Astros comeback from first inning grand slam to stay alive.

Andrew Owen
FiredUp Network Sports Writer

@98mustang1234

Monday, November 1, 2021


Final Score: 9-5

The Houston Astros beat the Atlanta Braves 9-5. 

Jose Urquidy got the win for the Astros, firing 1 inning, giving up one hit. This is his 2nd win of the postseason. 

Framber Valdez got the start for the Astros, firing 2.2 innings, giving up four hits, five earned runs, while walking two and striking out one batter. 

AJ Minter got the loss for the Braves, firing 1 inning, giving up three hits, three earned runs, while walking two and striking out two batters. This is Minters first loss of the postseason. 

In the bottom of the 1st inning, Adam Duvall hit a grand slam to make it 4-0 Braves after the first inning. 

In the top of the 2nd, Alex Bregman hit an RBI double to make it a 4-1 game. Martin Maldonado hit a sac fly to deep center field to make it a 4-2 game.

In the top of the 3rd, Carlos Correa hit an RBI double to make it a one run game at 4-3. Yulli Gurriel grounded out to the shortstop to score a run to tie the game at 4-4. 

In the bottom of the 3rd, Freddie Freeman hit a solo homerun to give the Braves a 5-4 lead. 

In the top of the 5th, Martin Maldonado walked in a run to tie up the game at 5-5. Marwin Gonzalez hit a two run single to make it a 7-5 Houston lead. I

n the top of the 7th, Martin Maldonado hit an RBI single to make it 8-5 Astros. In the top of the 8th, Carlos Correa hit an RBI single to left field to make it a 9-5 game. 

That's how this game would end, as the Houston Astros beat the Atlanta Braves 9-5 to extend this series to a game 6. 

That game will be played on Tuesday, November 2nd. First pitch will be at 8:09pm EST.