Behind an ace and a castoff, Dodgers foil Braves to earn NLCS trip

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Clayton Kershaw got the start in Game 4 on three days rest and allowed two runs in six innings.

Clayton Kershaw got the start in Game 4 on three days rest and allowed two runs in six innings.

This time, Atlanta was the foil for the Dodgers, who will now enjoy all the rest they need leading up to Game 1 of the NLCS. As players raced around the field, high-fiving fans, Kershaw found a familiar one in the home clubhouse. He and Koufax embraced, a pair of rubber-armed lefties five decades apart, one who inspired a children's book and the other who stole a page.