Photos: Chris Taylor's three home runs help Dodgers beat Braves in NLCS Game 5

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Los Angeles, CA - October 21: Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor looks up after hitting a two-run home run during the second inning in game five in the 2021 National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' Chris Taylor looks up after hitting a two-run home run during the second inning. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)

Chris Taylor hit three home runs to help power the Dodgers to an 11-2 season-sustaining victory over the Atlanta Braves in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on Thursday.

Dodgers' AJ Pollock celebrates with Cody Bellinger.
Dodgers' AJ Pollock celebrates with Cody Bellinger after a solo home run during the second inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' Mookie Betts slides into third in the eighth inning.
Dodgers' Mookie Betts slides into third on a single by Trea Turner during the eighth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' Cody Bellinger catches his foul ball.
Dodgers' Cody Bellinger catches his foul ball during the fifth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' Chris Taylor celebrates.
Dodgers' Chris Taylor celebrates with the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the fifth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' Chris Taylor hugs Albert Pujols.
Dodgers' Chris Taylor hugs Albert Pujols after a two-run home run during the fifth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers relief pitcher Brusdar Graterol reacts during fourth inning.
Dodgers relief pitcher Brusdar Graterol reacts after striking out Braves' Adam Duvall during the fourth inning. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' AJ Pollock dives into third base off a single by Albert Pujols.
Dodgers' AJ Pollock dives into third base off a single by Albert Pujols during the third inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager, right tags out Braves' Eddie Rosario.
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager, right tags out Braves' Eddie Rosario on a steal attempt during the third inning. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' Trea Turner gets hit by a pitch.
Dodgers' Trea Turner gets hit by a pitch as Atlanta Braves catcher Travis d'Arnaud stretches to handle the pitch during the second inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' Chris Taylor hugs Albert Pujols after a two-run home run.
Dodgers' Chris Taylor hugs Albert Pujols after a two-run home run during the second inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' AJ Pollock rounds the bases after a three-run home run.
Dodgers' AJ Pollock rounds the bases after a three-run home run during the eighth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' AJ Pollock rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run.
Dodgers' AJ Pollock rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run off a pitch by Braves starting pitcher Max Fried during the second inning. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers catcher Will Smith loses his helmet on a swing.
Dodgers catcher Will Smith loses his helmet after swinging for a pitch during the first inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Billie Jean King applauds as a veteran is honored.
Billie Jean King applauds as a veteran is honored during the second inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers starting pitcher Joe Kelly sits in the dugout after being taken out.
Dodgers starting pitcher Joe Kelly sits in the dugout after being taken out of the game during the first inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Braves' Freddie Freeman celebrates with Ozzie Albies after a two-run home run.
Braves' Freddie Freeman, right, celebrates with Ozzie Albies after a two-run home run during the first inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers starting pitcher Joe Kelly reacts as Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies rounds the bases.
Dodgers starting pitcher Joe Kelly watches as Braves' Ozzie Albies rounds the bases off a two-run home run by Freddie Freeman during the first inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' AJ Pollock takes the field
Dodgers' AJ Pollock takes the field before game five. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers' Albert Pujols hugs Manny Mota.
Dodgers' Albert Pujols hugs Manny Mota after the honorary first pitch. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
A Dodgers fan wears a sombrero.
A Dodgers fan wears a sombrero in the stands before game five. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)

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