The Dodgers' Max Muncy hit a walkoff homerun in the 18th inning, giving the Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the Red Sox to end the longest World Series game in history. During the bottom of the 15th, the game surpassed San Francisco's 6-hour, 23-minute win over Washington that went 18 innings during the 2014 NL Division Series. Previously, no World Series matchup had ever gone past the 14th. The Dodgers gained a game on the Red Sox, bringing the series to 2-1. The Red Sox nearly got a run in the 15th against Kenta Maeda, the Dodgers' sixth reliever. Boston put its first two batters on base, but Maeda made a gutsy forceout throw to get Eduardo Nunez at third before striking out Sandy Leon and Mookie Betts, who didn't like the called third strike. Max Muncy came ever so close to ending it in the bottom half, but his long drive down the right-field line hooked foul a few feet in front of the pole. Both teams scored bizarre runs in the 13th that kept the game going. The Red Sox … [Read more...] about Los Angeles Dodgers win 3-2 in the 18th, ending the longest World Series game in history
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Gabe Lacques USA TODAY Published 3:19 p.m. UTC Jun 25, 2018 The New York Mets' free fall is well into its third month, the heady early days of April and their 11-1 start now looking like a hallucination in a season gone terribly awry. The 10 weeks since have exposed the Mets' flawed roster, odd organizational culture and created the sense this is a squad stuck in the middle - far from contention, not inclined to rebuild. And now, there's no stopping the momentum as they sink toward the bottom of the major leagues. The Mets rank a season-low 26th in USA TODAY Sports' Major League Baseball power rankings, and while it's amusing now to consider they reached as high as No. 4 back in that glorious April, it's jarring to ponder the teams now above them. Thanks to the Mets' six-game losing streak and the Cincinnati Reds' seven-game winning streak, the Reds vaulted the Mets in our rankings, despite a payroll some $50 million less than New York's opening-day … [Read more...] about MLB power rankings: Just how low can the New York Mets go?