Los Fresnos News

Slam For The Win

Astros defeat Red Hot Orioles off a Strong 9th

By Ruben Rodriguez

As we dwell deeper into August, teams continue to try and pick up speed in their Divisional Standings. Two teams who are fighting in their Divisions met as the Baltimore Orioles and Houston Astros faced off at Camden Yards.

Baltimore would score five runs within the first two innings before the Astros were able to score two runs in the top of the third inning.

The O’s would score one more in the fourth before both teams became scoreless until the eight inning when the Astros scored a run to make it a 6-3 Ball game.

The Astros would suddenly get hot as multiple hitters got on. Bases were finally loaded before Kyle Tucker cleaned house with a Grand slam to make it a 7-6 game as Houston would hd on to win 7-6.

The Astros improve to 65-49 and sit three games behind the first place Texas Rangers. Despite the loss, Baltimore still holds the best record in the American League at 70-43.

The Orioles and Astros will continue their series.