Was it the biggest upset in playoff history? The Los Angeles Dodgers were on a winning streak like no other – but it’s the San Diego Padres who are on their way to the National League Championship Series (NLCS).

Jake Cronenworth capped a seventh inning for the Padres with a two-out, two-run single on Saturday night as the Padres rebounded from a 3-0 deficit to knock National League champions West out of the playoffs.

The 3-1 National League Division Series (NLDS) win secures the Padres a berth at home against Philadelphia, which beat the Atlanta Braves 8-3 to win their NLDS in four games.

The Dodgers had enjoyed winning a franchise-record 111 regular-season games and the NLDS Series opener, but then lost three straight to the Padres heading to their first NLCS in 24 years.

By 2022, the Padres had lost all six series to the Dodgers. According to, only one team in playoff history—the 1906 White Sox vs. the Cubs—had never won a postseason series against a team it trailed so much in the standings.

In the American League Division Series, Jeremy Pena homered in the 18th inning as the Houston Astros knocked out the Seattle Mariners to win the best-of-five series 3-0.

The circuit decided the longest scoreless game in playoff history in a game that lasted six hours and 22 minutes and totaled nearly 500 shots.

“It’s a moment I will remember for the rest of my life,” Pena said, according to

Elsewhere, rookie Oscar Gonzalez hit a two-out two-out single in the ninth inning as host Cleveland rallied for a win over New York in Game 3 of the American League Division Series.

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