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MLB: Astros beat Yankees with great pitching and timely offense (+Videos) | baseball 123

With category the Houston Astros take the lead over New York Yankees in the beginning of the American League Championship Series.

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The sidereal team takes refuge in the great work of its ace, Justin Verlander, who fans 11 Mulos in 6 complete innings; for their part, Héctor Neris, Rafael Montero and Ryan Pressly get 1,2 and 3 strikeouts in their relays.

Of the 27 outs, 17 are guillotined, or what is the same, 62.96%.

The offense is led by Martín Maldonado when he equalized at 1 with a double in the bottom of the second, while Yuli Gurriel and Chaz McCormick hit solo home runs in the bottom of the sixth to take control of the scoreboard.

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For the seventh, Jeremy Peña also goes to the fairway before finishing 4×2.

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Prior to all this, Harrison Bader continues with a superlative performance in the postseason, at the beginning of the second act he hits his fifth home run in these playoffs, a shot with which he put the Bombers ahead 1-0.

However, the gunpowder of the Bombers is infective, they can barely score again in the eighth, when Anthony Rizzo gets a four-corner hit. Immediately, the New Yorkers’ threat is serious as Giancarlo Stanton singles and Josh Donaldson walks.

There, Dusty Baker places Pressly, his effective closer who responds once again and gets 4 outs to conclude 4×2.

For the Yankees, Gleyber Torres lives a difficult night, failing in four chances and taking 2 strikeouts; Oswald Peraza participates as a pinch runner.

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On the Astros side, José Altuve also leaves blank, in 3 shifts, with a ticket and chocolate.

This Thursday the actions continue in the Minute Maid Park; Luis Severino (0-0, 4.76 in the postseason) starts for New York; Framber Valdez (0-0, 3.18) will start for Houston.

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