LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers will bring back Game 1 winner Clayton Kershaw on short rest Tuesday to face the Washington Nationals in a critical Game 4 of the National League Division Series.

The Dodgers lost 8-3 Monday, dropping them into a 2-1 deficit in the best-of-five series.

Kershaw, who allowed eight hits and three runs in the Dodgers’ Game 1 win on Friday, will step in for Dodgers rookie Julio Urias, who made two starts against the Nationals this season. Urias allowed two runs and six hits in five innings of a no-decision at home on June 22. The left-hander allowed one run in four innings on July 21 at Washington. The Dodgers won both games.

The Nationals will go with right-hander Joe Ross.

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