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Watch Justin Turner’s 3-run home run for the Dodgers in the first inning of NLDS

By in Press Enterprise on October 7, 2017

By James H. Williams

Justin Turner hit a 3-run home run for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning to take the first inning lead against Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Taijuan Walker.

🗣️JUSTIN, JUSTIN, JUSTIN! #ThisTeam pic.twitter.com/odrrtkuxhD

— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) October 7, 2017

Walker threw 48 pitches and faced nine batters before the first inning would come to an end.

JT with a 3-run 💣 and an RBI double from @YasielPuig gives the #Dodgers a 4-0 lead heading to the top of the second! #ThisTeam pic.twitter.com/uHg2GSvxbC

— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) October 7, 2017

How much time off did Kershaw have before coming out to pitch the second inning? He had a 31 minute gap between pitches.

Kershaw has five Ks, first two innings.

— Mark Whicker (@MWhicker03LANG) October 7, 2017

Taijuan Walker does not return to the mound in the second inning. Diamondbacks go with Zack Godley.

A solo home run by A.J. Pollock off a pitch from Clayton Kershaw. Dodgers leads Arizona, 4-1, in the third inning.

AJ Pollock with the DBacks first hit. Solo HR with 2 outs in 3rd. #Dodgers up 4-1

— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) October 7, 2017

Corey Seager pokes a single through the left side. Logan Forsythe scores. 5-1 Dodgers

— J.P. Hoornstra (@jphoornstra) October 7, 2017

RBI singles for Corey Seager and Justin Turner make it 6-1 #Dodgers in 4th. Turner now 22 for 58 with 16 RBI in 19 post-season games

— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) October 7, 2017

Kershaw being Kershaw

.@ClaytonKersh22 just leaves you speechless. #NLDS pic.twitter.com/fKSnJkUgdT

— MLB (@MLB) October 7, 2017

After giving up career-high 23 HRs during regular season, Clayton Kershaw has served up 2 tonight. […]    

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