This Tuesday, October 10 Houston Astros and Minnesota Twins celebrate the Target Field HE Game 3 of the Divisional Series. Both sets will arrive in Minneapolis after adding a victory to Minute Maid Park.
The series is best-of-five so whoever gets three wins first moves on to the Championship Series. It’s time to face the winner between the Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles.
Yordan Alvarez, returned as a starter after his great offensive performance in the first challenges. This time he did it in the third inning and defensively in left field.
In the first inning, he went to the box with one out and a runner on first base. He was hit down the first line that was poorly placed by the first baseman. Alex Kirilloff. Wrong. Then he scored by dragging the homerun on Jose Abreu.
In the third stage, he had to open the entrance against Sonny Gray. In a count of two no-ball strikes, the American right-hander tried to dominate him with an inside sinker. However, Yordan Alvarez, swung and hit hard.
The ball comes out in the same place as in the first chapter, near the first baseline. This time the ball took a speed of 111.7 miles per hour, which Kirilloff could not achieve. Alvarez settled for second with a double.
In that way, the Cuban there are four consecutive challenges in the Postseason with at least one extra-base hit. In Game 6 of the 2022 World Series and the first two games of Divisional Series 2023 made home runs. The record for his country belongs to Randy Arozarena when he did it in five games in 2020. The mark for Houston Astros comes from George Springer in 2017 and Carlos Beltrán in 2004 with seven.
In the fifth inning, it started again, Yordan Alvarez He repeated a double to the same field spot with an inside sinker Sonny Gray. Much like what happened in the third.
Thus, the native of Las Tunas collected seven doubles in the Divisional Series. He equated the RECORDS perfect for Houston Astros. Now it shares the brand with Alex Bregman and Craig Biggio.