Houston Astros top New York Yankees, ALCS Tied
HOUSTON (AP) — In a battle of the bullpens, Carlos Correa felt the greatest relief.
Houston Astros' Carlos Correa blasted a walk-off home run against the New York Yankees during the 11th inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Sunday for a 3-2 win.
Hours earlier, Correa was confident this would be the day he turned things around. About time, too, after starting out 3 for 22 in the postseason after returning from back problems.
“I’ve got my swing back,” he said then. “I’m going to hit a homer tonight.”
And with a swing that kept Houston from falling into an 0-2 hole, he did just that.
Correa’s big night gave him 27 RBIs in the postseason to pass Lance Berkman for the most in franchise history.
Game 3 is Tuesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Gerrit Cole, who is 18-0 in his last 24 starts and led the majors in strikeouts, starts for the Astros against Luis Severino.
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