Atlanta – The brave ran into history Friday night fell short, but the consolation prize — just a Fall Classic home win to top the series — wasn’t too lousy.
An uninfected fever took over Truist Park in the eighth inning, after Ian Anderson, AJ Minter and Luke Jackson occupied this The dangerous Astros lineup Hit. The Astros finally got their hit, then again in the ninth, but that wasn’t enough to stop the Braves in their 2-0 victory in Game 3 of the World Series.
The Braves, led 2-1 in the series, winning their sixth consecutive home game this post-season. This was the first World Franchise Championship win since 1995.
Travis Darno made a pillow for the brave with Homer’s solo on the eighth. The explosion was the second in the series for Former Mets Mask, who finished the night 2 for 4.
The unsuccessful drama was built to the eighth when Aledmys Diaz, who led the inning, hit a lob to the left off Tyler Matzek who fell in front of Eddie Rosario’s outstretched gauntlet.
Don Larsen’s perfect Yankees game against the Dodgers in 1956 stands as the only non-batting player in World Championship history. Roy Halladay has the only other player in post-season history, against the Reds in the 2010 NLDS.
The Braves still had a game to win, as they only led 1-0. Jose Seri, a pinch runner, stole second base against Travis Darno by two strokes and advanced to third with a wild shot. Matzik, unchecked, made Michael Brantley pop up in the final.
Will Smith was assigned a two-point lead in the ninth round – after Homer Darno provided insurance – and Alex Bregman was allowed to sing a single, but he survived unharmed.
“Cheater, cheater” was chanted by José Altov and Bregman among others all night long. It’s a hymn the Astros have heard a lot, after achieving MLB He decided to use the team for electronic monitoring For stealing the streamers during the 2017 World Championship title season.
Ian Anderson continued his strong post-season run by firing five no-stroke rounds for the Braves as he hit four and walked three. The right-handed, the October veteran at age 23, has hit 1.59 ERA and 0.94 WHIP in four starts this post season. Anderson also started four pre-season games with the Braves last year.
Austin Riley’s double in third gave the RBI the Braves a 1-0 lead, but a missed opportunity followed. After Jorge Soler walked to load the bases, Adam Duvall trailed 0-2 on the count to Luis Garcia before showing poorly. Then Garcia beat Darno to escape.
Garcia lasted 3 runs/for the Astros and allowed one of them to run on three-strokes by six strokes and four walks over 72 courses. The right-hander was removed after working through the lineup for the second time, replaced in the fourth inning by Blake Taylor, who scored the final after allowing Rosario a single.
Altuve and Bregman both marched against Anderson in the first inning, but Michael Brantley got into a double play between them as the rally killer.
In the fourth inning, Jordan Alvarez walked and Carlos Correa hit a pitch, but with two winners Anderson retired Kyle Tucker on a comeback. Anderson made perfect roles in the second, third and fifth.
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