Dodgers lose 5-4 to the Braves in NLCS Game 2

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Atlanta, GA - October 17: Atlanta Braves' Eddie Rosario, left, scores past the tag of Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith off a single by Ozzie Albies during the eighth inning in game two in the 2021 National League Championship Series at Truist Park on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 in Atlanta, GA. The Braves won 5-4. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

The Atlanta Braves host Game 2 of the National League Championship Series against the Dodgers on Sunday night. Check back for photos throughout the game.

Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor walks to take batting practice before Game 2.
Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor walks to take batting practice before game two. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
A shadow is cast as Los Angeles Dodgers personnel runs a bag across the outfield before Game 2.

A shadow is cast as Los Angeles Dodgers personnel runs a bag across the outfield before Game 2. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Dodgers' Albert Pujols keeps it light during batting practice before Game 2.

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Albert Pujols keeps it light during batting practice before Game 2. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson is unable to make a play on a ball hit for a single by Dodgers' Mookie Betts
Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson is unable to make a play on a ball hit for a single by Los Angeles Dodgers’ Mookie Betts during the first inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Corey Seager, right, celebrates after a two-run home run with Mookie Betts

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Corey Seager, right, celebrates after a two-run home run with Mookie Betts during the first inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Dodgers' Gavin Lux, right, steals second base ahead of the tag by Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Gavin Lux, right, steals second base ahead of the tag by Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies during the first inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer follows through on a pitch

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer follows through on a pitch during the first inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager falls after catching a pop up fly by Braves' Joc Pederson

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager falls after catching a pop up fly by Atlanta Braves’ Joc Pederson during the third inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer, bottom, looks up after allowing a two-run home run to Braves' Joc Pederson

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer, bottom, looks up after allowing a two-run home run to Atlanta Braves’ Joc Pederson during the fourth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

Atlanta Braves right fielder Joc Pederson reacts after hitting a two-run home run

Atlanta Braves right fielder Joc Pederson reacts after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer reacts while Braves' Joc Pederson rounds the bases

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer reacts while Atlanta Braves’ Joc Pederson rounds the bases on a two-run home run during the fourth inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Atlanta, GA - October 17: Atlanta Braves' Joc Pederson celebrates while rounding the bases off a two-run.

Atlanta Braves’ Joc Pederson celebrates while rounding the bases off a two-run home run during the fourth inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Dodgers' Corey Seager breaks his bat on a pop up fly for an out

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Corey Seager breaks his bat on a pop up fly for an out during the fifth inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Alex Vesia reacts after retiring the side during the fifth inning

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Alex Vesia reacts after retiring the side during the fifth inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers' Chris Taylor, right, steals second base ahead of the catch by Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor, right, steals second base ahead of the catch by Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson during the fifth inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Joe Kelly delivers a pitch

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Joe Kelly delivers a pitch during the sixth inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers' Mookie Betts, right, dives to steal second base as Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson jumps to catch a pass

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Mookie Betts, right, dives to steal second base as Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson jumps to catch a pass during the seventh inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor reacts after hitting a go-ahead two-run double

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor reacts after hitting a go-ahead two-run double during the seventh inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Luke Jackson reacts after retiring the side

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Luke Jackson reacts after retiring the side, allowing the go-ahead runs off a double by Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor, during the seventh inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers second baseman Trea Turner, right, throws to first after forcing out Braves' Travis d'Arnaud

Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Trea Turner, right, throws to first after forcing out Atlanta Braves’ Travis d’Arnaud to complete a double play during the seventh inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

The crowd screams as Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts is unable to make a play

The crowd screams as Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts is unable to make a play on an RBI double hit by Atlanta Braves’ Austin Riley during the eighth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies, front, scores a run as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith is unable to handle the pass

Atlanta Braves’ Ozzie Albies, front, scores a run as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith is unable to handle the pass during the eighth inning in Game 2 in the 2021 National League Championship Series at Truist Park on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 in Atlanta, GA. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Braves' Eddie Rosario, left, celebrates after scoring off a single by Ozzie Albies

Atlanta Braves’ Eddie Rosario, left, celebrates after scoring off a single by Ozzie Albies during the eighth inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Julio Urias while leaving the field after giving up two runs

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Julio Urias while leaving the field after giving up two runs during the eighth inning (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Will Smith celebrates after striking out Los Angeles Dodgers' Austin Barnes

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Will Smith celebrates after striking out Los Angeles Dodgers’ Austin Barnes to end the top of the ninth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen walks off the field after allowing a walk-off single to Braves' Eddie Rosario

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen walks off the field after allowing a walk-off single to Atlanta Braves’ Eddie Rosario to end game two. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

The Atlanta Braves celebrate Eddie Rosario's walk-off single to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 in game two

The Atlanta Braves celebrate Eddie Rosario’s walk-off single to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 in game two. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

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