10/21 16:56 CDT Facing elimination, Dodgers turn to Kelly in Game 5 of NLCS
Facing elimination, Dodgers turn to Kelly in Game 5 of NLCS
LOS ANGELES (AP) --- Joe Kelly will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers against
the Atlanta Braves in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Thursday night.
Manager Dave Roberts said the right-handed reliever will serve as the opener of
the planned bullpen game. The Dodgers trailed the series 3-1 and faced
Kelly has pitched a total of 2 1/3 innings against Atlanta in the NLCS, not
allowing any runs.
Third baseman Justin Turner injured his hamstring running to first base on
Wednesday and is done for the season. MLB approved third baseman Andy Burns as
a roster substitution.
Turner is not eligible to return for the World Series, should the Dodgers rally
to win the NLCS in seven games and advance.
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