While the National League is off, the American League playoffs resumed on Thursday.

The Houston Astros rallied from an early deficit to pull away Seattle Mariners 4-2, giving the defending AL champs a 2-0 lead in their division series.

Game 2 between Cleveland Guardians and New York Yankees was postponed due to bad weather and will take place on Friday at 1:07 PM ET.

Here are the best plays from Thursday’s action.

Houston Astros 4, Seattle Mariners 2 (HOU leads 2-0)

Hot start

Kyle Tucker blasted a home run to right field off the Mariners starting pitcher. Luis Castillo in the bottom of the second inning, giving the Astros a 1-0 lead.

An innings-ending gem

After J. P. Crawford doubled off the left field wall, second baseman Jose Altuve made a leaping throw from the left side of the infield to first base for the final out of the inning, keeping Seattle out of the outfield.

Dramatic score of sailors

Seattle had runners on second and third with one out in the top of the fourth Carlos Santana hit a grounder, prompting a wild pitch from the starting pitcher Framber Valdez put the Mariners on the board.

However, Santana ended up between first and second and was tagged in the summary for the second out.

Two RBI outs

Dylan Moore helped make up for the Mariners’ baserunning error by hitting an RBI single to right-center field. Just like that, Seattle took a 2-1 lead.

Don’t rush Alvarez

Seattle left the bases loaded in the top of the sixth and paid for it in the bottom half of the inning.

After Jeremy Pena blooped one middle man from second base Adam Fraser and a center fielder Julio RodriguezAlvarez hit a two-run home run to left to put the Astros up 3-2.

Not the way Seattle made it up

The Mariners decided to intentionally walk Alvarez, but their plan backfired Alex Bregman‘s one to the right margin is entered Jeremy Peña in any case.

So Houston extended its lead, 4-2, in the bottom of the eighth inning.

Sailors are drowning

Julio Rodriguez twice double hbrought e tying run to the plate but Ryan Presley deleted Ty France to end it, giving the Astros a 2-0 lead in the series. Game 3 is Saturday in Seattle.

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