The Houston Astros are on the verge of advancing to the American League Championship Series.
Houston won 9-1 in game 3 of the Major League Baseball (MLB) American League Division Series (best of 5, ALDS) against the Minnesota Twins held at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on the 11th (Korean time).
Houston, who won the first game of the division series, lost the second game and gave up the momentum. However, with a complete win in Game 3, they were only one win away from advancing to the Championship Series.
On this day, Houston starting pitcher Christian Javier became the winning pitcher after pitching 5 innings, allowing 1 hit, 5 walks, striking out 9, and allowing no runs. It was his 5th win (1 loss) in the postseason.
Jose Abreu took the lead by hitting a three-run home run in the top of the first inning, and then hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning.
Alex Bregman led the victory with 2 hits in 5 at-bats, 2 RBIs, and 1 run, including a solo home run. Jordan Alvarez went 3-for-5 with one RBI and two runs scored.
Houston collapsed the Minnesota mound with 14 hits that day.
Minnesota was pushed to the edge.
Minnesota starter Sonny Gray collapsed after allowing 8 hits (2 home runs) and 5 runs (4 earned runs) in 4 innings. The batting line only managed three hits.메이저사이트
Game 4 of the division series between Houston and Minnesota will be held at Target Field at 3:07 a.m. on the 12th.