2013 NLDS: Dodgers vs. Braves
The National League West champion Los Angeles Dodgers battle the National League East champion Atlanta Braves in the best-of-five 2013 National League Division Series.
Clayton Kershaw pitched six innings on three days rest without allowing an earned run to help close out the Braves in the NLDS. Kershaw is slated to start Game 2 of the NLDS on Saturday against either the Cardinals or Pirates.
After two miserable seasons, the Dodgers third baseman has blossomed from everyone's favorite player in the clubhouse to a productive and integral part of the team's winning formula, culminating in Monday's heroics at Dodger Stadium.
Ramirez hit .345/.402/.638 with 20 home runs and 25 doubles in 86 games for the Dodgers this season. Online voting for the award will run through Thursday.
Chris Capauno in relief in 2013, including the regular season, has allowed no runs on four hits and four walks in 7⅔ innings, with 10 strikeouts. He pitched three scoreless innings of relief in Game 3 to help the Dodgers keep the Braves at bay.
Rookie hurlers face off in Game 3 of the NLDS on Sunday night at Dodger Stadium, with Hyun-jin Ryu matching up with Julio Teheran. Ryu has eight walks in his last 11 starts. Teheran had 16 strikeouts and no walks in his final three starts.