During MLB’s busy league division series, we’ll keep you updated on the results, moments and what’s ahead in each matchup.
what happened? You didn’t think the New York Yankees would run peacefully, did you?
With their backs to the wall, the Yankees beat Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 in Game 4 of the American League Division Series and pushed to a crucial Game 5 on Friday.
Leading the way was a familiar postseason hero. Shortstop Gleber Torres, who scored .329 four home runs in his first 19 career postseason games. And our meaning is in every sense of the word.
His two-run homer run in the sixth inning not only extended New York’s lead to three, but also the Western Metal Supply Co. of the building below the left field in Petco Park.
It was also significant in terms of Yankees history. Torres is now also with Mickey Mantle for most postseason home runs before the age of 24.
The Yankees’ most career postseason HR at age 24:
Gleber Torres 5
Mickey Mental 5
– Katie Sharp (tsktsharp) October 9, 2020
Before the explosion of the torus, the game was more about timely hitting and clutch pitching. Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery set the tone by running tightly successfully. The 27-year-old left-hander was limited to one run on three hits and three walks on four innings.
Luckily for the Yankees, their hot and cold bullpen was hot tonight. Chad Green, Zack Britton and Aroldis Chapman combined to secure the victory by throwing five scoreless innings.
New York never came back after scoring two runs against Rays opener Ryan Thompson in the second inning. Luke Voyette, who led the MLB with 22 home runs during the regular season, opened the scoring with his first homer of the postseason. Later in the frame, Brett Gardner ran home on DJ Lamhiu’s Sacrifice Fly.
The Rays got their first run in the second inning at Brandon Lowe’s RBI groundout.
What’s next We have gone as far as we can. The ALDS game will take place on Friday the 5th at Petco Park in San Diego. Game time will be announced soon.
For the Yankees, there is a chance to get their third ALCS appearance in the last four seasons. The victory of the Rays will only lead them to the second ALCS in franchise history. The first time was in 2008 when they reached the World Series from the Philadelphia Phillies.
The pitching matchup will almost certainly be a Game 1 rematch between Garrett Cole and Black Snell. The Yankees won the game 9-3 after allowing Cole to score three runs in six innings. Snell was tagged for four runs on four-three home runs in five innings.
Do you see this Luke Voight is a strong man.
NLDS Game 3: Atlanta Braves 7, Miami Marlins 0
what happened? The Atlanta Braves are back in the National League Championship Series for the first time since 2001.
After losing in the previous eight divisions over the past 19 years, the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 7-0 on Thursday, which is now one round away from returning to the World Series.
His Game 3 win was typically brave – his powerful offense scored consistently across the board while his pitchers prevented his opponents from doing the same.
Surprisingly, the Braves have allowed opposing teams to score in one of their five postseason wins this season alone. They eliminated the Cincinnati Reds in both games in the wild-card round and allowed the Marlins to score only in Game 1 of the series.
It’s even more incredible when you consider Brave as the offense-first team in the playoffs. They were just hoping for enough pitching, but so far, it’s basically lights.
Marlins scored in three innings of Game 1, but otherwise, the Braves have kept their opponents scoreless in 44 innings in this postseason.
For a team that entered the postseason without giant weapons like Mike Soroka and Cole Hamels and Felix Hernandez, Brave had to lean on colored and unheld youngsters to get past the postseason bracket.
In Game 3 he was Kyle Wright, who entered the season with a 5.21 ERA but threw six scoreless innings for seven runs. This brave offender, meanwhile, did what he did.
There were no homers in Game 3, but they hit four runs in the third, two in the fourth and two more in the fifth. Between his orders – from No. 2 hitter Freddie Freeman to number five hitter Ozzy Albiz – he hit seven hits, three RBIs and four runs.
It was not glamorous, but efficient. The type of performance that will make them a desperate opponent in the next round.
What’s next Brave Dodgers continues to face the winner of the Jersey / Pedres series, with the Dodgers leading 2-0 in Thursday’s game. This Brave will probably prefer to face the Pedres, who is like Brave that his initial pitching leaves something desired but his lineup is fun and dynamic. The odds are that it will be Dodgers, which presents a number of matchup problems (for anyone, not just for the Braves). At least the brave will have time to rest their pots for the next round.
The Marlins point is that hopefully more than we saw in 2020. This year’s surprise team in the LDS round, they have taken a big step forward in 2020 – the biggest step ever under the Derek Jeter regime. Marlins showed that some of his young talent is evolving and with a few more pieces he could become a stronger contender in the future. They made it after the first team shut down by COVID-19, which makes the whole thing even more admirable.
Do you see this Travis de Arnad had great success in every game of the series. It’s Game 3 installments.
ALDS Game 4: Houston Astros 11, Auckland Eno 6
what happened? For the fourth straight season, the Houston Astros will lead the American League Championship Series after beating Auckland 11-6. Game ALDS 4.
Houston’s lineup started four home runs in the warm-up win. Michael Brantley accounted for Homers. Carlos Correa’s three-run knock in the fourth inning put the Astros ahead, while Jose Altuwe’s seventh inning was ice-hopping on Homer’s two-run cake.
The Astros will be the first team in MLB history to reach the LCS after finishing a regular season with a losing record. After finishing 29-31, the Astros are leading 5-1 in the postseason. They have two teams in the division championship – twins and a.
What’s next Another trip to the ALCS, where the Astros will meet the New York Yankees or the Tampa Two Rays. Rays currently have that range 2-1.
A.L.C.S. Starting on Sunday, that means the Astros will have three days to get ready. That could be good news for Zack Greenke, who started Game 4 after scratching at the start of the series with his pitching arm. In a very short time, Lance M C Coolers and Framber Valdez will be available on regular breaks again on the pitch of Games 1 and 2.
Speaking of which, they will have a complete se fission to think about what went wrong. A.L. After detonating Houston in the West, they were unable to hold offensively in the series.
Houston did not play Yankees or Keys in the regular season due to the MLB’s limited travel schedule. However, their postseason has a recent history with both. In fact, the Astros eliminated the Rays in five games during the ALDS and the Yankees in six games during the ALCS, eliminating both in the 2019 postseason.
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