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Recap: Clayton Kershaw dominates as Dodgers defeat Brewers to advance to NLDS

The Dodgers look to close out their National League wild-card playoff series against the Milwaukee Brewers with a win in Game 2 on Thursday.

Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws during Game 2 against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday.
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw struck out 13 batters in a 3-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 2 on Thursday.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Clayton Kershaw sets career high for postseason strikeouts over eight shoutout innings to help deliver a 3-0 series-clinching win over the Milwaukee Brewers at Dodger Stadium on Thursday.

The Dodgers will play the winner of the wild-card matchup between the St. Louis Cardinals and San Diego Padres in the National League Division Series. The Cardinals-Padres series is tied, 1-1, heading into Friday’s decisive Game 3.