World Series records shattered in Dodgers’ 18-inning Game 3 win over Red Sox

Max Muncy's walk-off home run in the 18th inning brought an end to Game 3 of the World Series, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox and cutting the series lead to 2-1.

The marathon was the longest game in World Series history by innings – 18 – and the longest postseason game ever at 7 hours, 20 minutes. The game began at 8:10 p.m. ET on Friday, going until 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

There's not much time for the teams to lick their wounds, as they get right back at it for Game 4 on Saturday at Dodger Stadium (8:09 p.m. ET, Fox).

Here's Game 3 by the record-setting numbers:

7:20 – longest game in postseason history – previous record was 6:23

46  players used – previous World Series record was 43

34 – total strikeouts – tied postseason record

18 – innings – set World Series record (previously 14), tied postseason record

– number of pitchers each team used – first time in postseason history

– Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts became the first player in postseason history to go 0-for-8

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