Dodgers bounce back, defeating Braves in NLCS Game 3

Chris Taylor #3 of the Los Angeles Dodgers score on a double by Mookie Betts #50 during the 8th inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium.
Chris Taylor #3 of the Los Angeles Dodgers score on a double by Mookie Betts #50 during the 8th inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium. Photo credit Harry How/Getty Images

The Los Angeles Dodgers bounced back Tuesday evening, winning their first game in the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves.

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The Dodgers defeated the Braves 6-5, playing on their home turf at Dodger Stadium.

Cody Bellinger hit a three-run homer tying the game just before Mookie Betts lined an RBI double in the eighth inning.

Chris Taylor #3 of the Los Angeles Dodgers catches a fly ball off the bat of Ozzie Albies #1 of the Atlanta Braves during the 8th inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship.
Chris Taylor #3 of the Los Angeles Dodgers catches a fly ball off the bat of Ozzie Albies #1 of the Atlanta Braves during the 8th inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship. Photo credit Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

Los Angeles scored four runs in the eighth inning, securing their win and making the series 2-1 against Atlanta.

Manager Dave Roberts #30 of the Los Angeles Dodgers relieves pitcher Justin Bruihl #63 during the 6th inning of Game 3.
Manager Dave Roberts #30 of the Los Angeles Dodgers relieves pitcher Justin Bruihl #63 during the 6th inning of Game 3. Photo credit Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

The Dodgers lost the first two games of the series in Atlanta to the Braves.

But Los Angeles didn’t let those back-to-back beatings in Atlanta crush their spirit, finding their swing for a comeback victory Wednesday. The Braves last won a game at Dodger Stadium in June 2018.

Ozzie Albies #1 of the Atlanta Braves steals second base as Trea Turner #6 of the Los Angeles Dodgers fields the throw during the 5th inning of Game 3.
Ozzie Albies #1 of the Atlanta Braves steals second base as Trea Turner #6 of the Los Angeles Dodgers fields the throw during the 5th inning of Game 3. Photo credit Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

Game 4 is scheduled for Wednesday evening in Los Angeles. Julio Urías will start for the Dodgers, while the Braves plan a bullpen game.

 Mookie Betts #50 of the Los Angeles Dodgers steals second base as Ozzie Albies #1 of the Atlanta Braves mishandles the throw during the 2nd inning.
Mookie Betts #50 of the Los Angeles Dodgers steals second base as Ozzie Albies #1 of the Atlanta Braves mishandles the throw during the 2nd inning. Photo credit Harry How/Getty Images

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