The Astros continued to get the better of Sale as Altuve hit his second home run of the game, extending the Astros' lead to 5-2 in the bottom of the fifth. Later in the game, he drills Reed's pitch and sends it to left field to score Jose Altuve from first and George Springer from second to bust open the lead to 7-1. This was also the case past year with regards to the Red Sox clinching the division. He improved to (3-0) and lowered his ERA to 0.96 in October after going 5.2 innings allowing 2 hits and just 1 run. The Houston Astros face off against the Boston Red Sox. Should Boston's series against Houston go four games, the Red Sox would likely call on Sale again and hope for better results. Then the series will switch to Boston on Sunday for Game 3, with a potential Game 4 also scheduled there for Monday. He drilled a ball opposite field off the right-center wall to score two runs, putting the Astros up 4-2.
Barring a 12-2 win for Houston, and a 7-1 win for Boston through that seven game stretch, four of the other games were decided by a single run, showing just how close these two teams are when they're both firing on all cylinders. Fister has a strong playoff track record, but his earned run average was 4.88 this season. And speaking of third homers, Altuve would hit his third homer of the game in the seventh inning off reliever Austin Maddox, becoming the ninth player in postseason history to hit three homers in a game. "We gotta take a step back on the off day". Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the game live.
Encarnacion was on crutches and wearing a boot on his sprained right ankle Saturday, but manager Terry Francona said the designated hitter hadn't been ruled out of Sunday's game at Yankee Stadium. "But I think it's pretty safe to say, given how he went down today, he would not be available".
Altuve, whose 24 homers this season matched a career high, said he had never hit three in a game at any level, even as a boy in Venezuela. The Red Sox are a +120 underdog and the over-under is set at 9.5. Those hinge largely on Doug Fister, the journeyman right-hander who lost to the Astros last Friday. They are young and don't have David Ortiz so it's going to be tough to win this best-of-five series. The Yankees might be bring in bigger TV ratings, but don't Houston fans deserve some chance of being able to watch a game without having to miss work? Jon Lester (13-8) starts for the defending World Series champions against Gio Gonzalez (15-9) and Washington after two-time Cy Young Award victor Max Scherzer was pushed back to Game 3 because of a tender hamstring.
However, the latter's Ferrari started losing power due to a failing spark plug, dropping him to sixth place. Nevertheless he maintained a 2-3 second cushion over Verstappen as the race headed into its final phase.
In his tweets , Trump attempted to blame the island's continuing woes on Democrats, the media and local officials. She's not doing that. "I mean, the mayor is reacting to a very chaotic situation in Puerto Rico ".
Mark Warner , the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence panel, said Wednesday that he hopes Twitter will be forthcoming. All of those accounts , Twitter said , had been or were soon banned, usually for violating spam rules.
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In a statement police said a number of pedestrians were believed to have been injured in the incident on Exhibition Road . The United Kingdom has seen a rash of terror attacks this year, including a vehicle that plowed into a crowd on a bridge.
Tass reported Thursday that Saudi Arabia was interested in buying Russia's S-400 air defense missile system. Russian Federation is cutting more oil production than it agreed to under the OPEC-led arrangement.
Relations have continually worsened amid accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election. This year marks 350 years since the first diplomatic relations between the two countries were established.
Agung's volcanic activity, advising their citizens not to visit Bali . 'The island is safe except for areas around Mount Agung . The mountain, which sits about 70 kilometers northeast of Kuta, is among more than 120 active volcanoes in Indonesia .
Netflix said it will give customers 30 days notice of the price raise, the timing of which will depend on their billing cycle. Following a subscriber growth miss in 2016, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings blamed the public reaction to the price hike.
These tribunals were set up in Assam to determine the status of citizens whose Indian nationality was found to be doubtful. This not the first case, earlier Assam police constable Abu Taher Ahmed was asked to prove his Indian citizenship .
Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers do just enough for win
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South Africa punish Bangladesh attack
Elgar struck 13 boundaries in his unbeaten 72 off 88 balls while Markram finished the session on 54 with eight boundaries. Editorial team of CricketCountry. "Sri Lanka was a far better team at that time". "We want another dominant performance".
Former Chelsea Defender Handed Seven-month Prison Sentence
Carvalho was found guilty of hiding income from image rights in 2011 and 2012 when he was playing for Madrid, totalling £490,000. Carvalho's former clubs also include Porto and Monaco, while he won Euro 2016 with Portugal at global level past year .
How to switch Google Assistant's voice to male
The Assistant was first exclusive to Pixel devices but it, later on, was made available for other Android Nougat devices as well. But, we will update this space if we discover anything new in this particular version of Google Play Store .
Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Sell"
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LaVar Ball says he's going to home school his son LaMelo
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LaVar Ball to home school son LaMelo for next two years
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Henry Bolton elected the new leader of UKIP in shock result
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LAR 35, DAL 30: Cowboys Fail To Close Out Rams At Home
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Zidane hints at resting Gareth Bale
The opening exchange of Sunday's meeting at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu was as one-sided as one is likely to see at this level. Real Madrid record their first home La Liga win of the 2017-18 campaign courtesy of a 2-0 success over Espanyol on Sunday night.