Eddie Rosario leads Braves to first World Series since 1999
Atlanta Braves left fielder Eddie Rosario rounds the bases after hitting a three-run home run during the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the 2021 NLCS at Truist Park. Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Eddie Rosario is carrying the Atlanta Braves this postseason, and he delivered yet another big blow in the NLCS.

Rosario took Los Angeles Dodgers starter Walker Buehler deep for a tie-breaking three-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning of NLCS Game 6 in Atlanta on Saturday night. The Braves had runners on second and third with two outs, and Rosario had a 1-2 count against Buehler. Rosario took a pitch low and in and lined it down the right field line out of Truist Park.

The hit was Rosario’s 14th of the NLCS, which is a Braves record for a single postseason series.

Atlanta would go on to win, 4-2, to reach its first World Series since 1999, and Rosario was named NLCS MVP after hitting .560 (14-for-25) with three home runs.

Those watching the game were in awe of Rosario and tweeted their reactions:

The man has deserved it.

It’s hard to believe that a player acquired while injured at the trade deadline, for Pablo Sandoval, has become the Braves’ postseason hero, but that is the case with Rosario.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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