The American League and National League division series kicked off Tuesday with four outstanding games highlighted by Houston Astros‘an incredible comeback win over Seattle Mariners on the walk home ran from Jordan Alvarez.

earlier in the day Nick Castellanos had three hits and three RBIs, plus a catch in the ninth inning to help seal the victory at Philadelphia Phillies above Atlanta Braves.

In the evening New York Yankees dealt with the case against Art Cleveland Guardians the rear has a nice output from the starter Gerrit Colewhile Los Angeles Dodgers scored five runs in the first three innings and never looked back after retiring San Diego Padres.

Here are the best plays from Tuesday’s matches:

Los Angeles Dodgers 5, San Diego Padres 3

Already ahead 1-0

Trea Turner gave the Dodgers an early lead with a solo home run in the bottom of the first inning.

Trey Turner’s solo home run puts the Dodgers on top, 1-0

Trea Turner hits a solo home run to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead over the Padres.

Make two!

A double by the Dodgers catcher followed Will Smith, Max Muncy singled to center to score Smith and give Los Angeles a 2-0 lead.

The Dodgers extend their lead again

Turner and Smith combined to help the Dodgers score their third run of the evening. After Turner’s double, Smith followed with his second double of the night, scoring Turner to make it 3-0 in the third.

Dodgers knock out Clevinger

Gavin Lux himself into an RBI double in the third inning with a single down the right field line that scored Smith and gave the Dodgers a 4-0 lead, ending the Padres starter Mike Clevinger night

The Dodgers went up 5-0 later in the inning when Cody Bellinger The groundball was not served cleanly Will Myersallowing the runner to score and the bases to remain loaded.

Padres stand on the board

Myers got the Padres on the board in the top of the fifth inning with a solo shot to left field.

We have a ball game

After Jake Cronenworth highlighted on the right and Ha Sung Kim after that with double deep left center, Trent Grisham grounded out, bringing in Cronenworth to make it 5-2.

Austin Nola then hit a shallow fly to the left. Kim stepped up to play and hit the shot to cut the deficit to 5-3.

New York Yankees 4, Cleveland Guardians 1

Cleveland breaks the ice

Cleveland took an early 1-0 lead Stephen Kwan blasted a home run to right field off the Yankee starting pitcher Gerrit Cole.

Instant response

Garrison Bader gave the Yankees the lead back in the bottom of the third with a home run off the Sentinels’ starting pitcher Cal Quantrill. The homer tied the score.

Home run or not?

Josh Donaldson thought he hit a home run to right field. However, a deep ball hit the wall and bounced onto the field, allowing the Sentinels to single out a bewildered Donaldson as he jogged around the bases.

An error helped the Yankees score

Isiah Kiner-Falefa made up for Donaldson’s base-running error in the next at-bat with a single down the right field line. Guardian right fielder Oscar Gonzalez misplayed the ball, allowing it to roll toward the wall and Kiner-Falefa to advance to third.

Jose Trevino hthis sac fly later in the fifth to score Kiner-Falef and give the Yankees a 2-1 lead.

Extension of advance

Anthony Rizzo extended the Yankees’ lead when he smashed Quantrill’s cutter about 378 feet to right for a two-run homer that extended their lead to 4-1 and ended Quantrill’s day in the sixth.

The Yanks bullpen got down to business

“Guardians” were able to achieve equality in the seventh match, but Jonathan Loaisiga got Amed Rosario turn into an inning-ending double play. Josh Naylor grounded into a double play in the eighth and Clay Holmes closed it out for the Yankees in the ninth.

Houston Astros 8, Seattle Mariners 7

Sailors start fast

The first two Mariners batters reached base to start the game. In two strokes, Cal Raleigh drew first blood for Seattle with an RBI single to right field off the Astros’ starting pitcher Justin Verlander. The Mariners, however, were unable to push another run across the plate despite having runners on the corners with one out.

