Break­through or sta­tus quo?

The Morning Call - - SPORTS -

Treat Turner and the Na­tion­als took to the field Wed­nes­day in Los An­ge­les hop­ing to se­cure their first play­off series vic­tory since the fran­chise moved to Wash­ing­ton in 2005. Stephen Stras­burg started Game 5 for the Na­tion­als, while Walker Buehler took the mound for the NL-best Dodgers. The Dodgers were aim­ing to reach their fourth straight NL Cham­pi­onship Series. Dodgers man­ager Dave Roberts said be­fore the game, that he was “very con­fi­dent” his team would ad­vance.

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