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Arcia starts offense with 2nd postseason HR

Shaw also homers for Crew before Dodgers rally in Game 2
October 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE -- Typically known for his glove, Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia continues to make a name for himself this postseason in another way -- with his bat. Saturday provided the latest example, when Arcia clocked a solo home run off Hyun-Jin Ryu to give Milwaukee the lead in Game 2

MILWAUKEE -- Typically known for his glove, Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia continues to make a name for himself this postseason in another way -- with his bat. Saturday provided the latest example, when Arcia clocked a solo home run off Hyun-Jin Ryu to give Milwaukee the lead in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series before the Dodgers rallied to hand the Brewers a 4-3 defeat.
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Arcia pounced on a first-pitch cutter from Ryu with one out in the fifth, sending it 407 feet and just over the wall in center field to break a scoreless tie.
A .236 hitter who was demoted this spring after struggling offensively, Arcia hit just three home runs across 119 regular-season games after hitting 15 in 2017. He now has two this October, also homering in the Brewers' NL Division Series-clinching Game 3 win over the Rockies.
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An inning later, Travis Shaw connected on his first homer of the postseason, a solo shot to center off left-hander Alex Wood as the Brewers built a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the sixth.

Joe Trezza is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @joetrezz.