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Dodgers vs. Braves NLCS Game 3 chat

The first of three NLCS games in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Dodger Stadium before Game 3 of the 2021 National League Championship Series between the Dodgers and Braves, October 19, 2021.
Photo credit: Eric Stephen | True Blue LA

The Dodgers are back home at Dodger Stadium, trying to turn the National League Championship Series in their favor. Walker Buehler is on the mound for Los Angeles in Game 3.

Charlie Morton starts for the Braves, his fourth postseason start against the Dodgers in the last five years, with three different teams. The Dodgers scored five runs off Morton in Game 3 of last year’s World Series, one of only three times in 15 career postseason games (14 starts) that Morton allowed more than two runs.

Tuesday is Joc Pederson’s 17th postseason start at Dodger Stadium, starting in right field for the third straight game in this series. In 23 total postseason games at Chavez Ravine, Pederson is hitting .235/.297/.529 with five home runs and five doubles.

Pregame reading

NLCS Game 3 lineups

Pos Braves Pos Dodgers
Pos Braves Pos Dodgers
LF Rosario (L) RF Betts
1B Freeman (L) SS Seager (L)
2B Albies (S) 2B Turner
3B Riley C Smith
RF Pederson (L) 3B Turner
CF Duvall CF Lux (L)
C d'Arnaud 1B Bellinger (L)
SS Swanson LF Taylor
P Morton P Buehler

NLCS Game 3 info

Teams: Dodgers vs. Braves

Series: Atlanta leads, 2-0

Location: Dodger Stadium

Time: 2:08 p.m.