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Epic World Series Game 2 Beats Game 1 In Ratings

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter

The ratings for Game 2 of the MLB World Series Wednesday night beat Game 1 by 8 percent, according to Deadline Thursday.

The Houston Astros came from behind to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers in 11 innings to tie the series at 1-1 and earn the club’s first World Series win ever.

The game scored an 11.0/20 in metered market results, according to Deadline. (RELATED: The World Series Ratings Just Topped The NFL For The Second Time Ever)

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Logan Forsythe #11 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with teammates at the dugout after scoring a run on a RBI single hit by Enrique Hernandez #14 (not pictured) to tie the game 5-5 during the tenth inning against the Houston Astros in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Logan Forsythe #11 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with teammates at the dugout after scoring a run on a RBI single hit by Enrique Hernandez #14 (not pictured) to tie the game 5-5 during the tenth inning against the Houston Astros in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Tuesday night’s Game 1, which the Dodgers won 3-1, drew 14.96 million viewers and scored a 3.9/15 rating among adults ages 18-49.

Wednesday night’s game was down by 3 percent over the second game of the 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians, which had 17.4 million viewers and a 4.8/17 rating in the key demographic. It was the second highest-rated Game 2 since 2009, when the New York Yankees beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1.