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Astros-Dodgers World Series Game 6: IRL

October 31, 2017

The Dodgers rallied past the Astros, 3-1, in Game 6 of the World Series presented by YouTube TV on Tuesday night in Los Angeles, setting up a winner-take-all Game 7 tonight.MLB.com was on the scene at Dodger Stadium.• World Series Gm 7: Tonight, 7:30 ET air time | 8 ET

The Dodgers rallied past the Astros, 3-1, in Game 6 of the World Series presented by YouTube TV on Tuesday night in Los Angeles, setting up a winner-take-all Game 7 tonight.
MLB.com was on the scene at Dodger Stadium.
World Series Gm 7: Tonight, 7:30 ET air time | 8 ET game time on FOX
12:25 a.m. ET: Game 3 rematch on tap
It's official. With the Dodgers forcing a Game 7, it'll be Lance McCullers for Houston and Yu Darvish for Los Angeles. McCullers, who allowed three runs over 5 1/3 innings Friday to earn the win in Houston, didn't waste any time getting ready.

Gear up for the World Series:Astros | Dodgers

11:57 p.m. ET: Dodgers avoid elimination, force Game 7
All-Star closer Kenley Jansen, who surrendered the Astros' walk-off hit in Game 5 on Sunday, retired all six batters he faced to seal the 3-1 victory for the Dodgers.

11:01 p.m. ET: Mr. Joc-tober
Joc Pederson continues to shine for the Dodgers this World Series. His one-out homer to left field gave Los Angeles a 3-1 lead in the seventh inning. Pederson, who wasn't on the Dodgers' roster for the National League Division Series against Arizona, has three homers this Series. Pederson is the fourth Dodger to hit three home run in a World Series, joining Duke Snider (1952, '55), Reggie Smith ('77) and Davey Lopes ('78).

10:32 p.m. ET: Dodgers break through in 6th
The Dodgers stormed back to take a 2-1 lead in the sixth, behind an RBI double from Chris Taylor and a sacrifice fly from Corey Seager. In the process, the Dodgers also knocked out Houston ace Justin Verlander, who was pulled for a pinch-hitter in the seventh after allowing two runs on three hits with nine strikeouts and tossing 93 pitches. More >


9:47 p.m. ET: Morrow escapes bases-loaded jam
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts took the ball from starter Rich Hill with the bases loaded and two outs in the fifth inning. The left-hander gave up a leadoff single to Brian McCann and a double to Marwin Gonzalez. After Hill fanned Josh Reddick and Justin Verlander, the Dodgers intentionally walked leadoff man George Springer, and Roberts called on Brandon Morrow for a righty-on-righty matchup against Alex Bregman. The right-hander threw one pitch and got Bregman to ground out and end the bases-loaded jam with the Astros still leading, 1-0.

9:11 p.m. ET: Springer dinger gives Astros 1-0 lead
The Astros struck first in the top of the third with George Springer's two-out homer off Rich Hill, giving Springer four home runs for this Series. Springer became the 12th player in history with four-plus home runs in a World Series and tied a record with Lenny Dykstra (1993) for most homers from the leadoff spot.

8:37 p.m. ET: We're off at Dodger Stadium
Dodgers lefty Rich Hill opened up the first inning giving up a one-out single to Game 5 hero Alex Bregman but worked around the base hit to pitch a scoreless frame. Astros ace Justin Verlander matched Hill's performance, but sent the Dodgers down in order, needing only seven pitches (five strikes) and throwing mostly his fastball.

Lasorda, Hershiser throw out first pitches

8:11 p.m. ET: Justin time
Astros starter Justin Verlander warms up in the outfield prior to his Game 6 start.

8:01 p.m. ET: Catch you later
Retired catcher David Ross, a World Series champion with the Red Sox (2013) and Cubs ('16), catches up with Astros backstop Brian McCann before Game 6. They were teammates in Atlanta from 2009-12.

7:45 p.m. ET: Houstonian in Hollywood
Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Stephanie Beatriz hails from Houston and is excited to be at her first World Series game in her new hometown.

