Nationals top Astros in Game 7 to win 1st World Series title

HOUSTON (AP) Stephen Strasburg paraded the MVP trophy for delirious fans packed behind the dugout. Max Scherzer tearfully hugged his teammates. Gerardo Parra did the Baby Shark chop, Sean Doolittle flapped snow angels next to the mound.

Almost out of contention in May, champs in October.

Howie Kendrick, Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals completed their amazing comeback journey - fittingly with one last late rally on the road.

In Game 7 of the World Series, no less.

Kendrick and Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Nationals overcame a two-run deficit, rocking the Houston Astros 6-2 Wednesday night to win the first title in franchise history.

With all eyes on Scherzer and his remarkable recovery after a painkilling injection, these Nationals truly embraced their shot in the only Series when the road team won every game.

Even more against the odds: Juan Soto and Washington came from behind to win five elimination games this postseason, an unprecedented feat.

''What a story,'' said Ryan Zimmerman, the only player who's been a part of every Nationals team.

''The way this game went is the way our whole season went.''

Strasburg, new lefty Patrick Corbin and the Nats brought the first World Series championship to the nation's capital since ol' Walter Johnson delivered the crown for the Senators in 1924.

This franchise started out as the Montreal Expos in 1969 when the major leagues expanded beyond the border, putting a team with tricolor caps at jaunty Jarry Park. They moved to D.C. in 2005, ending Washington's three-decade-plus wait for big league baseball after the Senators skipped town to become the Texas Rangers.

But the incredible path these wild-card Nationals with the curly W logo took, well, no one could have imagined.

Because in one topsy-turvy week, they put aside the pain of past playoff failures and upended heavily favored Houston. Quite an ending to a season that began back in February with the Nationals and Astros working out side-by-side at the spring training complex they share in Florida.

''Resilient, relentless bunch of guys,'' manager Dave Martinez said. ''They fought all year long.''

Having lost star slugger Bryce Harper in free agency and beset by bullpen woes, Washington plummeted to 19-31 in late May. It got so bad there was talk the Nationals might fire Martinez and trade away Scherzer.

Instead, they stuck with the mantra that sprung up on T-shirts - Stay In The Fight.

''That was our motto,'' Scherzer said.

And months later they finished it, indeed.

Shut out on one hit by Zack Greinke going into the seventh, they still found a way to win.

''Guess what? We stayed in the fight. We won the fight!'' Martinez shouted during the trophy celebration on the field.

''We were down and out. We were 19-31. We didn't quit then, we weren't going to quit now,'' he said.

Strasburg earned the World Series MVP award with a pair of wins, including Game 6.

''It's almost like we've done it so many times that we have to get punched in the face to kind of wake up,'' he said.

As pitcher Anibal Sanchez told Scherzer while hugging him in the middle of the diamond: ''We won one. We finally won one.''

For the 43,326 revved-up fans at Minute Maid Park, it was a combination of shock and disappointment. So close to seeing Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, George Springer and their Astros add to the title they won in Game 7 at Dodger Stadium two years ago, they watched this chance suddenly vanish.

''I've got a group of heartbroken men in there that did everything they could to try to bring a World Series championship to this city. And we fell one win shy,'' Astros manager AJ Hinch said.

''Let's be honest, there's 28 other teams that would love to have our misery today,'' he said. ''And I just told our team, it's hard to put into words and remember all the good that happened because right now we feel as bad as you can possibly feel,'' he added.

President Donald Trump, greeted with chants of ''Lock him up!'' when he attended Game 5 in Washington, tweeted his congratulations to the Nationals from the White House.

''Game 7 was amazing!'' Trump tweeted.

Washington kept pulling away after taking the lead, with the sensational Soto hitting an RBI single in the eighth and Adam Eaton adding a two-run single in the ninth off rookie Jose Urquidy.

Acquired from Arizona at the July trade deadline, Greinke was in complete control until Rendon - a Houston prep and college star - hit a solo homer with one out in the seventh that trimmed it to 2-1.

''Just gave us a little bit of hope,'' Nationals leadoff man Trea Turner said.

When Soto followed with a one-out walk, Hinch decided to make a move. He'd had ace starter Gerrit Cole warming up earlier, but left him in the bullpen.

''I wasn't going to pitch him unless we were going to win the World Series and have a lead,'' Hinch said. ''He was going to close the game in the ninth.''

