Astros Win on One of the Weirdest Walk-Offs in Baseball History

12 Juillet, 2018, 07:39 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • Alex Bregman Jonathan Lucroy

Tucker sprinted home with the game-winning run to complete the wild finish to the game.

This isn't the first time that Bregman has been involved in a mind-boggling walk-off play this season. Bregman hit a home run to start the game in the bottom of the first, and then homered again to left field in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Houston a 4-0 lead.

Talk about a rough way to lose - especially after the A's put up up four runs in the ninth to send the game to extra innings. Instead, Bregman took a big swing on the ball, and just barely made contact, sending a dribbler no more than six feet from home plate.

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Lucroy lunged with the ball at Bregman, but Bregman leapt backwards to evade him. The A's catcher then fumbled the ball, allowing Bregman to sneak by and jog towards first. The ball spun into fair territory, and catcher Jonathan Lucroy made a move to grab it and tag Bregman out. Kyle Tucker made his way home from second base to give the Astros the improbable win.

Bregman is the king of the weird walk off.

His weird walk-off on Tuesday wasn't even his first like it. Bregman hit a similar pop-up walk-off in April, though that ball got a little bit more air time. He was named to the AL All-Star team Sunday.

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