The Dodgers made a statement in their Game 1 win last night as Clayton Kershaw struck out 12 in seven innings and the offense chased Braves starter Kris Medlen after 4+ innings.

With Game 2 about to get underway and the Game 3 start time already announced for 5:07 pm PST on Sunday, before first pitch today, David O’Brien of the Atlanta-Journal Constitution tweeted the Game 4 and 5 start times, if necessary:

Hyun-Jin Ryu will face Julio Teheran in Game 3, while Ricky Nolasco would face Freddy Garcia in Game 4 on October 7, if necessary. Zack Greinke is on the mound this afternoon and will oppose Braves lefty Mike Minor as the Dodgers look to take a commanding 2-0 series lead.

Andre Ethier got good news that he could potentially stay in the game after pinch-hitting depending on the situation as he’s hopeful about a return to the field for Game 3 on Sunday.

Before these game times matter, the Braves will need to get back into the series as Greinke looks to put the Dodgers ahead 2-0 in the best-of-five matchup.

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In case you missed it, here’s the Dodgers pool celebration, PLUS Yasiel Puig’s celebration dance off!

http://youtu.be/LknQOqL7uME

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