Instead, Hinch signaled for reliable reliever Will Harris.

Kendrick connected on the second pitch, slicing a drive that hit the screen attached to the right field foul pole for a 3-2 lead. Just like that, everything had changed for the team in orange that led the majors with 107 regular-season wins, and the ballpark fell silent.

For Kendrick, another timely blow. At 36, playing on the oldest team in the majors, he was the NL Championship Series MVP against St. Louis after hitting the winning grand slam in the 10th inning of the deciding Game 5 in the Division Series at Dodger Stadium.

Then again, this was nothing new for the Nationals.

Washington rallied in the eighth to beat Milwaukee in the wild-card game and took the last two to beat Los Angeles in the NLDS, setting up a sweep of the Cardinals in the NLCS.

''This is now the most 2019 Nats thing to ever happen,'' Doolittle said. ''Another elimination game, another come-from-behind win.''

Far away, a sizable crowd poured into Nationals Park for a watch party. That was the stadium where Houston hammered the Nats for three games last weekend in taking a 3-2 edge, but their luck changed in Texas.

They won the last two against a team that posted the best home record in the majors (60-21) over the last two decades. Houston earned home-field advantage throughout the postseason, but it didn't help in the end as the Astros went a stunning 0-4 in their own ballpark during the Series.

Martinez said Soto, who turned 21 last week, celebrated with his first beer. Meanwhile, the skipper, who had a heart procedure six weeks ago and can't resume his six-cups-a-day coffee habit, headed back to the clubhouse for a special treat.

''I am,'' he said, ''going to smoke a cigar.''

With Greinke and Scherzer grunting on every pitch, Game 7 started as a classic duel.

Yuli Gurriel put the Astros ahead with a home run in the second and Carlos Correa added an RBI single off Scherzer that made it 2-0 in the fifth.

Scherzer was done after the fifth. Only a few days earlier, the three-time Cy Young Award winner had been unable to lift his right arm due to nerve irritation near his neck.

Corbin, the $140 million starter, threw three scoreless innings in relief.

Daniel Hudson, released by the Angels in March, closed for the Nationals, who made Houston pay for stranding so many runners all game. Hudson struck out Michael Brantley for the last out, then threw his glove to start the celebration.

The Astros breezed to the AL West title, edged Tampa Bay in a five-game ALDS and topped the Yankees in the ALCS. They had a front-office fiasco in October, which led to the firing of an executive for a boorish rant at female reporters during a clubhouse celebration.

''Yeah, the ultimate goal is to win the World Series, and we fell short to a great team. You can't hang your head low about that,'' Springer said. ''You move on and start getting ready for spring training.''

GOING WILD

The Nationals became the first wild-card team to win the Series since Madison Bumgarner and the Giants in 2014. The last six champs have clinched on the road.

UP NEXT

The Astros and Nationals open exhibition play with a World Series rematch on Feb. 22 at Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. They met in their Grapefruit League opener this year and Scherzer gave up a home run to the first batter of the game.

