Following a walk-off homer the night before against the Mariners at Minute Maid Park, Yuli Gurriel played hero again on Saturday with another walk-off hit in the 10th inning. First, here was that walk-off homer the night before.
Now to the Saturday night game of this three game weekend series.
Astros: 51-32 (1st Place AL West, 4.5 Games Up on Rangers)
Mariners: 37-49 (5th Place AL West, 15.5 Games Back of Astros)
Pitching Matchup: (Season Stats Entering Play)
Astros: Justin Verlander (17 Starts, 10-3, 2.67 ERA)
Mariners: Yusei Kikuchi (17 Starts, 4-5, 5.11 ERA)
Another wild one as the Astros moved to 52-32 on the season, pushing their AL West lead to 5.5 games over the Rangers.
In The Box Score:
Winning Pitcher: Chris Devenski (2-0, 4.58 ERA) (1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 SO, 0 BB)
Losing Pitcher: Roenis Elias (2-1, 3.55 ERA) (1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 SO, 0 BB)
George Springer: 2-5, 1 RBI
Jose Altuve: 0-3, 1 RBI
Yuli Gurriel: 1-4, 1 RBI
Jake Marisnick: 1-4, 2 RBI