The Venezuelan of the Astros from Houston, José Altuve, he hit his home run 20 lifetime in the Playoffs of the Major League Baseball – MLB and tied Game 1 of the Championship Series against the Red Sox from Boston.
Through Game 1 between Astros and Red Sox in the American League Championship Series, José Altuve corrected his defensive error by connecting his second home run of the present Playoffs, which served to tie this game at three runs and with which he reached 20 for life during this time, entering the top-3 for most home runs in the “Promised Land.”
That homer # 20 by Altuve in the postseason, made history since it allowed him to surpass Albert Pujols in the fourth place of most homers in this instance and equal Derek Jeter in third place, without a doubt something historical for this Venezuelan who He continues to show that during the month of October he is one of the best players in the entire MLB.
Tanner Houck was the one who suffered this huge home run by the Venezuelan of the Astros in the sixth inning, which served to cover that error that allowed the Red Sox to go ahead on the board in this game 1 of the Series for the Young Circuit Championship.
The Boston pitcher misplaced a slider and the AstroBoy sent it to the safety of left field at Minute Maid Park, a hit that had an exit velocity of 97.9 miles per hour and reached 382 feet, a superb connection. that will be marked in the history of the Major Leagues.
In addition, this hit was enough to create the madness in Houston, since all the public present in the stadium celebrated to the fullest and the uproar prevailed, without a doubt these are the MLB PLAYOFFS.
After this homer, Altuve has a .316 average, .480 OBP and 1,217 OPS in 19 at-bats in the 2021 MLB postseason, with six hits, five RBIs and 11 runs scored.