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SF Giants named Alex Wood NLDS Game 3 Starter.

After splitting the first two games of the San Francisco-NLDS against rival Dodgers, the Giants will turn to left-hander Alex Wood to play Game 3 of the series in Los Angeles on Monday.

Giants manager Gabby Kepler made the announcement after a 9-2 loss to Oracle Park on Saturday in which several San Francisco pitchers were struggling with command issues against the Dodgers team, which lost them in Game 1 of the series. Demonstrated far more discipline.

Wood will face Dodgers Ax Max Scherzer, who was picked after throwing 94 pitches in 4 1/3 innings in the National League Wild Card Game against the Cardinals on Wednesday. Since getting Sherzar in a deadline with the Citizens, the Dodgers have won all 12 of their starts.

Wood has a lot of post-season experience and almost all of them have been wearing Dodger Blue. The left-hander has played in 20 career playoffs, including 18 Dodgers since arriving in the post-season with Los Angeles in five separate seasons.

Game 1 starter Logan Webb, after a formidable outing that tossed 7 2/3 scoreless innings in a 4-0 shutout win, earned four for 5 1/3 innings on right-hander Kevin Gosman. Runs were charged as the All-Star took. Loss of giants on Saturday.

The Giants could have chosen Wood or the right Anthony Deslafani for the pitch in Game 3, but the team eventually tabooed Wood as he won his regular season on September 29 with a 1-0 victory over Diamondback with six scoreless innings. Ended

Despite Wood’s long track record pitching in the playoffs, Monday’s outing will mark the start of his first post-season as Lefty hit a 5/3 innings of one-run ball in the 6-2 Dodgers win in Game 4 of the 2017 World Series. Was recorded. . Each of Wood’s last 12 playoffs has come out of Belpin, including two in the 2020 World Series.

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