Luis García is a knife and the Astros are monarchs of the American League (+ Videos)

Harold Capote Fernández | @batesbeisbol

In order to reach a World Series, it is always important to hit the scoreboard for the game that gives you the ticket to the Classic; That’s what the Astros do in Game 6 of the Championship Series against the Red Sox.

In the first section of that duel, Houston steps on the plate after two outs when Alex Bregman gummed up with a double from Cuban Yordan Álvarez.

But the brightest star of the night is Venezuelan Luis Garcia, who strikes out Boston’s leadoff hitter Kyle Schwarber on a wild pitch. That doesn’t disturb the pitcher who removes the next three in order.

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From that point, the native pitcher is very solid in this presentation, in which he fans 7 opponents allowing 1 single uncatchable to keep the Patirrojos blank with 76 shipments.

His opening, fortunately, receives more support in the bottom of the sixth when Álvarez starts with a triple (the second of his career), then Carlos Correa is hit, while Kyle Tucker hits for a double play with a ground ball, allowing the Antillean. score on selection play.

The long-awaited knockout blow finally comes in the eighth with Kyle Tucker’s club, thundering a 3-line driving homerun. The connection finds Álvarez on base by hit and Correa by selection play.

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For the final chapter, the strategist Dusty Baker appealed for his bolt, Ryan Pressly who threw perfectly, fanning 1. The 27 out was delivered by Xander Bogaerts with a fly to left fielder Michael Brantley.

At 5×0, the Houston Astros enter their name in the World Series for the fifth time in the last five tournaments.

The victory goes to the account of the Creole García (1-1, 6.75), clearing his name with all of the law; Nathan Eovaldi loses in a good start of 4.1 innings of 5 hits, 1 run that is clean, gives 1 walk and prescribes 4 strikeouts.


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Luis García is a knife and the Astros are monarchs of the American League (+ Videos)