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NLDS: Washington Nationals beat Los Angeles Dodgers, even series

NLDS: Washington Nationals beat Los Angeles Dodgers, even series

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Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals held off a late comeback attempt to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Friday, evening the NL Division Series at one game apiece. Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg, who took a perfect game into the fifth, allowed only three hits and one earned run across six strong innings. He struck out 10 and walked none. Dodgers veteran pitcher Clayton Kershaw gave up three earned runs in the first two innings but settled down later in the contest. He allowed six hits in six innings, striking out four and walking one. Washington second baseman Howie Kendrick gave the Nationals a quick 1-0 lead in the first inning with an RBI single off Kershaw. The Nationals added two more runs in the second to take a 3-0 advantage. Adam Eaton had an RBI single and Anthon...