Seemed impossible for the World Series to top itself after Game 2, and yet here we are, with more dingers aplenty in the fifth contest.
The Dodgers had separate leads of four, three, and one at different points of this game, and lost ’em all. Then the tables turned, as the Astros entered the top of the ninth up three, but the Dodgers responded with the requisite tally, including a two-run homer by Yasiel Puig and a two-out, two-strike Chris Taylor single. to keep the game alive. The game finally ended with an Alex Bregman walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th to give the Astros a 13-12 win and a 3-2 series lead.
As soon as the Bregman walk-off hit was struck, Carlos Correa had a reaction that most Astros fans likely replicated in their homes.
This is the type of reaction that fans love to see. Correa has such great joy playing the game and that clearly shows with this.
What makes it even better is that Correa says he doesn’t even remember reacting this way.
It seems as if Correa blacked out in that moment. And you can’t really blame him.
It was a wild ending to another wild game.
Expect more of the same in Games 6 (and possibly 7) from the man who blacked out last night’s wild finish.