Astros Outlast Dodgers In World Series Game Two
(Los Angeles, CA) — The World Series is all even at a game apiece. George Springer hit a two-run homer in the top of the 11th inning and the Astros hung on to beat the Dodgers 7-6 in Game Two in Los Angeles. Marwin Gonzalez homered in the ninth off Kenley Jansen to tie the game for Houston and set up extra innings. Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa hit back-to-back homers off Josh Fields in the 10th to put the Astros ahead 5-3, but LA scored twice off Ken Giles in the bottom half to keep the game going. Charlie Culberson hit a solo shot in the bottom of the 11th to get the Dodgers within one, but Yasiel Puig struck out to end the game. Chris Devenski got four outs to credit for the win. Brandon McCarthy gave up the homer to Springer and took the loss. Puig, Joc Pederson and Corey Seager also went deep for the Dodgers. The series now shifts to Houston for the next three games. The Astros will host Game Three Friday at Minute Maid Park.
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