Mookie Betts #50 of the Los Angeles Dodgers slides in securely previous Mike Zunino #10 of the Tampa Bay Rays to score a work on a fielders option struck by Corey Seager (not envisioned) throughout the 6th inning in Game Six of the 2020 MLB World Series at Globe Life Field on October 27, 2020 in Arlington, Texas.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers’ very first World Series champion in more than 3 years drew in 12.6 audiences on Tuesday night, the most-viewed video game of the series. But the scores were a lot lower than in 2015’s video games, a constant style throughout the series.
Game 6 of the 2020 World Series in between the Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays peaked at 14.3 million audiences on Fox Sports. The network built up the streaming numbers and viewership from other Fox homes, offering it 13.2 million overall audiences that night.
By contrast, Game 6 of the 2019 World Series in between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals drew 15 million while Game 7 of the series drew in 23 million audiences.
The Dodgers beat the Rays 3-1 in the MLB ending, winning the series 4-2. Shortstop Corey Seager took house World Series Most Valuable Player honors for the Dodgers, who won their very first World Series because 1988. It’s the group’s seventh champion in general.
The Covid-19 pandemic affected the World Series, which was played in Arlington Texas at Globe Life Field, balancing approximately 9.7 million audiences for 6 video games after beginning with approximately 9.2 million in the opener. Game Three drew in somewhat over 8 million and ended up being the least-watched World Series video game ever — or a minimum of because Nielsen started tracking scores in 1968.
Consumption practices and an overflow in sports telecasts due to the pandemic have actually helped the decrease of sports viewership and network programs however MLB had no competitors on Tuesday with the National Football League in between video games and the National Basketball Association having currently concluded its bubble season.