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Dodgers vs. Braves: First look at playoff matchup

Los Angeles DodgersAtlanta BravesDodger StadiumNational LeagueClayton KershawKris MedlenMike Minor

It took until the final day of the regular season, but the Dodgers finally learned their playoff opponent — the Atlanta Braves.

The Dodgers and Braves open the National League division series Thursday in Atlanta, with the series returning to Los Angeles on Sunday. Game times have not yet been announced.

A first look at the series:

Game 1, Thursday at Atlanta: LH Clayton Kershaw (16-9, 1.83) vs. RH Kris Medlen (15-12, 3.11).

Game 2, Friday at Atlanta: RH Zack Grienke (15-4, 2.63) vs. LH Mike Minor (13-9, 3.21).

Game 3, Oct. 6 at Dodger Stadium: LH Hyun-jin Ryu (14-7, 2.97) vs. RH Julio Teheran (13-8, 3.09).

*Game 4,  Oct. 7 at Dodger Stadium: TBA.

*Game 5, Oct. 9 at Atlanta: TBA.

*If necessary

Records: Braves 96-66, Dodgers 92-69 (not including Sunday’s Dodgers game).

Season series: Braves, 5-2.

NL rank, runs scored: Braves 5, Dodgers 7.

NL rank, home runs: Braves 1, Dodgers 10.

NL rank, stolen bases: Dodgers 7, Braves 12.

NL rank, starters’ ERA:  Dodgers 1, Braves 4.

NL rank, relievers’ ERA: Braves 1, Dodgers 9.

NL rank, fewest errors: Braves 5, Dodgers 14.

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