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  • W: P. Corbin (2-3)L: W. Harris (0-1)
  • HR: WAS - H. Kendrick (2), A. Rendon (3), HOU - Y. Gurriel (2)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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T. Turner SS40000110.233.291.329.6200.5
A. Eaton RF41120100.246.361.410.7717.0
A. Rendon 3B51111013.328.413.5901.0035.5
J. Soto LF41210112.277.373.554.9274.5
H. Kendrick DH31221101.286.328.444.7739.0
A. Cabrera 2B30100002.233.250.267.5171.0
R. Zimmerman 1B30100101.255.317.418.7352.0
Y. Gomes C41000003.241.290.310.6011.0
V. Robles CF41100002.220.273.366.6392.0
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    G. Springer CF-RF40000113.205.318.425.7420.5
    J. Altuve 2B50100013.329.366.605.9710.5
    M. Brantley LF40100111.286.367.329.6961.5
    A. Bregman 3B30000112.234.364.469.8320.5
    Y. Gurriel 1B42211003.250.286.375.6618.0
    Y. Alvarez DH30100103.241.323.345.6682.0
    C. Correa SS40210010.191.257.382.6392.5
    R. Chirinos C40000024.146.222.390.612-1.0
    J. Reddick RF20100002.167.211.250.4611.0
    a- J. Marisnick PH-CF20100010.364.417.364.7800.5
    • a-singled for Reddick in the 6th
    BATTING
    • HR - A. Rendon (3), H. Kendrick (2)
    • SH - A. Cabrera
    • RBI - A. Eaton 2 (10), A. Rendon (15), J. Soto (12), H. Kendrick 2 (12)
    • 2-Out RBI - J. Soto (6)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Soto, A. Cabrera, R. Zimmerman, V. Robles
    BATTING
    • HR - Y. Gurriel (2)
    • RBI - Y. Gurriel (13), C. Correa (9)
    • 2-Out RBI - C. Correa (4)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - G. Springer 2 (2), J. Altuve, A. Bregman, Y. Alvarez, R. Chirinos
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - A. Eaton
    FIELDING
    • DP - (Cabrera-Zimmerman)
    FIELDING
    • DP - (Greinke-Altuve-Gurriel)
    • E - J. Marisnick
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    M. Scherzer5.07224312.401.203.5
    P. Corbin (W, 2-3)3.02000305.791.4115.5
    D. Hudson1.00000203.721.554.0
    PITCHERSIP
    M. Scherzer5.0
    P. Corbin (W, 2-3)3.0
    D. Hudson1.0
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    Z. Greinke6.12222314.681.3616.5
    W. Harris (L, 0-1) (BS, 1)0.02110011.860.93-8.0
    R. Osuna1.12112003.601.20-2.0
    R. Pressly0.100000011.122.650.0
    J. Smith0.12221003.120.92-5.0
    J. Urquidy0.21000000.901.10-1.0
    PITCHERSIP
    Z. Greinke6.1
    W. Harris (L, 0-1) (BS, 1)0.0
    R. Osuna1.1
    R. Pressly0.1
    J. Smith0.1
    J. Urquidy0.2
    PITCHING
    • Pitches-Strikes - M. Scherzer 103-58, P. Corbin 44-28, D. Hudson 12-9
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Scherzer 4-8, P. Corbin 4-1
    • Batters Faced - M. Scherzer 26, P. Corbin 10, D. Hudson 3
    PITCHING
    • Pitches-Strikes - Z. Greinke 80-49, W. Harris 5-3, R. Osuna 36-19, R. Pressly 2-1, J. Smith 15-10, J. Urquidy 10-5
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Z. Greinke 10-5, R. Osuna 1-3, J. Smith 1-0
    • Batters Faced - Z. Greinke 22, W. Harris 2, R. Osuna 8, R. Pressly, J. Smith 4, J. Urquidy 3
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    T. Turner SS40000110.233.291.329.6200.5
    A. Eaton RF41120100.246.361.410.7717.0
    A. Rendon 3B51111013.328.413.5901.0035.5
    J. Soto LF41210112.277.373.554.9274.5
    H. Kendrick DH31221101.286.328.444.7739.0
    A. Cabrera 2B30100002.233.250.267.5171.0
    R. Zimmerman 1B30100101.255.317.418.7352.0
    Y. Gomes C41000003.241.290.310.6011.0
    V. Robles CF41100002.220.273.366.6392.0
    Total3469625314-----
      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      G. Springer CF-RF40000113.205.318.425.7420.5
      J. Altuve 2B50100013.329.366.605.9710.5
      M. Brantley LF40100111.286.367.329.6961.5
      A. Bregman 3B30000112.234.364.469.8320.5
      Y. Gurriel 1B42211003.250.286.375.6618.0
      Y. Alvarez DH30100103.241.323.345.6682.0
      C. Correa SS40210010.191.257.382.6392.5
      R. Chirinos C40000024.146.222.390.612-1.0
      J. Reddick RF20100002.167.211.250.4611.0
      a- J. Marisnick PH-CF20100010.364.417.364.7800.5
      Total3529214821-----
      • a-singled for Reddick in the 6th
      BATTING
      • HR - A. Rendon (3), H. Kendrick (2)
      • SH - A. Cabrera
      • RBI - A. Eaton 2 (10), A. Rendon (15), J. Soto (12), H. Kendrick 2 (12)
      • 2-Out RBI - J. Soto (6)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Soto, A. Cabrera, R. Zimmerman, V. Robles
      BATTING
      • HR - Y. Gurriel (2)
      • RBI - Y. Gurriel (13), C. Correa (9)
      • 2-Out RBI - C. Correa (4)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - G. Springer 2 (2), J. Altuve, A. Bregman, Y. Alvarez, R. Chirinos
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - A. Eaton
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Cabrera-Zimmerman)
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Greinke-Altuve-Gurriel)
      • E - J. Marisnick
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Scherzer5.07224312.401.203.5
      P. Corbin (W, 2-3)3.02000305.791.4115.5
      D. Hudson1.00000203.721.554.0
      Total9.0922481---
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Scherzer5.0
      P. Corbin (W, 2-3)3.0
      D. Hudson1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      Z. Greinke6.12222314.681.3616.5
