Astros prevail in the power fest

In a game of ups and downs that included eight home-runs, the Houston Astros used the power of their bats to tie the series at one apiece in extra innings Wednesday night. Home runs from Marwin Gonzalez in the ninth, Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa in the tenth and George Springer in the eleventh was just too much for the Dodgers to keep up with. Another home run came from the Dodgers when Corey Seager hit a two-run home-run and Joc Pederson hit a solo shot. The other home run came when the Dodgers showed life, keeping up in the bottom of the tenth when Yasiel Puig homered to start the inning, Logan Forsythe walked and advanced on a past ball and Kike Hernandez brought his magic back by doubling him in to tie the game back up. Justin Turner looked to get the Dodgers hyped again when his line-drive was snagged at third-base by Alex Bregman in the bottom of the eleventh. After Turner’s failed attempt, Charlie Culberson came off the Dodgers bench and blasts the eighth home-run of the game over the left field fence. One more inch from Turner’s line-drive and the game would have been tied. Yasiel Puig stepped up with a chance to tie the game against Chris Devenski. Devenski fought off Puig in a long at-bat to give the Astros their first franchise World Series win.

Both teams used everybody available in their bullpen during the game which will for sure hurt them going forward. The teams go back out for game three in Houston where Yu Darvish and Lance McCullers Jr. will square off.