Houston Astros beat Atlanta Braves 7-2 to tie series 1-1 – .

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Houston Astros beat Atlanta Braves 7-2 to tie series 1-1 – .


Jose Urquidy claimed his second World Series victory for the Astros, after winning Game 4 of the 2019 Fall Classic against the Washington Nationals

The Houston Astros fought back to tie all seven World Series games at 1-1 with a dominant 7-2 home win over the Atlanta Braves in Game 2.

Clinical hits and aggressive base runs kept hosts in control in a noisy Minute Maid park.

Meanwhile, right-hander Jose Urquidy gave them a good start on the mound, taking out seven Braves on catches in five innings while allowing two runs.

Braves starter Max Fried also lasted five innings but suffered loss.

Second baseman Jose Altuve set the tone in the first inning with a brace and reached home on Alex Bregman’s sacrifice fly.

Travis D’Arnaud’s solo home run evened the scores, but it was as good as the Braves after Houston, who struggled offensively in Game 1, recovered dramatically in Game 2. handle.

Five hits, one field error and one wild pitch combined to produce four runs as Houston led 5-1.

Although Fried stayed in the game and pulled out the next 10 batters he faced, and Freddie Freeman led D’Arnaud to cut the deficit, the Astros added a few insurance points, including the 22nd homer. ‘Altuve after reliever Drew Smyly’s first pitch. The seventh.

The series now moves to Atlanta, with the third game on Friday night.

Match 1 : Houston 2-6 Atlanta Match 5 (at Atlanta) : dim. October 31
Match 2 : Houston 7-2 Atlanta Game 6 * (at Houston): Tue Nov 2
Match 3 (Atlanta): Fri. Oct. 29 Game 7 * (at Houston): Wed. Nov. 3
Match 4 (Atlanta): Sat. Oct. 30 *if necessary
At 5-foot-6, Jose Altuve is the current shortest player in MLB, but only Boston Red Sox legend Manny Ramirez (with 29 of 111 games) has more postseason homers than the 22. d’Altuve on 75.
Nuns in Minute Maid Park, Houston
The Astros were cheered on in the playoffs by a group of nuns from the Dominican Sisters of Mary Immaculate province, known as the “Rally Nuns”.

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