With the game tied in the bottom of the ninth and Ozzie Albies on second base, Riley singled to left field to score a racing Albies. The RBI gave Atlanta a 3-2 victory and an early lead in the NLCS.
Riley finished the game 2-for-3 with two RBI. He was also responsible for the game-tying home run off Dodgers pitcher Tony Gonsolin in the fourth inning. Riley’s home run tied the game at 2-2.
Atlanta drew first blood in the first inning. Eddie Rosario scored on a wild pitch from Los Angeles starter Corey Knebel.
The Dodgers would tie the game in the second inning when Chris Taylor scored A.J. Pollock in the second inning. Will Smith would hit a solo home run and gave Los Angeles a 2-1 lead in the fourth inning.