Dodgers vs. Rays: Dodgers defeat Rays 4-2 in Game 5 of the World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers are only one win away from the World Series crown in the wake of beating the Tamp Bay Rays 4-2 Sunday night.

The win gives the Dodgers a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven matchup.

Dodgers star pitcher Clayton Kershaw won his second success of the Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

The Dodgers scored a couple of runs in the principal inning to exploit and cushioned their lead with grand slams from Joc Pederson and Max Muncy later in the game.

The two groups will meet in Game 6 on Tuesday night at Globe Life Field.

The World Series title has been tricky for the Dodgers, who are showing up in their third World Series in the previous four season are as yet searching for their first success in that stretch.

The Dodgers have played in 20 World Series rivalries however haven’t won the Series since 1988.

This is second appearance by the Rays in the World Series, having lost to the Philadelphia Phillies in 2008.