Dodgers back Bolsinger with 3-run 5th in 3-1 win over Braves

By GEORGE HENRY
Associated Press

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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