By GEORGE HENRY
ATLANTA (AP) - Mike Bolsinger pitched seven strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored three runs in the fifth inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Wednesday.
Having used their bullpen for 9 1-3 innings in first two games of the series, the NL West-leading Dodgers were hoping Bolsinger would pitch past the sixth for the first time in his last eight starts.
Alberto Callaspo, Jimmy Rollins and Joc Pederson each drove in a run for Los Angeles.
Bolsinger (5-3) retired 14 straight batters before a two-out walk of A.J. Pierzynski in the seventh. Kenley Jansen pitched around a leadoff walk in the ninth for his 17th save.
Julio Teheran (6-5) struck out seven of the first 10 batters he faced but struggled with his command in the fifth inning.
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