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LOS ANGELES -- Joc Pederson didn’t homer in the first inning of Game 5 of the National League Division Series. But Max Muncy did.

Pederson had a leadoff home run overturned upon replay review Wednesday night before Muncy picked him up, smashing a shot to the right-field bleachers for a quick 2-0 lead against Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals at Dodger Stadium.

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The homer was Muncy’s third of the series and gave him five hits in his first 15 NLDS at-bats. It came against a pitcher who had given him plenty of trouble. Muncy was 0-for-12 lifetime against Strasburg in his career, in 15 plate appearances (including the playoffs). Those were his most hitless plate appearances against any pitcher entering the night.

Muncy's 2-run home run Muncy's 2-run home run 00:00:17 2019-10-10T00:51:24.344Z It came as part of a loud start against Strasburg, who entered Game 5 with the best postseason ERA of all time. Pederson hit Strasburg’s third pitch to deep left field, and it was initially ruled a home run. But upon review, the baseball actually sailed through an opening in the outfield fence and into the Dodgers bullpen, so Pederson was sent back to second base with a double.

Five pitches later, Muncy brought Pederson home again.

And an inning later, Enrique Hernández, after robbing Juan Soto of a hit with a diving catch in the top of the frame, hit another Dodgers homer off Strasburg, this one leading off the second. In the year of the home run around Major League Baseball, it marked only the sixth time in 35 starts this year that Strasburg surrendered multiple long balls.

Hernandez makes catch, homers Hernandez makes catch, homers 00:00:19 2019-10-10T01:22:30.382Z Adam McCalvy has covered the Brewers for MLB.com since 2001. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram and like him on Facebook.

Read more: Los Angeles Dodgers Joc Pederson Max Muncy Enrique Hernandez LOS ANGELES -- Joc Pederson didn’t homer in the first inning of Game 5 of the National League Division Series. But Max Muncy did.

Pederson had a leadoff home run overturned upon replay review Wednesday night before Muncy picked him up, smashing a shot to the right-field bleachers for a quick 2-0 lead against Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals at Dodger Stadium.

The homer was Muncy’s third of the series and gave him five hits in his first 15 NLDS at-bats. It came against a pitcher who had given him plenty of trouble. Muncy was 0-for-12 lifetime against Strasburg in his career, in 15 plate appearances (including the playoffs). Those were his most hitless plate appearances against any pitcher entering the night.

It came as part of a loud start against Strasburg, who entered Game 5 with the best postseason ERA of all time. Pederson hit Strasburg’s third pitch to deep left field, and it was initially ruled a home run. But upon review, the baseball actually sailed through an opening in the outfield fence and into the Dodgers bullpen, so Pederson was sent back to second base with a double.

Five pitches later, Muncy brought Pederson home again.

And an inning later, Enrique Hernández, after robbing Juan Soto of a hit with a diving catch in the top of the frame, hit another Dodgers homer off Strasburg, this one leading off the second. In the year of the home run around Major League Baseball, it marked only the sixth time in 35 starts this year that Strasburg surrendered multiple long balls.