MILWAUKEE, WI - OCTOBER 4: Mike Moustakas #18 of the Milwaukee Brewers celebrates with teammates after hitting the game-winning RBI single in the ninth inning to beat the Colorado Rockies in Game 1 of the NLDS at Miller Park on Thursday, October 4, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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Brewers and Dodgers Both Win to Open MLB’s NL Division Series

LA knocked off the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee took care of the Colorado Rockies in the 10th.

Although it had some scratching their heads, the decision by the Los Angeles Dodgers to start Hyun-Jin Ryu over Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 of the NL Division Series paid off big.

Ryu pitched seven dominant innings and struck out eight as the Dodgers rolled to a 6-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.

LA’s offense also launched three home runs during the game, which was important because they only had five hits overall. The Braves actually had more (six) but they were all singles.

In the National League’s other divisional series, the Milwaukee Brewers got off to an early lead against the Colorado Rockies courtesy of a two-run Christian Yelich homer.

That lead held up until the ninth inning when closer Jeremy Jeffress came in for the Brewers and promptly blew the team’s 2-0 lead.

The rally by the Rockies sent the game into extra innings, but the extra frames didn’t last long as the Brewers bounced back in the bottom of the 10th with a rally of their own that culminated with Mike Moustakas‘ walk-off single.

The hit gave them a 3-2 victory and a 1-0 series lead.

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