The J-Rod reunion moment

After the move to start the game, Julio Rodriguez hit a two-run double to right-center field in the top of the second inning that gave Seattle a 3-0 lead.

More damage

After singing in his first battle, Ty France was singled to center field in the second, driving in Rodriguez for Seattle’s fourth run.

Cut the lead in half

Down 4-0 and two outs in the bottom of the third, Alvarez provided some juice for the defending AL champions. The Astros left fielder doubled off the left field wall to drive in two runs. Houston cut the lead to 4-2.

Sailors get one back

J. P. Crawford blasted a solo home run to right in the top of the fourth to give Seattle a 5-2 lead.

More resentment

After Rodriguez reached base for the third time, France ripped an RBI double off the left field wall to make it 6-2.

That would be Verlander’s final inning. The right-hander gave up six runs, 11 base runners (10 hits, one walk) and threw 81 pitches (54 strikes) over four innings.

Houston responds

After Seattle scored two runs in the top of the fourth, Yuli Guriel led off the bottom of the inning with a solo homer to left.

Logan Gilbert going 5.1 innings

Seattle pulled their starting pitcher in the sixth inning. In what was his first MLB postseason start, Gilbert gave up three runs, seven baserunners (five hits, two walks), threw 84 innings (53 strikeouts) and struck out five.

Drive back to four

Eugenio Suarez got his second hit of the day in emphatic fashion, launching a solo home run to left in the top of the seventh. The homer put Seattle up 7-3.

The Astros are at it again

Alex Bregman the reliever took the Sailors Andres Munoz deep to left field in the bottom of the eighth. The two-run home run cut Seattle’s lead in half.

EXIT HOMURAN

Houston got two runners on base in the ninth, leading to Seattle’s run Robbie Ray to face Alvarez with two cars. Alvarez unloaded on a three-run home run to win it for the Astros.

Philadelphia Phillies 7, Atlanta Braves 6 (Game 1)

Phyllis strikes first

After a couple of singles, Nick Castellanos hit an RBI single to right field off the Braves starting pitcher Max Friedgiving the Phillies a 1-0 lead early in the first.

There is one more

One at bat after Castellanos got the Phillies on the board, Alec Bohm hit an RBI single to right to extend the lead to 2-0.

A huge game

Atlanta loaded the bases in the bottom of the first, but Philadelphia turned into a double play William Contreras get out of the jam.

BOOM

On the second field below the second, Travis d’Arnaud took the Phillies starting pitcher Ranger Suarez deep into left field. The home run cut the lead to 2-1.

Another 2-run inning

Bohm hit a sacrifice fly to center field. Next test, Jean Segurathen singled to center that scored Castellanos from second.

Phyllis Chase Freed

After two batters reached in the top of the fourth, manager Brian Snitker removed Fried from the game for the Jesse Chavez. Fried surrendered six runs (four earned), nine baserunners (eight hits, one walk) and threw 61 pitches (45 strikeouts) in 3.1 innings.

Timely strike

After Chavez retired, the first batter he faced and intentionally walked Bryce Harper, Castellanos broke through with a clutch, two-strikeout performance. The Phillies right fielder blasted a single through the left side of the infield, scoring two runs and giving the Phillies a 6-1 lead.

Pitching change for Philly

Manager Rob Thomson removed Suarez from the game in the bottom of the fourth for the favor Andrew Belati. Suarez gave up one run, eight baserunners (five hits, three hits) and struck out 86 batters (46 strikeouts) in 3.1 innings.

Another run

Edmund Sosa hit a sacrifice fly to right-center field, scoring Segura from third and knocking Chavez out of the game as Philadelphia took a 7-1 lead.

d’Arnaud does it all

The Braves catcher cut the deficit to six runs with a two-run double to left in the bottom of the fifth.

Well, that was interesting

Matt Olson hit a three-run home run to lead off center Zach Eflin in the bottom of the ninth, cutting the Phillies’ lead from six runs to one. Castellanos then singled to right and Eflin lined a bunt to secure the win for the Phillies.


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