Here are the live updates of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros. Houston won last night 4-2 to take a 1-0 series lead.
Top of the First:
7:41 PM ET–Bader grounds out to third base.
7:42 PM ET–Judge flies out to center field.
7:44 PM ET–Stanton grounds out.
Bottom of the First:
7:48 PM ET–Altuve grounds out to shortstop.
7:50 PM ET–Pena strikes out.
7:51 PM ET–Severino strikes out Alvarez.
Top of the Second:
7:55 PM ET–Yankees completely changing their lineup compared to last night.
7:58 PM ET–Rizzo grounds out to first base.
8:02 PM ET–Torres flies out to deep right.
8:04 PM ET–Donaldson doubles.
8:07 PM ET–Valdez strikes out Higashioka.
Bottom of the Second:
8:10 PM ET–Bregman flies out.
8:12 PM ET–Tucker walks.
8:17 PM ET–Gurriel hard base hit to left field.
8:20 PM ET–Diaz strikes out.
8:22 PM ET–Severino forces McCormick to pop up.
Top of the Third:
8:27 PM ET–Perez flies out.
8:28 PM ET–Cabrera grounds out.
8:30 PM ET–Bader strikes out.
Bottom of the Third:
8:34 PM ET–Maldonado hit by a pitch in the arm.
8:37 PM ET–Severino strikes out Altuve.
8:38 PM ET–Pena base hit to center. Astros rookie now batting .364 in the postseason (eight hits in 22 at bats).
8:40 PM ET–Alvarez hits into fielder’s choice. Advances Maldonado to third.
8:43 PM ET–Bregman three-run home run scores Alvarez and Maldonado. 3-0 Astros
8:44 PM ET–Tucker flies out.
Top of the Fourth:
8:48 PM ET–Judge base hit.
8:49 PM ET–Stanton grounds out back to Valdez. Throwing error by Valdez. Stanton to second and Judge to third.
8:51 PM–Rizzo grounds out and scores Judge. Stanton moves to third. 3-1 Astros.
8:53 PM ET–Torres infield hit scores Stanton. 3-2 Astros.
8:56 PM ET–Donaldson strikes out.
8:58 PM ET–Higashioka strikes out. Astros getting more production at the catcher position than the Yankees.
Bottom of the Fourth:
9:01 PM ET–Gurriel grounds out.
9:02 PM ET–Diaz pops up.
9:04 PM–Severino eight pitch inning after striking out McCormick.
Top of the Fifth:
9:09 PM ET–Peraza strikes out.
9:10 PM ET–Cabrera grounds out.
9:12 PM ET–Bader single to right field.
9:15 PM ET–Judge flies out to left field.
Bottom of the Fifth:
9:19 PM ET–Maldonado base hit.
9:21 PM ET–Altuve pops up to shortstop.
9:25 PM ET–Pena flies out to center.
9:27 PM ET–Alvarez strikes out.
Top of the Sixth:
9:31 PM ET–Stanton grounds out.
9:33 PM ET–Rizzo strikes out. Astros pitchers have 23 strikeouts so far in the series.
9:35 PM ET–Torres hits into a unique 5-6-3.
Bottom of the Sixth:
9:38 PM ET–Bregman pops up to shortstop.
9:39 PM ET–Tucker base hit to rightfield.
9:42 PM ET–Loaisiga in for Serevino to pitch for the Yankees.
9:45 PM ET–Gurriel base hit single to left field and advances Tucker to second base.
9:46 PM ET–Diaz hits into an around the horn double play.
Top of the Seventh:
9:52 PM ET–Donaldson strikes out.
9:55 PM ET–Higashioka strikes out.
9:55 PM ET–Valdez now at 100 pitches.
9:56 PM ET–Peraza strikes out.
Bottom of the Seventh:
10:03 PM ET–McCormick grounds out.
10:07 PM ET–Maldonado gets on base again. This time a walk.
10:08 PM ET–Altuve hits into a double play to end the inning. Great defensive play by Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres, who made the throw to second base sitting down.
Top of the Eighth:
10:12 PM ET–Bryan Abreu comes into pitch for Astros.
10:14 PM ET–Cabrera flies out to center field.
10:17 PM ET–Abreu hits Bader.
10:18 PM ET–Judge flies out to deep right field. Bader advances to second.
10:22 PM ET–Stanton strikes out.
Bottom of the Eighth Inning:
10:26 PM ET–Pena grounds out to third base. Peralta pitching for the Yankees to begin the eighth.
10:30 PM ET–Alvarez base hit.
10:32 PM ET–Yankees challenge pickoff attempt on Alvarez at first base. Initially, Alvarez was called safe.
10:34 PM ET–Alvarez out at first. Yankees win challenge.
10:35 PM ET–Bregman base hit.
10:38 PM ET–Tucker pops up…Rizzo and Higashioka collide near first base line but Higashioka makes the catch.
Top of the Ninth:
10:43 PM ET–Pressly in to pitch for Houston.
10:47 PM ET–Rizzo strikes out.
10:50 PM ET–Pressly strikes out Torres.
10:53 PM ET–Donaldson walks.
10:54 PM ET–Locastro pinch running for Donaldson.
10:56 PM ET–Pressly strikes out Carpenter and Houston wins game two 3-2. Game three on Saturday. The Astros heroes in game two were Alex Bregman (three-run home run) and quality start for Framber Valdez.