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Yasmani Grandal drives in three runs, Justin Turner homers and Rich Hill, Joe Blanton, Grant Dayton and Kenley Jansen shut down the Cubs at Dodger Stadium

Yasmani Grandal gives the Dodgers a 3-0 lead after four

Yasmandi Grandal celebrates after hitting a two-run home run. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Yasmandi Grandal celebrates after hitting a two-run home run. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

BOTTOM OF FOURTH: DODGERS 3, CUBS 0

Adrian Gonzalez lined out to center field, but Josh Reddick followed with an infield single deflected by Jake Arrieta and then stole second. On Arrieta’s next pitch, Joc Pederson struck out.

Up came Yasmani Grandal, who has struggled this postseason. He fell behind 0-and-2, then took the third pitch of the at-bat for a ball — a wild pitch, in fact, that allowed Josh Reddick to take third base.

Grandal continued to battle Arrieta, fouling a bit of the seventh pitch off to get one more. And on the eighth, he turned on a fastball on the lower edge of the strike zone and hammered it out to center field for a two-run home run.

Andrew Toles flew out to end the inning. The Dodgers lead, 3-0, through four.

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