Photos: Dodgers eliminated by Braves in NLCS Game 6

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The Dodgers’ season ended on Saturday night in Atlanta. With a 4-2 loss to the Braves, they were eliminated in the National League Championship Series four games to two, sending them into the winter after a failed title defense.

Los Angeles Dodgers' AJ Pollock tosses his helmet after grounding out
Dodgers' AJ Pollock tosses his helmet after grounding out as the Braves celebrate after defeating the Dodgers 4-2. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Atlanta Braves' Joc Pederson, left, celebrates with pitching coach Rick Kranitz
Atlanta Braves' Joc Pederson, left, celebrates with pitching coach Rick Kranitz after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Braves wins NLCS.
Braves relief pitcher Will Smith celebrates with catcher Travis d'Arnaud after defeating the Dodgers 4-2 in game six. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Braves' Jorge Soler dives into second base on a double ahead of the tag by Dodgers second baseman Trea Turner
Atlanta Braves' Jorge Soler dives into second base on a double ahead of the tag by Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Trea Turner during the eighth inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Mookie Betts reacts after striking out during the seventh inning.
Dodgers' Mookie Betts reacts after striking out during the seventh inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Alex Vesia reacts after walking Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies to load the bases
Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Alex Vesia reacts after walking Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies to load the bases during the sixth inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers wait for relief pitcher Alex Vesia.
Dodgers wait for relief pitcher Alex Vesia to enter the game during the sixth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
The Los Angeles Dodgers bench watches as Atlanta Braves relief pitcher A.J. Minter delivers a pitch
The Los Angeles Dodgers bench watches as Atlanta Braves relief pitcher A.J. Minter delivers a pitch during the sixth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Braves relief pitcher A.J. Minter, bottom, reacts after striking out Mookie Betts.
Braves relief pitcher A.J. Minter reacts after striking out Mookie Betts during the fifth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, right, forces out Dodgers' Trea Turner at first on an infield ground ball
Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, right, forces out Los Angeles Dodgers' Trea Turner at first on an infield ground ball during the sixth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Walker Buehler reacts after allowing a three-run home run to Braves' Eddie Rosario.
Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler reacts after allowing a three-run home run to Braves' Eddie Rosario during the fourth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Braves' Eddie Rosario, right, celebrates
Braves' Eddie Rosario, right, celebrates with Ozzie Albies after a three-run home run during the fourth inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Braves' Eddie Rosario celebrates his three-run home run.
Braves' dugout celebrates asEddie Rosario hit a three-run home run during the fourth inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers second baseman Trea Turner can't handle a single hit by Braves' Travis d'Arnaud.
Dodgers second baseman Trea Turner can't handle a single hit by Atlanta Braves' Travis d'Arnaud during the second inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler reacts after giving up an RBI double to Braves' Austin Riley.
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler reacts after giving up an RBI double to Atlanta Braves' Austin Riley during the first inning. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies reacts after a double during the first inning.
Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies reacts after a double during the first inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler, right, looks up after a hit by Braves' Ozzie Albies.
Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler, right, looks up after a hit by Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies for a double during the first inning. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler warms up in the outfield.
Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler warms up in the outfield before Game 6. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Fans watch Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Alex Vesia warm up in the outfield.
Fans watch Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Alex Vesia warm up in the outfield before Game 6. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

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