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Los Angeles Dodgers Lead Houston Astros 2-1 In Game 6 Of World Series

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor strike a RBI double off Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander during a sixth inning of Game 6 of a World Series Tuesday.

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Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor strike a RBI double off Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander during a sixth inning of Game 6 of a World Series Tuesday.

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Updated during 10:55 P.M. ET

After 6 innings, a Los Angeles Dodgers have a 2-1 lead over a Houston Astros in Game 6 of a World Series.

The Dodgers had trailed 1-0 until a bottom of a sixth inning when catcher Austin Barnes singled and Houston starter Justin Verlander strike LA’s Chase Utley. Center fielder Chris Taylor doubled to measure Barnes. Short stop Corey Seager’s scapegoat fly scored Utley.

Until afterwards Verlander seemed to be in control of a game, holding a Dodgers to usually one strike in 5 innings.

Houston scored a usually run when Astros core fielder George Springer strike a home run off Dodgers starter Rich Hill in a tip of a third inning.

Houston Astros’ George Springer non-stop a scoring in Game 6 with a home run off LA’s Rich Hill during Dodger Stadium.

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Houston Astros’ George Springer non-stop a scoring in Game 6 with a home run off LA’s Rich Hill during Dodger Stadium.

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Houston threatened to measure again in a tip of a fifth inning with a singular by catcher Brian McCann and a double by left fielder Marwin Gonzalez. Two outs later, and with an conscious travel to Springer loading a bases, third baseman Alex Bregman grounded out to short.

In their half of a sixth, a Astros got dual some-more runners on a two-out singular by initial baseman Yuli Gurriel. Then McCann was strike by a representation from Dodgers reliever Brandon Morrow. But again, Houston unsuccessful to score.

The Astros lead a Dodgers 3 games to dual in a Series and need usually one some-more win to take home their franchise’s initial World Series title. The Angelenos need to win to stay alive for a Game 7.

The Astros took a 3-2 lead in a array after Game 5 on Sunday night — a five-hour-plus, extra-inning slugfest that featured a total 25 runs, 28 hits and 7 home runs, 5 by Houston. The Astros won 13-12 during home on a walk-off RBI singular by third baseman Alex Bregman off a Dodgers’ ace reliever, Kenley Jansen.

The thespian feat was immediately compared to Houston’s equally sparkling (for Astros fans) win in Game 2.

“Just when we suspicion we could report Game 2 as my favorite diversion of all time, we consider Game 5 exceeded that and more,” pronounced Astros manager A.J. Hinch.

So it’s do-or-die time behind home for Los Angeles. The Dodgers’ colorful right fielder, Yasiel Puig, has guaranteed that a Dodgers will win Game 6 and force a winner-take-all Game 7.

Tonight’s starting pitchers, Hill for a Dodgers and Verlander for a Astros, squared off in Game 2 with Hill distinguished out 7 batters and giving adult usually 3 hits in 4 innings. Verlander pitched 6 innings, distinguished out 5 and surrendering usually dual hits — both home runs.