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Taylor hits 3 HRs, Dodgers force Game 6

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LOS ANGELES (AP) For a guy who dislikes drama, Chris Taylor sure provided plenty of it.

Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs, joining the likes of Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth in October baseball lore, as the Los Angeles Dodgers broke loose at the plate to beat Atlanta 11-2 on Thursday, cutting the Braves' lead to 3-2 in the best-of-seven NL Championship Series.

"It's cool. It's definitely a surreal feeling for me," Taylor said. "I never thought I was going to hit three homers in a game, let alone a postseason game, and it just still hasn't really sunk in."

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