Springer blast knots Astros-Dodgers World Series 1-1

LOS ANGELES, Oct 25 (Reuters) - An 11th-inning blast by George Springer scored two runs and delivered the Houston Astros a wild 7-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers to even the World Series at one game apiece on Wednesday.

The Astros offense came to life in extra innings when Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa hit back-to-back solo home runs to lead off the 10th, putting the visiting club up 5-3.

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The Dodgers responded in the bottom half of the 10th when slugger Yasiel Puig hit a solo home run and Kike Hernandez doubled in a run to tie the game at 5-5.

But Springer's home run, one of eight in the game, proved to be the difference even after Dodgers Charlie Culberson's solo shot in the bottom of the 11th cut the Houston lead to 7-6.

"We are never out of it and we have a lineup that's really scary when it's on," Correa said after the game.

"You saw it tonight. We were able to score runs off of the bullpen."

The series now shifts to Houston, where the Astros have yet to lose a game this postseason.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Fans wave towels during game two of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Corey Seager #5 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a two-run home run during the sixth 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 Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Corey Seager #5 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth 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 Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Justin Verlander #35 of the Houston Astros pitches during Game 2 of the 2017 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws his glove after he was unable to catch a ground rule double hit by Alex Bregman #2 of the Houston Astros (not pictured) during the eighth inning in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Brian McCann #16 visits Justin Verlander #35 of the Houston Astros on the mound during Game 2 of the 2017 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by LG Patterson/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: A general view as Rich Hill #44 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch during the second 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 Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Chris Taylor #3 of the Los Angeles Dodgers watches a Marwin Gonzalez #9 of the Houston Astros game-tying home run in the ninth inning during Game 2 of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Jose Altuve #27 and Carlos Correa #1 of the Houston Astros celebrate after hitting solo home runs during the tenth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Logan Forsythe #11 of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores 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 Harry How/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the eleventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates in the 10th inning of Game 2 of the 2017 World Series against the Houston Astros at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eleventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Charlie Culberson #37 of the Los Angeles Dodgers runs the bases after hitting a solo home run during the eleventh 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 Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros runs the bases after hitting a solo home run during the tenth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Chris Devenski #47 of the Houston Astros celebrates after the final out of Game 2 of the 2017 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. The Astros defeated the Dodgers 7-6 in 11 innings. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
Oct 25, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Houston Astros left fielder Marwin Gonzalez (9) and shortstop Carlos Correa (1) and center fielder George Springer (4) celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in eleven innings in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
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