Photos: Dodgers defeat Braves in NLCS Game 6

Dodgers second baseman Kiké Hernández tries to make a throw to first during the second inning.
Dodgers second baseman Kiké Hernández tries to make a throw to first during the second inning of Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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The Dodgers are one win away from going back to the World Series.

With their 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday, the Dodgers tied the series to force a Game 7 on Sunday.

Saturday’s win included some spectacular moments. From Walker Buehler’s bases-loaded escape act in the second inning to Mookie Betts’ gravity-defying catch in the fifth, Game 6 had its share of big performances.

Here are some of the best images of the game from Los Angeles Times photographer Robert Gauthier.

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Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts makes a leaping catch at the wall.
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.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts celebrates his leaping catch at the wall during the fifth inning.
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Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts, right, celebrates with center fielder Cody Bellinger.
Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts, right, celebrates with center fielder Cody Bellinger after making a leaping catch at the wall during the fifth inning.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler celebrates after getting out of a bases-loaded jam in the second inning.
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Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner celebrates with first baseman Max Muncy after hitting a home run in the first inning.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers reliever Blake Treinen celebrates after getting Atlanta's Marcell Ozuna, right, to fly out in the seventh inning.
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Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner celebrates after hitting a home run in the first inning.
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Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler snags a bouncer by Atlanta's Nick Markakis.
Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler snags a bouncer by Atlanta’s Nick Markakis before making the throw to first for the final out of the fourth inning.
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Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager is congratulated by third base coach Dino Ebel after hitting a solo home run.
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager is congratulated by third base coach Dino Ebel after hitting a solo home run in the first inning of NLCS Game 6 against the Atlanta Braves.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
 Dodgers left fielder Joc Pederson snags a  liner by Atlanta Braves left fielder Austin Riley  in the ninth inning
Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Joc Pederson snags a liner by Atlanta Braves left fielder Austin Riley in the ninth inning.
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 Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies can't reach a fourth inning single by   Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes.
Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies can’t reach a fourth inning single by Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes.
(Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
 Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen taps his chest after retiring Pablo Sandoval to save a 3-1 win.
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.
(Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)