Sport Astros walk off vs. Yankees in Game 6, advance to World Series

07:40  20 october  2019
07:40  20 october  2019 Source:   ap.org

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HOUSTON (AP) -- Jose Altuve hit a game-ending homer off Aroldis Chapman with two outs in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros outlasted the New York Yankees 6-4 Saturday night to advance to the World Series for the second time in three years.

  Astros walk off vs. Yankees in Game 6, advance to World Series © AP Photo/Matt Slocum

In a bullpen game with a back-and-forth finish, DJ LeMahieu hit a tying, two-run shot off Astros closer Roberto Osuna in the top of the ninth. Altuve answered with a two-run drive to left-center, setting off a wild celebration at Minute Maid Park.


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Without a day off to rest in between games, the Yankees and Astros traveled from New York to Houston overnight and will suit up again for Game 6 at Minute Maid Park less than 24 hours after the end Only eight teams in postseason history have lost three games in a row and still won the series .


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a group of baseball players standing on top of a field: Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel (10) celebrates with second baseman Jose Altuve (27) after hitting a 3-run home run against the New York Yankees in game six of the 2019 ALCS playoff baseball series at Minute Maid Park on October 19, 2019. 

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