But what was most remarkable about the game, beyond all the records that were broken, and even that it brought the Dodgers back into the Series at 2-1, was the pitching performance of Nathan Eovaldi, the Red Sox righthander acquired in July from the Rays, even in a losing effort. First pitch is set for at 5:09 p.m.at Dodger Stadium.
Game 3 was the 12th World Series game to go 12 innings and the fourth World Series Game to go 14 innings, CBS Sports reports.
The Red Sox almost got a run in the 15th against Kenta Maeda, the Dodgers' sixth reliever.
Muncy would decide the issue five innings later after both teams had nearly emptied their lineups using nine pitchers each.
LA's up-and-down bullpen shook off the disappointment of Bradley's quiet circling of the bases and provided several hours of redemption in an epic 18-inning affair.
Eovaldi threw more than one-third of Boston's 283 pitches, allowing two runs - one earned - and three hits in six innings.
" ... I lost my footing a little bit but right there. was trying to keep the ball in with a guy on second base, try not to let that ball go up the middle". Nunez hit a slow roller between the mound and first base that Alexander fielded, but his throw to first was wide and trickled past the bag and down the line.More news: Stephens snaps Bertens' streak, Red Group wide open in Singapore
Clayton Kershaw, a three-time NL Cy Young Award victor with a.163 career batting average, pinch hit in the 17th inning and lined out.
This is gonna be the impetus for commissioner Rob Manfred to put "pace of play" measures on extra-inning games, isn't it?
The Dodgers led 1-0 on Joc Pederson's two-out homer in the third.
The Red Sox fell to the Dodgers, 3-2, in Game 3, a 7-hour-20-minute game, the longest in postseason history.
Red Sox players understandably came to Kinsler's defense after the game.
He was on the verge of returning for the start of this season when the Rays announced near the end of spring training that he had loose bodies in his elbow and needed surgery.
Up against the Houston Astros' triumph over the Dodgers in Game 3 of the 2017 World Series on October 27 of that year, last night's match-up stumbled 10% in the tally from 56 markets across the nation.