Kershaw, Mattingly on strikeouts, pitch counts

Kershaw on Thursday was the first Dodgers pitcher in 25 years to reach double-digit strikeouts in a postseason game.

Kershaw K's 12 Braves, Dodgers win Game 1 6-1

With the way Kris Medlen pitched in September, one would've expected more of a pitcher's duel. Unfortunately for the Braves, it got ugly in a hurry. Clayton Kershaw struck out 12 Braves and...

Kershaw strikes out 12 in Game 1 win

Clayton Kershaw struck out 12 and Adrian Gonzalez homered as the Dodgers cruised to a 6-1 victory over the Braves in Game 1 of the NLDS. The Dodgers are 5-0 in best-of-five series in their postseason history when winning Game 1.

NLDS Game 1 chat

After five innings, Dodgers lead 5-1. Just ask B.J. Upton:

Kris Medlen vs. Dodgers

Hanley Ramirez has had the most success among Dodgers against Kris Medlen (5-for-9 with a home run), but hasn't faced him since 2010. The Braves' NLDS Game 1 starter hasn't allowed an earned run to the Dodgers in 2013, in two starts.

Clayton Kershaw vs. Braves

Braves on the NLDS roster have combined to go 10-for-69 with 20 strikeouts (.145/.203/.246) against Clayton Kershaw, Thursday's Game 1 starter.

Schumaker starts in CF in Game 1

Schumaker played 29 games in center field for the Dodgers in 2013, including 17 starts.

N.L. Division Series Game 1: Pit/StL, Atl/LA

A doubleheader of N.L. playoff games awaits you this afternoon and evening.

NLDS Doubleheader Open Thread

Still waiting for the Tigers to start their postseason? Join us as we watch a doubleheader of NLDS games.

National League Division Series Previews

I'm pretty sure I know who most BCBers will be rooting for in at least one of these two matchups.

How/where to watch NLDS Game 1

All the relevant ways to follow along with Thursday night's Dodgers playoff opener from Turner Field.

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