7:30 p.m. ET: Have your say
Corey Seager, Josh Reddick and Chris Taylor answer questions before Game 6.

7:20 p.m. ET: Stay loose
Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Josh Reddick and Derek Fisher share a light moment during the leadup to a tense Game 6.

7:15 p.m. ET: Dress for success
Dodgers fans will be cheering their team on in style on Halloween in Chavez Ravine. More >

7:07 p.m. ET: Astros at the bat
Members of Houston's vaunted offense take their cuts in the cage before Game 6.

7:01 p.m. ET: Making a point of it
Third baseman and Game 5 hero Alex Bregman gives props to the Astros fans in the crowd during batting practice.

6:50 p.m. ET: Altuve's too cool
Jose Altuve is feeling good about his bat and his club heading into Game 6, and it shows.

6:34 p.m. ET: Orel history
Dodgers great and 1988 World Series MVP Orel Hershiser talks about how pitching has changed since his playing days.

6:24 p.m. ET: Cuts to the chase
The Dodgers take their swings during batting practice, delighting one young fan in the process.

5:58 p.m. ET: If 6 was 9
Yasmani Grandal's helmet is ready for Game 6 in the home dugout.

5:50 p.m. ET: Bon Mota
Dodgers great Manny Mota and Astros bench coach Alex Cora embrace and catch up while Los Angeles takes batting practice.

5:46 p.m. ET: Dodger that
Justin Turner, Cody Bellinger and Andre Ethier get their cuts and grounders in ahead of Game 6.

5:40 p.m. ET: Game face
Yasiel Puig promised Dodgers fans after Game 5 that there would be a Game 7, and it doesn't look like his attitude has shifted at all during warmups.

5:06 p.m. ET: Award-worthy
Collin McHugh is convincing in his American League MVP costume.

4:58 p.m. ET: Running on empty
The gates are about to open at Dodger Stadium, and the stands will fill with another raucous crowd.

4:53 p.m. ET: Hinch meets media
Astros manager A.J. Hinch holds his pregame news conference at Dodger Stadium.

4:43 p.m. ET: Royal blues
Dodgers greats past and present -- Justin Turner, Ron Cey (second from right) and Rick Monday (right), share a laugh in the dugout before Game 6.

4:33 p.m. ET: Altuve: Larger than life
The Backstreet Boys wish Jose Altuve good luck in the World Series. More >

4:09 p.m. ET: Astros set Game 6 lineup
Houston isn't messing with success in its Game 6 lineup. Manager A.J. Hinch is going with the same starting nine that he used in Game 2 against Hill, which the Astros won in 11 innings.

Astros, Dodgers set Game 6 lineups
4:00 p.m. ET: Dodgers announce Game 6 lineup
With his Dodgers facing elimination tonight, manager Dave Roberts didn't tweak much for his Game 6 starting nine. John Forsythe, who sat in favor of Chase Utley in Game 2 against Verlander, will bat seventh and play second tonight.

3:51 p.m. ET: Pump(kin) up for Game 6

3:11 p.m. ET: Dress rehearsal
The baseball world is focused on an epic World Series, but the majority of its players are spending Halloween with their family and friends, and they aren't disappointing us with their costume execution. Cut4 has you covered for the best costumes around baseball, but check out Hunter Pence and his wife, Lexi, as Lurch and Cousin Itt from the Addams Family.

1:15 p.m. ET: Sand-witch artists

12:39 p.m. ET: Cool and calm
After reaching 100-plus degrees in Games 1 and 2, Los Angeles has cooled down significantly for Game 6. Clouds swirl overhead at Dodger Stadium, where it is expected to be in the mid 60s by first pitch.

12:12 p.m. ET: In Pod We Trust
MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince and Richard Justice preview tonight's starting pitching matchup and analyze the effect Jose Altuve and Cody Bellinger's hot bats have on their respective lineups in the Morning Lineup podcast -- released daily during the World Series. More >

10:41 a.m. ET: Stranger things
Even though his Astros could clinch their first World Series title tonight, manager A.J. Hinch isn't in a rush.