Speed Reads

2017 World Series

Game 5: In extra innings, Astros defeat Dodgers 13-12

In a thrilling game that went into extra innings, the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 13-12, in Game 5 of the World Series.

Houston now leads the series 3-2. In the bottom of the 10th inning, the Astros won on an Alex Bregman walk-off single. When Dodger Yasiel Puig hit a home run at the top of the ninth, the teams broke the record set in 2002 for most home runs in a series; during that seven-game series, the Angels and Giants hit 21 homers. Game 6 is set for Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, with the first pitch at 8:20 p.m. ET.