MLB: A Retrospective Of October 2019, ALDS B

(originally written October 2019)

NLWC: MIL/WAS  ALWC: TB/OAK  NLDS: STL/ATL  NLDS: WAS/LAD  ALDS: MIN/NYY  ALDS: TB/HOU  NLCS: WAS/STL  ALCS: NYY/HOU  WS: WAS/HOU

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American League Division Series
American League Division Series

Baseball Postseason Step One: Settle the Wild Card Games. Step Two: kick off the best-of-five Division Series. Here, we'll review the ALDS between the Rays and Astros.

1. Verlander Dazzles, Game 1
1. Verlander Dazzles, Game 1

Seven innings, one hit allowed read the line for Houston ace Justin Verlander in Game 1. Did you expect anything less? Jose Altuve backed him with a 5th-inning homer as the Astros rolled 6-2.

6. Glasnow Rocked, Game 5
6. Glasnow Rocked, Game 5

The first four Astros reached to open Game 5 in Houston, and all four scored vs. Rays SP Tyler Glasnow (pictured). With Cole going eight sharp innings, and back-to-back HR by teammates Michael Brantley and Altuve late, Tampa never really threatened in the 6-1 loss.

American League Division Series
American League Division Series

Baseball Postseason Step One: Settle the Wild Card Games. Step Two: kick off the best-of-five Division Series. Here, we'll review the ALDS between the Rays and Astros.

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