      W. Harris (L, 0-1) (BS, 1)0.02110011.860.93-8.0
      R. Osuna1.12112003.601.20-2.0
      R. Pressly0.100000011.122.650.0
      J. Smith0.12221003.120.92-5.0
      J. Urquidy0.21000000.901.10-1.0
      Total9.0966532---
      PITCHERSIP
      Z. Greinke6.1
      W. Harris (L, 0-1) (BS, 1)0.0
      R. Osuna1.1
      R. Pressly0.1
      J. Smith0.1
      J. Urquidy0.2
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Scherzer 103-58, P. Corbin 44-28, D. Hudson 12-9
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Scherzer 4-8, P. Corbin 4-1
      • Batters Faced - M. Scherzer 26, P. Corbin 10, D. Hudson 3
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - Z. Greinke 80-49, W. Harris 5-3, R. Osuna 36-19, R. Pressly 2-1, J. Smith 15-10, J. Urquidy 10-5
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Z. Greinke 10-5, R. Osuna 1-3, J. Smith 1-0
      • Batters Faced - Z. Greinke 22, W. Harris 2, R. Osuna 8, R. Pressly, J. Smith 4, J. Urquidy 3
      • 9TH INNING
        Eaton singled to center, Robles and Gomes scored, Turner to third on center fielder Marisnick fielding error62
      • 8TH INNING
        Soto singled to right, Eaton scored42
      • 7TH INNING
        Kendrick homered to right, Soto scored32
        Rendon homered to left12
      • 5TH INNING
        Correa singled to shallow left, Gurriel scored, Alvarez to third02
      • 2ND INNING
        Gurriel homered to left01
      • 9TH INNING
        • Joe Smith relieved Ryan Pressly
        • R. Zimmerman: Strike looking, Zimmerman singled to shallow center
        • Y. Gomes: Strike looking, Ball, Gomes reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Zimmerman out at second
        • V. Robles: Strike swinging, Robles singled to center, Gomes to second
        • T. Turner: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Turner walked, Gomes to third, Robles to second
        • Jose Urquidy relieved Joe Smith
        • A. Eaton: Ball, Eaton singled to center, Robles and Gomes scored, Turner to third on center fielder Marisnick fielding error
        • A. Rendon: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Rendon popped out to shortstop
        • J. Soto: Ball, Soto flied out to center
        • Middle of the 9th (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Daniel Hudson relieved Patrick Corbin
        • G. Springer: Strike looking, Springer popped out to second
        • J. Altuve: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Altuve struck out swinging
        • M. Brantley: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Brantley struck out swinging
        • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
      • 8TH INNING
        • R. Osuna Pitching:
        • T. Turner: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Turner grounded out to shortstop
        • A. Eaton: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Eaton walked
        • A. Rendon: Foul, Ball, Eaton stole second, Ball, Strike looking, Rendon flied out to center
        • J. Soto: Ball, Soto singled to right, Eaton scored
        • H. Kendrick: Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Kendrick singled to right, Soto to third
        • Ryan Pressly relieved Roberto Osuna
        • A. Cabrera: Ball, Cabrera lined out to left
        • Middle of the 8th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • P. Corbin Pitching:
        • C. Correa: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Correa struck out looking
        • R. Chirinos: Ball, Chirinos grounded out to shortstop
        • J. Marisnick: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Marisnick struck out swinging
        • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • Jake Marisnick in center field
        • George Springer in right field
        • A. Eaton: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Eaton grounded out to shortstop
        • A. Rendon: Ball, Rendon homered to left
        • J. Soto: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Soto walked
        • Will Harris relieved Zack Greinke
        • H. Kendrick: Strike swinging, Kendrick homered to right, Soto scored
        • A. Cabrera: Ball, Ball, Cabrera singled to shallow center
        • Roberto Osuna relieved Will Harris
        • R. Zimmerman: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Zimmerman walked, Cabrera to second
        • Y. Gomes: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Gomes popped out to second
        • V. Robles: Robles flied out to right
        • Middle of the 7th (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • P. Corbin Pitching:
        • M. Brantley: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Brantley lined out to center
        • A. Bregman: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Bregman grounded out to second
        • Y. Gurriel: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Gurriel singled to center
        • Y. Alvarez: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Alvarez grounded out to pitcher
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • Z. Greinke Pitching:
        • Y. Gomes: Gomes flied out to center
        • V. Robles: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Robles grounded out to first
