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Battery Power: Joctober reigns as Braves take 2-1 lead on Brewers in NLDS

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On Joc Pederson’s heroics, a strong outing from Ian Anderson, Dansby Swanson’s defense and more in what went right, what went wrong and what’s next for Braves after Game 3.

Division Series - Milwaukee Brewers v Atlanta Braves - Game Three
Joc Pederson is the third player in history to hit two pinch-hit home runs in one postseason series.
Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Joctober is a vibe.

It was history for Joc Pederson, as he hit another pinch-hit home run to power the Braves to a 3-0 win over the Brewers in Monday’s Game 3 and a 2-1 series lead.

In the latest Battery Power, Grant McAuley and Cory McCartney break down Pederson’s heroics after the Braves took advantage of a key decision from Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell. Plus, a strong performance on the mound by Ian Anderson, Dansby Swanson’s defense and potential Game 4 pitching matchups, along with more of what went right, what went wrong and what’s next for Atlanta in the series.

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