Zack Greinke took the mound Saturday night at Chavez Ravine looking to help the Los Angeles Dodgers pull even with the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Division Series.

Greinke threw seven shutout innings and allowed just four runners to reach base — two of which were via a hit by pitch and walk. One of those instances came in the third inning when Greinke walked Matt Carpenter with two outs.

That brought Jon Jay to the plate, who wasted little time and lined Greinke’s first pitch towards second base. While Jay made good contact, Dee Gordon made an impressive leaping catch to rob the Cardinals’ center fielder of a base hit potentially prevent the Cardinals from having runners on the corners for Matt Holliday.

While Gordon turned in the flashy defensive play, he continued to struggle at the plate in Game 2 and is now 1-for-9 with four strikeouts heading into Game 3.

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Matt is a journalist from Whittier, California. A Cal State Long Beach graduate, Matthew occasionally contributes to Lakers Nation, and previously served as the lead editor and digital strategist at Dodgers Nation, and the co-editor and lead writer at Reign of Troy, where he covered USC Football. You can follow Matt on Twitter @mmoreno1015

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