'Stros Sweep, Braves Bounced, Holt Hits History


Three Monday games. Two west divisional winners. Only one playoff cycle. The ‘Stros sweep, Dodgers advance and the Sox just punished the Yankees as Brock Holt had himself a night in the Bronx. Recap Monday baseball in 30 seconds.
 
Astros Sweep Indians
The Astros completed the sweep on Monday night with an 11-3 win over Cleveland. Houston’s scoring effort was launched by three home runs, including two from George Springer and one from Carlos Correa. Springer’s second shot came in a 6-run 8th inning for Houston. Read More
 
Dodgers Close Braves in 4
Los Angeles beat Atlanta 6-2 behind Manny Machado’s 3-run blast in the 7th inning. The Dodgers advance to the NLCS and will play the Brewers on Friday. By avoiding Game 5, they saved a game for Clayton Kershaw and should have the ace fresh for Game 1 or 2 of the NLCS. Read More
 
Holt Cycles as Red Sox Smash Yankees in Game 3
Boston put the hurt on New York in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead, beating the Yankees 16-1 in Yankee Stadium. It was the worst postseason loss in Yankees history, but the big story was Brock Holt who went 4-for-6 with a single, double, triple, and a home run in the 9th inning. Holt became the first player in MLB history to hit for the cycle in the playoffs. Read More
 
Game 4 is tonight in New York at 8:00 pm ET on TBS

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