This Day In Astros History: Bregman Hits Walk-Off Homer vs. Toronto in 2018

June 27, 2018

It was some afternoon baseball on this Wednesday at Minute Maid Park as the Astros looked for a series win in the rubber match of their three game series against the Blue Jays. (Hey I was at this game!!!)

The Matchup:

Astros: 53-28 (1st Place AL West, 3.5 Games Up on Mariners)

Blue Jays: 37-42 (4th Place AL East, 16 Games Back of Yankees)

Pitching Matchup: (Season Stats Entering Play)

Astros: Dallas Keuchel (16 Starts, 4-8, 3.90 ERA)

Blue Jays: Marco Estrada (15 Starts, 4-7, 4.48 ERA)

Dallas Keuchel had a very real issue with pitching in the first inning that season and he really struggled that day as well, but settled down and the offense chipped away, getting the win on that Bregman blast. The team improved to 54-28 with the win, their AL West lead stayed at 3.5 games.

In The Box Score:

Winning Pitcher: Will Harris (3-3, 4.30 ERA) (1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 SO, 0 BB)

Losing Pitcher: Ryan Tepera (5-3, 2.97 ERA) (BS, 5) (0.1 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 0 SO, 0 BB)

The Offense:

Alex Bregman: 3-5, HR, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 2 R

Evan Gattis: 2-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 1 R

Josh Reddick: 2-4, 1 RBI

Marwin Gonzalez: 1-4, HR, 1 RBI, 1 R

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