        • T. Turner: Strike looking, Foul, Strike looking, Turner struck out looking
        • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Patrick Corbin relieved Max Scherzer
        • Jake Marisnick hit for Josh Reddick
        • J. Marisnick: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Marisnick singled to shallow left
        • G. Springer: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Springer struck out swinging
        • J. Altuve: Altuve grounded into double play second to first, Marisnick out at second
        • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • Z. Greinke Pitching:
        • J. Soto: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Soto struck out swinging
        • H. Kendrick: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Kendrick walked
        • A. Cabrera: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Cabrera hit sacrifice bunt to pitcher, Kendrick to second
        • R. Zimmerman: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Zimmerman popped out to first
        • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Scherzer Pitching:
        • M. Brantley: Ball, Ball, Brantley singled to right
        • A. Bregman: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bregman struck out swinging
        • Y. Gurriel: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Gurriel reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Brantley out at second
        • Y. Alvarez: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Alvarez walked, Gurriel to second
        • C. Correa: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Correa singled to shallow left, Gurriel scored, Alvarez to third
        • R. Chirinos: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Chirinos struck out swinging
        • End of the 5th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 4TH INNING
        • Z. Greinke Pitching:
        • T. Turner: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Turner grounded out to pitcher
        • A. Eaton: Ball, Eaton grounded out to pitcher
        • A. Rendon: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Rendon struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Scherzer Pitching:
        • C. Correa: Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Correa grounded out to second
        • R. Chirinos: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Chirinos struck out swinging
        • J. Reddick: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Reddick singled to right
        • G. Springer: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Springer walked, Reddick to second
        • J. Altuve: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Altuve lined out to center
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • Z. Greinke Pitching:
        • R. Zimmerman: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Zimmerman grounded out to pitcher
        • Y. Gomes: Strike looking, Strike looking, Gomes lined out to center
        • V. Robles: Robles flied out to deep center
        • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Scherzer Pitching:
        • J. Altuve: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Altuve singled to shallow left
        • M. Brantley: Foul, Pickoff attempt, Brantley lined out to left
        • A. Bregman: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Bregman walked, Altuve to second
        • Y. Gurriel: Ball, Foul, Ball, Gurriel flied out to right
        • Y. Alvarez: Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Alvarez flied out to deep center
        • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • Z. Greinke Pitching:
        • J. Soto: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Soto singled to right
        • H. Kendrick: Ball, Kendrick grounded into double play pitcher to second to first, Soto out at second
        • A. Cabrera: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Cabrera grounded out to first
        • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • M. Scherzer Pitching:
        • Y. Gurriel: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gurriel homered to left
        • Y. Alvarez: Foul, Alvarez singled to right
        • C. Correa: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Correa singled to right, Alvarez to second
        • R. Chirinos: Chirinos fouled out to catcher
        • J. Reddick: Ball, Reddick grounded out to first, Alvarez to third, Correa to second
        • G. Springer: Ball, Ball, Ball, Springer lined out to left
        • End of the 2nd (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • Z. Greinke Pitching:
        • T. Turner: Strike looking, Turner lined out to third
        • A. Eaton: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Eaton grounded out to catcher
        • A. Rendon: Rendon grounded out to third
        • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Scherzer Pitching:
        • G. Springer: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Springer flied out to center
        • J. Altuve: Strike swinging, Altuve grounded out to shortstop
        • M. Brantley: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Brantley walked
        • A. Bregman: Strike looking, Bregman flied out to right
        • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)