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Dodgers-Braves: Game 1 of NLDS

Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw recorded 12 strikeouts in a 6-1 win over the Atlanta Braves in Game 1 of the NLDS.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig stretches before the start of Game 1 of the National League division series against the Atlanta Braves.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers players stretch prior to the start of Game 1 of the National League division series against the Atlanta Braves.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Injured Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp makes his way through the dugout on crutches before the start of Game 1 of the National League division series against the Atlanta Braves.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers center fielder Andre Ethier takes part in batting practice before the start of Game 1 of the National League division series against the Atlanta Braves.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw delivers a pitch during the second inning against the Braves in Game 1 of the National League division series. (John Bazemore / Associated Press)
Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig rounds second base in front of Atlanta’s Elliot Johnson during Game 1 of the NLDS. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a run during the second inning of Game 1 of the NLDS. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Atlanta Braves starter Kris Medlen delivers a pitch against the Dodgers in Game 1 of the National League division series. (David Goldman / Associated Press)
Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig scores a run during the second inning against the Atlanta Braves in Game 1 of the National League division series.  (Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis hits a run-scoring double in the second inning against the Braves.  (Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw delivers a pitch during the first inning of the Dodgers’ 6-1 win over the Atlanta Braves.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
A hit drops in front of Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez, center, and left fielder Carl Crawford, right, as center fielder Skip Schumaker looks on during Game 1 of the NLDS against the Atlanta Braves. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez hits a two-run home run in the third inning of the Dodgers’ 6-1 win over the Atlanta Braves in Game 1 of the NLDS.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Atlanta Braves center fielder Jason Heyward can’t get to an Adrian Gonzalez two-run home run during the third inning of the Dodgers’ 6-1 win in Game 1 of the NLDS. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis, top right, makes a throw to second base as right fielder Yasiel Puig, left, and first baseman Adrian Gonzalez try to duck out of the way during the second inning against the Atlanta Braves. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig is hit by a pitch during Game 1 of the NLDS against the Atlanta Braves.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez fields a grounder before throwing out Atlanta’s Justin Upton at first base during Game 1 of NLDS.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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