World Series: Bregman, Chirinos help Astros gain 2-2 tie vs. Nationals

Robinson Chirinos and Alex Bregman powered the Houston Astros to a victory in opposition to the Washington Nationals in Game 4 of the 2019 World Series, tying the gathering at 2-2.

Chirinos cleared the outfield fence throughout the fourth physique of the 8-1 triumph Saturday at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Bregman mashed a grand slam throughout the seventh inning to current Houston a 7-run edge.

“I was just trying to hit the ball in the air and drive in the run and ended up driving in four,” Bregman instructed Fox Sports. “What a great team wins. We did a great job today of coming out and applying pressure.”

Astros starter Jose Urquidi dominated on the hill, allowing merely two hits and heaving 4 strikeouts in 5 scoreless innings. Nationals starter Patrick Corbin allowed seven hits and 4 runs in six innings.

Bregman and Yuli Gurriel each hit RBI singles throughout the first physique, giving the Astros a 2-0 profit. Chirinos elevated the lead to 4-0 with a 2-run homer off Corbin throughout the excessive of the fourth inning. Carlos Correa walked to steer off the inning for Houston. Chirinos stepped up as a result of the second batter of the physique. He took a ball from Corbin sooner than smashing a 1-0 changeup over the left self-discipline fence for a 403-foot moonshot.

Nationals well-known individual Juan Soto grounded out throughout the bottom of the sixth inning, nevertheless plated Washington’s solely run in the middle of the sequence. Bregman put the Nationals away alongside along with his massive blow throughout the excessive of the next inning. The Astros third baseman took a known as a strike on the first offering of his alternate with Nationals support pitcher Fernando Rodney. He then smacked an 0-1 fastball to left self-discipline for a 391-foot grand slam.

Bregman went 3 for 5 with 5 RBIs and a run scored throughout the win. Chirinos went 2 for 5 with two RBIs and a run scored. The first pitch for Game 5 of the 2019 World Series is prepared for 8:07 p.m. EDT Sunday at Nationals Park.

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