Yankees make dubious history with latest ALCS loss to Astros
The New York Yankees ran into MLB Postseason He ended in a landslide defeat to the Houston Astros on Sunday evening 6-5.
The Astros got big hits from Yordan Alvarez, Alex Bregman, and Jeremy Pena at key moments. The team also benefited from a defensive blunder by Jaliber Torres in the seventh game that allowed the green light to be mobilized.
As the Astros move into their fourth World Series appearance in six years, the Yankees are once again ending a season without a ring or even an appearance. The team hasn’t reached the World Championships since 2009 – the last time New York won the title.
Since 2009, the Yankees have won five MLS series and lost all of them. New York is the first team to lose five consecutive games in the ALCS, according to ESPN stats and information.
In the same period, the Yankees won four division titles and had 100 wins twice. This season, Aaron Judge set the MLS record with 62 home runs in a single season.
The judge said after the match, “I can sit here and make excuses about if the ball fell that way, if the ball fell that way, or a floor was made here and there. But what it comes down to is that they played better than us.” .
The Yankees were 2-5 during the regular season against the Astros. Houston and the Seattle Mariners were the only two MLS teams the Yankees were under .500 against.
Houston will play now Philadelphia Phyllis in the world championship.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.