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Astros defeat Dodgers in World Series game 5


On Oct. 29, 2017, in game five of the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12. According to USA Today, 43,300 fans showed up to watch the game at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

The Dodgers jumped out to a four-run lead only to have Astros infielder Yulieski Gurriel tie the game with a three-run homerun, according to USA Today.

Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger broke the tie with a three-run shot in the top of the fifth, but then Astros second baseman José Altuve came back and tied the game.

Houston turned an 8-7 deficit into an 11-8 lead in the seventh inning with a four-run rally which included homers by Houston outfielder George Springer and infielder Carlos Correa, according to USA Today.

The Los Angeles Dodgers' outfileder Yasiel Puig hit a two-run homerun, and Dodgers' infielder Chris Taylor followed with an RBI to tie the game at 12.

Houston Astros infielder Alex Bregman drove in pinch runner Derek Fischer from second base to get the win in the bottom of the 10th.

The 22 total homeruns the Dodgers and Astros hit in five games broke a World Series record which was previously held by the Giants and Angels, who hit 21 homeruns in 2002.