Adolis García homered to the opposite field in the 11th inning, following Corey Seager’s tying two-run shot in the ninth, and .
The Cuban slugger known as El Bombi hit a 3-1 pitch from Miguel Castro into the right-field seats past the glove of a leaping Corbin Carroll. It was García’s second RBI of the game, setting a record for most in a postseason with 22nd.
García homered in five straight games, tied for the second-longest streak in postseason history, and he hit the first home run in a World Series game since Max Muncy connected in the top of the 18th inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2018 against Boston and Nathan Eovaldi, who started for the Rangers in this one.
Texas became the first team to win a World Series game while trailing by multiple runs in the ninth inning since the Kansas City Royals in their Game 5 against the New York Mets in 2015.
The second game will take place Saturday evening in Texas.
Seager tied the game in the ninth when he connected Paul Sewald’s 94 mph fastball 419 feet deep into the right field seats for a two-run shot.