NLDS – Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves

At one point this season, you could have made the argument that the Los Angeles Dodgers were the best team in baseball. The same goes for the Atlanta Braves. ... Both teams have shown they can dominate, which makes their NLDS series all the more interesting. - Mike Oz

Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe drops his bat and watches his two-run home run in front of Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann in the eighth inning of Game 4 in the National League baseball division series Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
Dodgers beat Braves 4-3 to move on in playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe drops his bat and watches his two-run home run in front of Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann in the eighth inning of Game 4 in the National League baseball division series Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe leaps after the final out of Game 4 in the National League baseball division series against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. Uribe's two-run home run in the eighth inning gave the Dodgers a 4-3 win, and sent the Dodgers to the NL championship series. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Braves feel good about future despite October flop
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe leaps after the final out of Game 4 in the National League baseball division series against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. Uribe's two-run home run in the eighth inning gave the Dodgers a 4-3 win, and sent the Dodgers to the NL championship series. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw stretches on the field before Game 4 of the National League baseball division series against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw stretches on the field before Game 4 of the National League baseball division series against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw stretches on the field before Game 4 of the National League baseball division series against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Atlanta Braves third baseman Chris Johnson stands in a shaft of light during batting practice before Game 4 in the National League baseball division series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Atlanta Braves third baseman Chris Johnson stands in a shaft of light during batting practice before Game 4 in the National League baseball division series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles
Atlanta Braves third baseman Chris Johnson stands in a shaft of light during batting practice before Game 4 in the National League baseball division series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Los Angeles Dodgers fans, including Danny "Elvez" Del Toro, left, watch batting practice before Game 4 of the National League division baseball series between the Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
Los Angeles Dodgers fans, including Danny "Elvez" Del Toro, left, watch batting practice before Game 4 of the National League division baseball series between the Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Dodgers fans, including Danny "Elvez" Del Toro, left, watch batting practice before Game 4 of the National League division baseball series between the Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Carl Crawford, right, rounds the bases after he hit a three-run home run off of Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran, standing on the mound at left, in the second inning of Game 3 of the National League division baseball series against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Carl Crawford, right, rounds the bases after he hit a three-run home run off of Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran, standing on the mound at left, in the second inning of Game 3 of the National League division baseball series against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Dodgers' Carl Crawford, right, rounds the bases after he hit a three-run home run off of Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran, standing on the mound at left, in the second inning of Game 3 of the National League division baseball series against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Los Angeles Dodgers owner Earvin "Magic" Johnson, center, laughs as he attends Game 3 of the National League division baseball series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
Los Angeles Dodgers owner Earvin "Magic" Johnson, center, laughs as he attends Game 3 of the National League division baseball series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Dodgers owner Earvin "Magic" Johnson, center, laughs as he attends Game 3 of the National League division baseball series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu high fives teammates in the dugout after he hit a sacrifice fly in the second inning of Game 3 of the National League division baseball series against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu high fives teammates in the dugout after he hit a sacrifice fly in the second inning of Game 3 of the National League division baseball series against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu high fives teammates in the dugout after he hit a sacrifice fly in the second inning of Game 3 of the National League division baseball series against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
A giant U.S. flag is displayed during pre-game ceremonies prior Game 3 of the National League division baseball series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A giant U.S. flag is displayed during pre-game ceremonies prior Game 3 of the National League division baseball series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles
A giant U.S. flag is displayed during pre-game ceremonies prior Game 3 of the National League division baseball series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Los Angeles Dodgers players run on the field during warm-ups before Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Los Angeles Dodgers players run on the field during warm-ups before Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Dodgers players run on the field during warm-ups before Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Atlanta Braves fans cheer during Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Atlanta Braves fans cheer during Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Atlanta
Atlanta Braves fans cheer during Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Dee Gordon, right, tries to steal second base as Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, left, makes the tag in the ninth inning of Game 2 of the National League division series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Atlanta. The Braves won 4-3. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Dee Gordon, right, tries to steal second base as Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, left, makes the tag in the ninth inning of Game 2 of the National League division series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Atlanta. The Braves won 4-3
Los Angeles Dodgers' Dee Gordon, right, tries to steal second base as Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, left, makes the tag in the ninth inning of Game 2 of the National League division series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Atlanta. The Braves won 4-3. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke rests after Atlanta Braves'Andrelton Simmons doubled in the second inning of Game 2 of the National League division series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Zarrilli)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke rests after Atlanta Braves'Andrelton Simmons doubled in the second inning of Game 2 of the National League division series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Zarrilli)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke rests after Atlanta Braves'Andrelton Simmons doubled in the second inning of Game 2 of the National League division series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Zarrilli)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Dee Gordon reacts to being called out after Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons made the tag on his steal-attempt in the ninth inning of Game 2 of the National League division series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Torre says expanded replay system not ready yet
Los Angeles Dodgers' Dee Gordon reacts to being called out after Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons made the tag on his steal-attempt in the ninth inning of Game 2 of the National League division series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kris Medlen (54) dries off in the dugout after being relieved in the fifth inning of Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kris Medlen (54) dries off in the dugout after being relieved in the fifth inning of Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kris Medlen (54) dries off in the dugout after being relieved in the fifth inning of Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez (23) watches his two-run home run against the Atlanta Braves in the third inning of Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez (23) watches his two-run home run against the Atlanta Braves in the third inning of Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta
Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez (23) watches his two-run home run against the Atlanta Braves in the third inning of Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Former NBA basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. embraces former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda before Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Dodgers, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Former NBA basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. embraces former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda before Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Dodgers, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta
Former NBA basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. embraces former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda before Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Dodgers, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda sits in the Dodgers' dugout before Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda sits in the Dodgers' dugout before Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta
Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda sits in the Dodgers' dugout before Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kris Medlen, left, works against Los Angeles Dodgers' Mark Ellis (14) during the first inning of Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kris Medlen, left, works against Los Angeles Dodgers' Mark Ellis (14) during the first inning of Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kris Medlen, left, works against Los Angeles Dodgers' Mark Ellis (14) during the first inning of Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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