Dodgers rally to beat Rays in Game 6 and win World Series

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The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in Game Six to win the 2020 MLB World Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas on Oct. 27, 2020.Tom Pennington / Getty Images

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1, in Game 6 of the 2020 World Series in Texas to win the team’s first baseball championship since 1988.

The Rays took a 1-0 lead into the sixth inning, thanks largely to dominant pitching by starter Blake Snell, who struck out nine and allowed only two hits through 5 1/3 innings.

The Dodgers then rallied, with Mookie Betts hitting a one-out double off reliever Nick Anderson that started a series-winning sixth-inning rally.

“I’m not exactly sure why” Snell was removed, said Betts, who struck out twice against the starter. “I’m not going to ask any questions but he was pitching a great game.”

The 2020 series, capping a coronavirus-shortened season, was the first played entirely at a neutral field.

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