Major League Baseball: Cuban Jorge Soler decided fourth game of the World Series as a pinch-hitter

Cuban slugger Jorge Soler became the fourth pinch hitter to put his team ahead in the history of the Major League Baseball World Series and in that way decided the fate of the fourth game between his Braves and the Astros, which concluded at the stroke of midnight Saturday in Atlanta.

El Yoyo appeared in the clash at the height of the seventh inning when his teammate Dansby Swanson had just equalized the score by way of the home run, and he imitated it against pitcher Cristian Javier himself with a liner through the left field at the cost of a send in slider. The meeting was then 3×2, and that would be the final score.

Incidentally, in the inaugural challenge of this dual meet Soler had become the first slugger of all times who hit a homerun to open the score at the top of game 1 of the Fall Classic.

The visit was up on the board until the sixth inning thanks to a run in the first episode (shot to the Carlos Correa box) and another in the fourth through a home run by José Altuve, his 23rd in the postseason, six behind the leader of all time, Manny Ramirez.

However, Austin Riley discounted one with tubey in the sixth round, and left the scene ready for the referred back-to-back of the next chapter.

Atlanta saw its opener strategy fade prematurely once Dylan Lee could only get one out, but enjoyed a solid long relief from Kyle Wright (4.2 innings of a clean) and propped it up with the tasks of four other elements, among them the savior Will Smith.

In the other trench, veteran Zack Greinke pulled off a commendable four-inning starter job flawlessly, but those who succeeded him in the box failed to give him continuity.

Apart from Soler, the other Cubans went on the offensive as follows: Yordan alvarez (3-0 and two bases), Yulieski Gurriel (2-0 and pair of tickets) and Aledmys Diaz (1-0). As to Guillermo Heredia, He only worked in the field.

The best-of-seven series was now 3-1 in favor of the Braves, who could sentence it this Sunday if they prevailed in the last match scheduled for their Truist Park properties.

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