Astros beat the White Sox in blowout to advance to the ALDS

Andrew Owen
FiredUp Network Sports Writer


Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Final Score: 10-1

The Houston Astros beat the Chicago White Sox 10-1. 

Yimi Garcia got the win for the Astros, firing 1 inning, while striking out one batter. 

Lance McCullers Jr got the start for the Astros, firing 4 innings, giving up five hits, one earned run, while walking three and striking out five batters. 

Carlos Rodon got the start and the loss for the White Sox, firing 2.2 innings, giving up three hits, two earned runs, while walking two and striking out three batters. 

The White Sox got there only run in the bottom of the 2nd inning, Gavin Sheets hit a solo homerun to center field to make it 1-0 Sox. 

In the top of the 3rd, Carlos Correa hit a two run double to give the Astros a 2-1 lead. In the top of the 4th, Martin Moldonado hit an RBI single to make it a 3-1 game. Alex Bregman capped off the 4th inning with a two run double to make it 5-1 Astros. 

In the top of the 6th, Michael Brantley hit an RBI single to make it 6-1 Astros. In the top of the 8th, Michael Brantley hit his 2nd RBI single of the game to make it 7-1 Astros late. 

In the top of the 9th, Jose Altuve hit the dagger, a three run homerun to make it 10-1 for the Astros. 

That's how this game would end, as the Astros beat the White Sox to win the best of five series 3-1. 

The Astros will now play the Boston Red Sox. The first game of that series will be on October 15th. Time is TBA.