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Snake Bytes: Wild Night in L.A.

It took 18 innings, but the Dodgers finally defeated the Red Sox, 3-2.

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Boston 2, Los Angeles 3

It took 18 innings to bring Game 3 to a close. The Dodgers walked-off the Red Sox when Max Muncy hit a solo home run in the 18th inning off of Nathan Eovaldi, who had just come out for his seventh inning of relief work in the game.

Kinsler Error Costly

Nathan Eovaldi was hung with the loss in the game. He allowed two runs over six innings, but only one of those runs was earned. In the 13th inning, with two out, and the Red Sox up by a run, Ian Kinsler committed and error which led to the Dodgers being able to tie the game back up.

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