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LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers fell behind early, took the lead, and let Atlanta tie it up. [url=http://www.cheapbravesjerseys.com/]Cheap Atlanta Braves Jerseys[/url] . Then their big hitters cut loose. Carl Crawford hit a three-run homer, Juan Uribe added a two-run shot and Los Angeles routed the Atlanta Braves 13-6 on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five NL division series. Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig each had three hits and scored three times on a huge night at the plate for the Dodgers, who matched a franchise record for runs in a post-season game. Brooklyn beat the New York Yankees 13-8 in Game 2 of the 1956 World Series. "Its 25 guys out there that we come here every day and we put in hard work on the field," Ramirez said. "Everything I do, I do for my team and for the city. When I see a big smile from my teammates and my fans, that makes me happy." After losing 4-3 in Game 2 to let the Braves even the series, the Dodgers returned to the offensive form they showed during a 6-1 victory in the opener on the road. "Guys were unhappy with the way they played, so we wanted to get back to playing the way we did the first game," Crawford said. "We knew it was going to be at home in front of our home crowd, and we were going to have some extra energy for that. Hopefully, we can like wrap it up while were here at home." Los Angeles can advance to the NL championship series with a victory in Game 4 on Monday night. Ricky Nolasco pitches for the Dodgers against veteran Freddy Garcia. Crawford made the play of the game when he tumbled head over heels to catch an eighth-inning foul ball at the low retaining wall in left field. The speedy leadoff man also scored three times, including once in the eighth when the Dodgers made it 13-4. "Im fine. I landed in a way it didnt hurt," he said. "I didnt think the ball was going to go into the stands. It kept floating and I didnt see the wall coming. I felt myself flipping over. Good thing is I held onto the ball, so thats all that matters." Chris Capuano won in relief of ineffective rookie Hyun-Jin Ryu in a game that took 4 hours, 1 minute. The 13 runs allowed by the Braves equaled the most in club history for a post-season game. Atlanta starter Julio Teheran took the loss, giving up six runs and eight hits in 2 2-3 innings. "He just left some balls out over the plate and made some mistakes," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "With this club, if you do that, youre going to look down at a gas tank with a lighted match." Los Angeles rallied in the third to regain the lead for good after Atlanta tied it in the top of the inning. After that, the Braves didnt manage much besides Jason Heywards two-run homer in the ninth. By then, it was way too late. Teheran and Ryu both made inauspicious post-season debuts in the first matchup of rookie pitchers in the playoffs since 2007. Neither stayed around long. In addition to being shaky on the mound, Ryu made two major mistakes in the field before giving way to Capuano, who spent most of the season in the rotation before moving to the bullpen. With the Dodgers ahead by six runs in their first home playoff game since 2009, fans waved their blue souvenir towels with one hand and made chopping motions with the other in mocking Atlantas trademark tomahawk chop. "I didnt have my best, and I tried my best," the 22-year-old Teheran said. "It was just one of those games that you do everything, and the things dont go as you expect." Ryu allowed four runs and six hits in three innings, becoming the first South Korean-born pitcher to start a post-season game in the major leagues. Despite his rookie status, the left-hander brought a wealth of experience from his native country in becoming the first player to go from the Korean Baseball Organization to the majors. Besides his seven seasons in the KBO, he had pitched in the 2009 World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium as a reliever. "I felt a little more anxious than compared to those games," Ryu said through a translator. Atlanta got to him with two runs in the first during another of Ryus typically slow starts. Capuano came on to strike out three and walk three in three hitless innings. Los Angeles extended its lead to 10-4 with four runs in the fourth. Ramirez had an RBI triple for his sixth extra-base hit in three post-season games, tying the club record set by Steve Garvey in four games of the 1978 NL championship series. "I just kept telling him, I want the whole world to see how good you are," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said. "Its been good so far." Puig added an RBI single and Uribe followed with a two-run homer on the first pitch he saw from reliever Alex Wood. "With two outs there, if we get out of that inning, its a whole different ballgame," Braves catcher Brian McCann said. "But it just didnt turn out the way we wanted. Carl hit a slider that hung up a little bit more than we wanted and he put a good swing on it." The Dodgers regained the lead 6-4 in the third on RBI singles by Adrian Gonzalez and Skip Schumaker. Ryu was lifted for a pinch-hitter later in the inning. Atlanta tied it 4-all with two runs in the third after loading the bases with nobody out. The Dodgers scored four times in the second to take a 4-2 lead, highlighted by Crawfords three-run homer with two outs. Ryu helped himself with a bases-loaded sacrifice fly to right field -- Justin Upton had to stretch out to keep the ball from going over his head. NOTES: Dodgers C A.J. Ellis got hit on the left elbow by a pitch from hard-throwing Jordan Walden in the eighth, but stayed in the game. Ellis had X-rays after the game and said he felt fine. ... Capuanos only other major league win in relief came on Aug. 20, 2010, for Milwaukee. ... It was the first time in Teheran and Ryus careers as starters that their pitching lines had more runs than innings. ... Teheran became the youngest pitcher (22 years, 252 days) to make a post-season start for the Braves since Steve Avery (22 years, 193 days) in the 1992 World Series, according to STATS. ... Among the famous faces in the sellout crowd of 54,646 were Sandy Koufax, Larry David, Eric Stonestreet of "Modern Family" and Dennis Haysbert. [url=http://www.cheapbravesjerseys.com/]Wholesale Braves Jerseys[/url] . PETERSBURG, Fla. [url=http://www.cheapbravesjerseys.com/]Cheap Braves Jerseys Authentic[/url] . -- Justin Verlander took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and won his fourth straight decision, leading Detroit over the Kansas City Royals 9-4 Sunday and extending the Tigers winning streak to a season-high five games. [url=http://www.cheapbravesjerseys.com/]http://www.cheapbravesjerseys.com/[/url] . 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The franchise record for consecutive losses against one team is 19, against Boston from Nov. 6, 1957, through March 3, 1959.Nuggets reserve Danilo Gallinari had 10 points, including a 3-pointer that gave Denver a 94-90 lead with 1:28 left in OT. Bryant responded with a short jumper 9 seconds later, but that was the Lakers last basket in a game in which they finished at 37.1 per cent from the field and Denver 37.8.The Nuggets missed 15 of 38 free throws and the Lakers missed nine of 34. Los Angeles has lost five games by seven points or fewer.Carlos Boozer sat out because of a left shoulder strain and Ed Davis made his first start as a Laker at power forward. He had four points and five rebounds in 22 minutes before fouling out with 10:37 left in the game and the Los Angeles ahead 75-73.Wesley Johnson posterized Gallinari with a soaring slam dunk after a fast-break feed from Jeremy Lin and completed the three-point play to give the Lakers an 85-82 lead with 3:15 left in the fourth quarter. But they didnt make another field goal until overtime, when Lin hit a short jumper to give them an 88-86 lead with 4 minutes to play. [url=http://www.cheapbravesjerseys.com/]Cheap MLB Jerseys Authentic[/url]. The Nuggets led 41-39 at halftime despite Chandler, Afflalo and Kenneth Faried all going 2 for 7 from the field. Bryant was the only starter on either team shooting at least 50 per cent in the half, going 5 for 9 with 11 points.The Nuggets, who made 10 or more 3-pointers in each of their previous four games, missed their first 11 attempts from behind the arc against a defence that surrendered 18 against the Mavericks on Friday night. 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