How the Dodgers Won World Series Game 1, Inning by Inning

? Baseball has worked to improve pace over the last several years, and Game 1 could serve as the blueprint for speeding things up. In the two hour and 28 minute game — the shortest World Series game since 1992 — the teams combined to throw just 211 pitches. There were only two walks and nine hits, and beyond the three home runs nothing went for extra-bases. Perhaps most important to the pace, there was only one mid-inning pitching change. It helps to have two Cy Young Award-winning pitchers on the mound.


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Here’s how the Dodgers won Game 1 of the World Series:


Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw delivering in the first inning.

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