Photos: Dodgers vs. Rays in World Series Game 5

Times staff
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The Dodgers dugout erupts after a solo home run by Joc Pederson during the second inning in Game 5 of the World Series.
The Dodgers dugout erupts after a solo home run by Joc Pederson during the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5 of the World Series. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

The Dodgers are one win away from their first World Series championship in 32 years after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 in Game 5.

Winning pitcher Clayton Kershaw gave up two earned runs, struck out six and walked two over 5 2/3 innings. Joc Pederson and Max Muncy hit home runs for the Dodgers.

Here are some of the best images of the game from Los Angeles Times photographers Robert Gauthier and Wally Skalij.

Game 5 starter Clayton Kershaw, center, smiles after the Dodgers move to within one win of the World Series championship.
Game 5 starter Clayton Kershaw, center, smiles after the Dodgers move to within one win of the World Series championship. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Blake Treinen reacts after getting the final out for the Dodgers in Game 5 of the World Series.
Blake Treinen reacts after getting the final out for the Dodgers in Game 5 of the World Series. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers left fielder Joc Pederson makes a catch off the bat of Rays' Joey Wendle during the seventh inning.
Dodgers left fielder Joc Pederson makes a catch off the bat of Rays' Joey Wendle during the seventh inning in Game 5 of the World Series. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers pitcher Dustin May reacts after a Joc Pedrson catch during the seventh inning.
Dodgers pitcher Dustin May reacts after a Joc Pedrson catch during the seventh inning. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw leaves Game 5 with two outs in the sixth inning.
Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw leaves Game 5 with two outs in the sixth inning. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Clayton Kershaw walks to the dugout after pitching 5 2/3 innings for the Dodgers.
Clayton Kershaw walks to the dugout after pitching 5 2/3 innings for the Dodgers. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Max Muncy rounds the bases after his fifth-inning solo home run off Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow.
Max Muncy rounds the bases after his fifth-inning solo home run off Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Max Muncy points at the Dodgers dugout as he rounds the bases following a fifth-inning home run.
Max Muncy points at the Dodgers dugout as he rounds the bases following a fifth-inning home run. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes tags out Rays' Manuel Margot, who was attempting to steal home during the fourth inning.
Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes tags out Rays' Manuel Margot, who was attempting to steal home with two outs during the fourth inning. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Manuel Margot takes off for third base on a throwing error after he stole second during the fourth inning.
Manuel Margot takes off for third base on a throwing error after he stole second during the fourth inning. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts tracks down a third-inning RBI triple by Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Yandy Diaz.
Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts tracks down a third-inning RBI triple by Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Yandy Diaz. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Taylor tags out Tampa Bay Rays' Randy Arozarena during the third inning.
Chris Taylor tags out Tampa Bay Rays' Randy Arozarena during the third inning. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes is caught stealing after being tagged by Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Willy Adames.
Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes is caught stealing after being tagged by Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Willy Adames during the second inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Clayton Kershaw throws a pitch against the Rays during Game 5 of the World Series.
Clayton Kershaw throws a pitch against the Rays during Game 5 of the World Series. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

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