El Bullpen: Astros on the brink, A-Rod dressed to impress and Pérez on the mend
By Tab Bamford
Houston One Win Away
Home runs by George Springer and Carlos Correa propelled the Astros to a 3-1 lead in the American League Championship Series. Game 5 is tonight in the Bronx.
Houston fans showed up in the Bronx.
What grade are we giving Alex Rodriquez’s suit game last night?
Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez was back home with his familia in Puerto Rico.
October homers in Chicago
Come for the gorgeous skyline, stay for the mammoth home runs. Mario Zabala had an impressive batting practice session at Les Miller Field at Curtis Granderson Stadium at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Zabala is committed to play college baseball at Florida International University.
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Pro Post of the Day
Indians catcher Roberto Pérez shared an update after he had surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle.
Fan Post of the Day
A-Rod had a Yankee fan by his side at the game.
2017 – Javier Baez hit two home runs and Willson Contreras hit a blast almost 500 feet as the Cubs avoided elimination in Game 4 of the NLCS against the Dodgers.
2004 – One of the most incredible – and longest – ALCS games ever was played. The game took 5 hours, 49 minutes and 471 pitches to complete. Pinch-runner Dave Roberts stole second base with Mariano Rivera on the mound before scoring the tying run on Bill Mueller’s single. Boston DH David Ortiz finished the comeback with a two-run homer in the bottom of the 12th inning. Ortiz became the first player in history to hit two walk-off home runs during the postseason.
1977 – “Mr. October” was born when Reggie Jackson hit three consecutive home runs in Game 6 of the World Series.
Álex Cora (b. 1975)
Carlos Maldonado (b. 1966)
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