The big-name bats for the Los Angeles Dodgers did more than enough to overcome some tentative rookie pitching.
Carl Crawford hit a three-run homer, Juan Uribe added a two-run shot, and Los Angeles routed the Atlanta Braves, 13-6, on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL Division Series.
Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig each had three hits and scored three times on a big night at the plate for the Dodgers, who matched a franchise record for runs in a postseason game. Brooklyn beat the Yankees, 13-8, in Game 2 of the 1956 World Series.
‘‘It was a total team effort,’’ Crawford said. ‘‘That’s what it’s going to take: 25 guys to do the job and come together and play well.’’ Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.