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Battery Power: Dodgers offense erupts, pushing NLCS back to Atlanta

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L.A. jumped on Max Fried early in piling up five home runs in a 16-hit night in Game 5

National League Championship Series Game 5: Atlanta Braves v. Los Angeles Dodgers
Max Fried lasted 4 2⁄3 innings, giving up five runs for the first time since July 5, and he gave up two home runs, the second time he’d done so since June 12. 
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... and the Braves are still one win away from the World Series.

The National League Championship Series is headed back to Truist Park as Atlanta lost 11-2 to the Dodgers in Game 5 Thursday night.

Grant McAuley and Cory McCartney discuss Max Fried’s struggles, which included an uncharacteristically high number of hard-hit balls, the few positives coming from Freddie Freeman and Eddie Rosario, and preview the Game 6 pitching matchup of Ian Anderson vs. Max Scherzer.

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