier scored on the play.

Long-time Brewer Ryan Braun doubled to deep right center in the bottom of the second inning. Christian Yelich scored for the 5-1 lead.

Milwaukee scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning. Aguilar doubled to right field that caused Cain and Braun to score for the 2-0 lead.

Mike Moustakas also doubled to right field that scored Aguilar for the 3-0 lead. Erik Kratz then singled to shallow right field to allow Moustakas to make it 4-0.

Freese gave the Dodgers a 1-0 lead in the top of the first winning.

Brewers pitcher Corey Knebel received the win. He went 1 2/3 innings and struck out two batters.

Jeremy Jeffress also picked up his second hold of the postseason.

Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin Ryu received the loss after going just three innings. He allowed five earned runs on seven hits with three strikeouts and two walks.

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