Dodgers defeat Redsox 3-2 in 18 inning Game 3 Thriller

By Daniel Flores

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The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Boston Redsox 3-2 in game 3 of the World Series in 18 innings. The game set records for being the longest postseason game in MLB history. It began at 5:09 pm Pacific time and didn’t end till 12:30 am the next morning.

Joc Pederson hit a home run in the 3rd inning to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead.

Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler would pitch 7 shutout innings before being replaced by Kenley Jansen, who gave up a home run to Jackie Bradley Jr. to tie it up 1-1 in the 8th inning.

The game was tied after the 9th inning so it would go to extras. Nobody would score till Eduardo Nuñez singled and Brock Holt would score on a Dodgers throwing error in the 13th inning making it 2-1.

The Dodgers would immediately respond in the bottom of the 13th on a Yasiel Puig single aided by a Redsox error to tie it up at 2-2.

Nobody would score for five straight innings till Max Muncy hit a walk off home run in the bottom of the 18th to give the Dodgers the win 3-2.

The Redsox lead the series 2-1. Game 4 will be Saturday in Los Angeles.

Post Author: Daniel Flores

Daniel Flores also know as Dansportsnews is a freshman in college pursuing a career in sports broadcasting/journalism. He enjoys all sports and has interviewed a few NFL players, as well as some professional basketball players.

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