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Los Angeles Dodgers Win First World Series Title Since 1988

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Los Angeles Dodgers
Win First World Series
Title Since 1988 .
The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated
the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 in Game 6 of
the World Series on Tuesday night.
The Rays initially held
the lead, with Randy
Arozarena scoring a home
run in the first inning.
The game’s turning point came in the sixth inning
when the Rays pulled their pitcher, Blake Snell. .
Right fielder Mookie Betts
took advantage, hitting a double
off of his replacement and setting
Austin Barnes up to score.
Betts went on to score as well, giving
the Dodgers a one-hit lead over the Rays.
Betts later scored again, with a solo home run in
the 8th inning, clinching the team’s victory.
It is the first time the Dodgers have
won the World Series since 1988.
It is also the franchise’s seventh
overall championship.
The team’s victory was
clouded by the news that the
Dodger’s third baseman, Justin Turner,
had tested positive for COVID-19.
He was initially pulled
from the game in the
seventh inning and
asked to isolate. .
Instead, Turner returned to the field for the post-game celebration, sans mask.

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