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Rangers’ Adolis Garcia, D-backs’ Ketel Marte tie playoff records

The Texas Rangers won Game 1 of the World Series 5-4 after Adolis Garcia hit a walk-off home run in the 11th inning. Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ketel Marte also tied major league playoff records.

In Game 1 of the World Series, the Rangers defeated the Houston Astros 3-2 with a walk-off home run by García in the ninth inning. García tied the MLB record with his fifth home run of the postseason.

Marte, the NLCS MVP, added an RBI double and stretched his playoff-hitting streak to a record-tying 17 games. The Diamondbacks defeated the San Francisco Giants 6-2 in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series.

Marte and García became the only players to hit five home runs in a single postseason since Carlos Beltrán in 2004. They are also the first players to have a 17-game hitting streak in the postseason since Derek Jeter in 1996.

Adolis Garcia is a player for the Texas Rangers. He hit a game-winning home run in the 11th inning of Game 1 of the World Series, which helped the Rangers win the game.

Source: ZoxPR.

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