Correa’s long ball equals 2019 series vs. Yankees

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Houston Astros tied up their series with the New York Yankees on Sunday night. The Astros needed 11 innings to defeat the Yankees, 3-2, at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.

The game lasted nearly five hours. There were 43,359 fans in attendance.

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa hits a double against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 2 of the American League Divisional Series
Carlos Correa hits a double against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 2 of the American League Divisional Series (Getty Images)

With the win, the Astros evened the series with the Yankees in the American League Championship Series. The series is now tied at one game apiece.

The series will continue on Tuesday in New York.

Carlos Correa hit the first pitch in the 11th inning off of pitcher J.A. Happ. It was a 394-foot long ball to right field ended the contest.

In the fifth inning, George Springer tied the game with a solo home run of his own. The 418-foot home run to left center tied the game at 2-2.

The Yankees scoring came on the bat of Aaron Judge. The slugger hit a two-run home run in the top of the fourth inning to center field.

The 423-foot long ball also scored D.J. LeMahieu.

Correa also began the scoring in the bottom of the second inning. He doubled to left field that scored Alex Bregman.

Astros pitcher Josh James received the win. He went 1/3rd of an inning and struck out one batter.

Happ, the Yankees pitcher, received the loss. He went 2/3rds of an inning and allowed the Correa home run on one hit.

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