Dodgers defeat Atlanta Braves in NLCS Game 5

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They allowed 10 runs in the first inning in the deciding Game 5 of the NL Division Series against St. Louis last season.

Los Angeles tied a franchise record for a postseason game with its four homers through two innings.

Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts makes a leaping catch at the wall on a ball hit by Atlanta Braves designated hitter Marcell Ozuna during the fifth inning.

The Dodgers put-together an 11-run first inning, which is the highest-scoring inning of all-time in an Major League Baseball postseason game.


Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts stretches to make a catch during the third inning.

Atlanta's Travis d'Arnaud, left, celebrates with teammate Ronald Acuña Jr. after hitting a sacrifice fly in the first inning. Seager's three-run opposite-field homer off lefty reliever A.J. Minter finally put the Dodgers on the board in the bottom of the seventh and he helped sparked a late rally with an RBI double down the right-field line in the bottom of the ninth, but the Dodgers ultimately fell short in the 8-7 loss at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The 23-year-old made one NLCS appearance out of the bullpen in Game 1, allowing one hit and one walk while striking out two over 1 2/3 innings. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times) Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies can't reach a fourth inning single by Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes.

Los Angeles had seven hits, three walks and a hit batter in that 32-minutes at the plate, the 29,786th half-inning in postseason history. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times) Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen taps his chest and looks toward the Dodgers dugout after retiring Pablo Sandoval to save a 3-1 win over the Braves.

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