Astros Force Game Seven Vs Rays

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Astros 7, Rays 4 History was made in Game Six of the American League Championship Series. With the Houston Astros 7-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays, they became the second team in MLB history to force a Game Seven when down 3-0 in the series. The first team was the 2004 Boston Red Sox, […] READ MORE


Altuve, Springer Keep Astros Season Alive

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Astros 4, Rays 3 There will be a Game Five after the Houston Astros defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3. Jose Altuve drove in a pair of runs and made every defensive play that came to him. The biggest swing of the game was a tie-breaking home run in the fifth inning off the bat […] READ MORE


Rays Put Pressure On Astros, Take 2-0 Lead

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Rays 4, Astros 2 For the second day in a row, the Tampa Bay Rays used great pitching and spectacular defense to defeat the Houston Astros. The Astros had some more hard-hit outs, but could not string anything together. It took a three run-home run from Manuel Margot and some sparkling defensive plays for the […] READ MORE


All Five Pennant-Winning Home Runs by the Visiting Team

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Pennant-Winning Home Runs by the Visiting Team On Monday we looked at the six pennant-winning home runs hit in the 100 League Championship Series and five pre-divisional tiebreakers. Those hits were immortal, special, and rare. There are five other home runs, however, that are just as immortal and special. People often overlook these, however, since […] READ MORE


All Six Pennant-Winning Home Runs

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Pennant-Winning Home Runs Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve’s pennant-winning home run Saturday night was not just a special moment – it was rare. In the 100 League Championship Series and five pre-division pennant tiebreakers, only six have ended with a home run. That’s it. Six out of 105. In chronological order, here are the […] READ MORE