Astros Even World Series Against Nationals

The Houston Astros had a 4-1 lead on the road in Game 4 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals in the seventh-inning.

Alex Bregman came up with the bases-loaded and he hit a grand slam off of Fernando Rodney and he delivered the blow in Game 4 and Houston won by a score of 8-3 over Washington.

Bregman went 3-for-5 in the game and he finished with five RBI’s in the game.

His other RBI came in the first-inning. Yuli Gurriel also had an RBI single in that inning as well.

Robinson Chirnios hit a two-run homer for the Astros in the fourth-inning off of Patrick Corbin.

Juan Soto had an RBI groundout in the sixth-inning and Gerardo Parra scored from third base.

Jose Urqudiy (1-0) was the winning pitcher for Houston. He pitched five innings and gave up two hits. Urqudiy struck out four batters.

He pitched a lot further than Manager A.J. Hinch probably expected.

Patrick Corbin (0-1) was the losing pitcher for Washington. He pitched six innings and gave up seven hits and four runs. Corbin also walked two batters and also struck out five.

The series is now tied at two games a piece. The road team has won the first games of the World Series.

Game 5 is scheduled for Sunday night at Nationals Park in Washington D.C., but it will be interesting to see if it is played because of the rain that is expected in the forecast.

The projected pitching match up will be Gerrit Cole (20-5, 2.50 ERA) for the Houston Astros and Max Scherzer (11-7, 2.92 ERA) for the Washington Nationals.

 

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