ALCS Game Two, 2020

Astros vs Rays, 1:07 PDT, TV: TBS

RHP Lance McCullers goes for the Astros and RHP Charlie Morton, former Astro, pitches for the Rays. McCullers started Game One of the ALDS and was pushed around by the As, giving up five runs including three home runs in four innings. Despite that, the Astros won the game. Morton started Game Three of the ALDS against the Yankees and went five innings, giving up two runs on four hits and getting the win.

Here’s Castillo’s five-out save of Game One:

This day in baseball history includes two Dodger losses in clinching games of the World Series (1916 and 1920), Vin Scully’s first broadcast, Dave Henderson’s go-ahead HR off Donnie Moore in the ninth to keep the Angels from winning the 1986 ALCS and more.

19 thoughts on “ALCS Game Two, 2020

  1. In theory, I would like the Asterisks and Devil Rays to go a full seven games before Tampa takes it, burning out their pitching. In reality, I would like them to humiliate Houston over the next three games.

  2. Joe Morgan has passed way, joining Whitey Ford, Tom Seaver, Lou Brock and Bob Gibson as members of the Hall of Fame who have died this year. Rather shocking and upsetting.