Clayton Kershaw and Mookie Betts powered LA to a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Mike Reynolds is a former ABL batting champ, while Jared Walker starred last season.
The Auckland ABL side has received a huge boost ahead for next season.
South African Dylan Unsworth is heading to Auckland for the upcoming season.
Twelve-time All Star Manny Ramirez has inked a one-year deal with the Sydney Blue Sox.
An 'International Conference' will be based in Auckland, the ABL has confirmed.
The favoured proposal for the ABL season could play right into the hands of the Kiwi baseball side.
The 48-year-old outfielder has won two World Series titles with the Boston Red Sox.
Several Miami Marlins players have tested positive for coronavirus.