Atlanta had allowed only six runs in its first six playoff games, including four shutouts, going into Game 2 on Tuesday night.
After Mookie Betts led off the game with an infield single on the first pitch, Corey Seager drove him home with a double on the next pitch.
Fox News Flash top headlines are here. He also went deep in the Braves' NLCS Game 1 victory on Monday night and is now the fourth Braves player with a home run in back-to-back games this postseason, joining Dansby Swanson, Travis d'Arnaud, and Ozzie Albies.
They'll all report back here Saturday night for Game 6, Fried and Walker Buehler in a Game 1 rematch, Anderson and probably Tony Gonsolin in a Game 7 and the Braves knowing they prevailed both times those pitchers all locked horns.
Taylor injured his right ankle on a throw from the left-field line in the eighth inning Friday night.
Amusing the way the Dodgers' Will Smith put it, saying he didn't want the Braves' Will Smith to "bully" him by pushing him off the plate inside. They allowed 10 runs in the first inning in the deciding Game 5 of the NL Division Series against St. Louis last season. Will L.A rebound with a win on Wednesday in Game 3 or will Atlanta take a commanding 3-0 series lead? Pollock was in left field.
This was an all-hands effort: The Dodgers bullpen, boosted greatly by Betts' defensive prowess, retired 11 consecutive batters from the third through the sixth innings, and even got a flawless ninth from the struggling Kenley Jansen, who struck out the side. Chapter 6 is next.