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Turner breaks out with momentum-shifting HR

October 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE -- The Dodgers seemed to feel that this moment would come. It finally did.Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner hit the go-ahead two-run homer to left field in the eighth inning of a 4-3 win over the Brewers on Saturday in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series. The

MILWAUKEE -- The Dodgers seemed to feel that this moment would come. It finally did.
Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner hit the go-ahead two-run homer to left field in the eighth inning of a 4-3 win over the Brewers on Saturday in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series. The blast silenced the sold-out crowd at Miller Park.
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Turner turned on a 2-0 splitter from Brewers right-hander Jeremy Jeffress, who wiggled out of a bases-loaded jam in the seventh, when he got Yasmani Grandal to ground into an inning-ending double play.

Los Angeles put pressure on Milwaukee's bullpen late in Game 1, giving the Dodgers confidence they could strike when afforded another opportunity in Game 2. Turner, who had gone 0-for-5 with four strikeouts to open the series, finally broke through.

Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.