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Average of 4.73 million watch Game 3 of American League Division Series

Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar and his team celebrate their walk-off win to eliminate the Texas Rangers during the tenth inning to win the American League Division Series in Toronto on Sunday, October 9, 2016. An average of 4.73 million viewers watched Sunday's pivotal Game 3 of the American League Division Series between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
October 11, 2016 - 4:25 PM

TORONTO - An average of 4.73 million viewers watched Sunday's pivotal Game 3 of the American League Division Series between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers.

Rogers Sportsnet, the official broadcaster of the series in Canada, announced the figures on Tuesday night.

Toronto's climactic 7-6 10th inning win to sweep the best-of-five series with Texas became Sportsnet's most-watched program of 2016 and third most-watched broadcast of all time.

More than 10 million viewers watched some part of Sunday's Game 3 broadcast.

Audience levels peaked at 7.03 million at 11:02 p.m. ET in the bottom of the 10th inning immediately following Josh Donaldson crossing home plate with the game-winning run, securing a spot for the Blue Jays in the American League Championship Series.

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