Game 16: Clayton Kershaw’s stubbornness comes in handy at a good time.

Clayton Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw was thrown out at home plate in the Dodgers’ 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. (Associated Press photo)

ATLANTA — Clayton Kershaw didn’t have his best stuff Thursday; he also got thrown out at home plate. But he found a way to push the Dodgers to a 2-1 victory, their second 10-inning win in as many days, thanks in large part to his stubbornness. The box score is here.

The newest Dodger, Luis Avilan, had a horrible spring training — and now he knows why.

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Dodgers recall Luis Avilan, place Louis Coleman on bereavement list.

Luis AvilanATLANTA — Luis Avilan is back with the Dodgers today for the final game of a three-game series against the Braves. He’ll be available out of the bullpen, giving the Dodgers an extra left-hander to go with five right-handers.

Avilan will take the roster spot of Louis Coleman, whose grandfather (Harold Louis Coleman I) passed away. He can remain on the bereavement list for three to seven days.

Pedro Baez was a candidate to go on the 7-day concussion disabled list after he was hit in the back of a head by an errant warm-up throw in the fourth inning of last night’s win.

But Thursday morning, Baez said he felt well enough to pitch after undergoing tests last night and again this morning. He played catch in the outfield, as is custom.

After struggling in spring training, Avilan notched five scoreless appearances across six innings at Triple-A Oklahoma City to start the season. He made 23 appearances last season for the Dodgers, who acquired him from the Braves in advance of last year’s trade deadline.

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Game 15: The Dodgers come back to beat the Atlanta Braves in 10.

ATLANTA — The Dodgers clawed their way back from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 in 10 innings. The box score is here.

Pedro Baez wasn’t available to pitch because Adam Liberatore hit him in the back of the head with a thrown baseball.

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Game 14: Dodgers suffer a letdown as ugly as it was predictable.

Alex Wood

Alex Wood suffered the loss in his first start as a visiting player at Turner Field. (Associated Press photo)

ATLANTA — The Dodgers couldn’t hit, field or pitch in an 8-1 loss to the Braves, and Dave Roberts saw it coming. The box score is here.

Maybe Turner Field didn’t exist long enough to stir sentiments about its demise, but don’t tell that to Charlie Culberson.

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Watch: Dave Roberts discusses Alex Wood’s homecoming, catchers and Carl Crawford.

ATLANTA — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts touched on a few subjects in his pregame comments Tuesday from Turner Field, including starter Alex Wood, the catching rotation for the series, and Carl Crawford‘s impending rehab stint. (Crawford is here with the team today).

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