Moreland drills three-run homer in Game 4

Moreland drills three-run homer in Game 4

Buehler turned in one of his best outings all season, tossing seven shutout innings while allowing just two hits and no walks with seven strikeouts on a career-high 108 pitches. Xander Bogaerts added one more RBI-hit in a five-run ninth inning.

Eovaldi earned recognition and praise from all sides, as several Dodgers noted his special performance. The Red Sox may well toss and turn thinking about one that got away. They'll be bragging about staying up to watch the entire game.

While television scored 13,251,000 fans for prime time - down 4% from Game 2 - Fox Deportes and Fox Sports Digital celebrated increases. The Dodgers, someone who saw the end of the game may not remember, took the lead in the third on a mistake pitch from Rick Porcello that Joc Pederson crushed to the bleachers at Dodger Stadium.

"You want to have fun with it", said Rich Hill, the Dodgers scheduled Game 4 starter before a middle-of-the-night change to TBA to match Boston's probable pitcher.

Roberts said Clayton Kershaw, who took the loss in Game 1, will start Game 5 Sunday night. Part of the reason for this is the Red Sox are patient hitters and up their game when runners are in scoring position, while LA's bats see like they're constantly swinging for dingers.

Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) flexes his muscles as he rounds second after hitting a three-run homer off Eduardo Rodriguez (background), who doubled over in dejection after spiking his glove Gronkowski-style. "When he came in, I asked him, 'How do you feel?' He's like, 'Let me finish it.' And I'm like, 'OK.' I don't know if I told him, 'You've got one more'". Eovaldi, a starter, pitched one inning in each of the first two games, relaxed Thursday and provided six frames Friday night in Game 3, when he threw 97 pitches.

The Dodgers finally got it going in the sixth when Rodriguez hit leadoff hitter David Freese with a pitch near the knee and Justin Turner doubled down the left-field line to send pinch-runner Hernandez to third. After he was pulled, closer Kenley Jansen gave up a tying home run to Jackie Bradley the eighth, and the game went on and on.

But they gave themselves a handsome chance to do that Sunday, after rallying from a 4-0 hole in the eighth inning to stagger the National League Champion Dodgers, 9-6.

Innings: The game went 18 innings, four more than the previous record of 14 that occurred three times - 1916, 2005 and 2015.

He is just the third relief pitcher in World Series history to throw six innings.

Game 3 starts at 8 p.m. ET, and will air on Fox.

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