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Dodgers beat Rays 3-1 to end 32-year World Series drought

The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays to win the World Series for the first time since 1988.

ARLINGTON: The Los Angeles Dodgers ended their 32-year wait for a World Series title on Tuesday, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to finally claim the Major League Baseball crown after a string of agonising near-misses.

Corey Seager drove in the go-ahead run, Mookie Betts homered late and a stream of Los Angeles pitchers stood firm as the Dodgers won the seventh World Series in club history but their first since 1988.

Back in Major League Baseball’s championship showcase for the third time in four years, the Dodgers eased the disappointment of losing in the 2017 and 2018 series.

They beat the Rays four-games-to-two at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, where the first neutral site…

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