The Atlanta Braves jumped out to a quick lead over the Dodgers thanks to a pair of two-out RBI singles. Justin Upton started the rally with a one-out double against Hyun-Jin Ryu. Evan Gattis plated Upton with a single up the middle, driving in the first run of the game:
Brian McCann followed with a walk, advancing Gattis to second. Chris Johnson drove in the second run of the inning with single to center field. Ryu forced an Andrelton Simmons popout to end the inning, bringing the Dodgers to the plate for their first at-bats of the game.