The Houston Astros defeated the Boston Red Sox three games to one in the best-of-five American League Division Series and the New York Yankees in seven games in the AL Championship Series. Here’s what happened:
GAME 1: Houston 8, Boston 2
Highlights: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve hit three home runs, two off of Red Sox ace Chris Sale, and Justin Verlander pitched six strong innings. Sale, who led the majors in strikeouts, gave up seven runs in five innings.
Quote: "I told him the last time I've seen three home runs in a game was Pablo Sandoval and I gave up two of them, so I'm glad...