Dodgers Huge 1st in 15-3 Win Over Braves in NLCS

ARLINGTON(AP) – Max Muncy’s grand slam capped a record-setting 11-run first inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who coasted to a 15-3 rout of the Atlanta Braves that cut their National League Championship Series deficit to 2 games to 1.

Muncy’s slam was the third homer in the first inning and among a franchise-record five in a postseason game for the Dodgers.

Joc Pederson and Edwin Rios went deep on consecutive pitches in the first.

Atlanta has a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.

The Braves last October gave up a 10-run first to St. Louis in the NL Division Series finale.

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