Houston evens World Series with Washington 2-2
After falling behind early at home in the World Series to the Washington Nationals, the Houston Astros have come back with two straight wins on the road to square the series 2-2.
Rookie pitcher Jose Urquidy pitched five innings for the Astros, giving up just two hits while striking out four.
Houston went up by two runs in the first inning and Robinson Chirinos homered in the fourth to put the Astros up 4-0.
Juan Soto grounded out in the sixth to push Gerardo Parra across the plate for Washington’s only run to make it 4-1.
But it was Alex Bregman’s seventh inning grand slam that sealed the game, bringing the home-field advantage back to Houston.
First, it’ll be a pitching rematch for Game 5 in Washington Sunday night.
Game 1 winner Max Scherzer takes the mound for Washington Sunday, while Gerrit Cole throws for Houston.
Game 6 will be Tuesday night in Houston, with Game 7 scheduled for Wednesday if necessary.