2018 World Series

Nearly out of Series, Muncy’s blast, Buehler’s start breath new confidence into Dodgers

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LOS ANGELES — If the Red Sox' intention was to bury the Dodgers as Game 3 of the World Series stretched into extra innings on Friday, it might have backfired when the game ultimately ended after an MLB-record 7 hours, 20 minutes on Max Muncy’s game-winning home run in the 18th inning.

That might have been a marathon of a game, but Muncy’s home run seemed to give the Dodgers an immediate charge.

"You know, it's big time," Muncy said, when asked how LA's win changed the series. "This was a gutwrenching game for both sides. This is one of those games that