SAN DIEGO - The Houston Astros are keeping that winning momentum going as they won another close game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday afternoon.
The game, which was another must-win for the Astros, ended by a final score of 4-3.
The Astros got the scoring started early with a solo home run by George Springer in the bottom of the first inning.
Then in the bottom of the third inning, with the score tied 1-1, Michael Brantley singles on a sharp line drive to right field scoring Josh Reddick and Martin Maldonado.
In the top of the fifth, Tampa Bay’s Randy Arozarena knocked a solo home run to right-center field.
By the top of the eighth inning, the Astros lead was gone as the Rays’ Ji-Man Choi knocked another solo home run to right-center field.
But in the bottom of the ninth, Carlos Correa knocks a solo home run.
Game 6 will take place Friday afternoon at 5:07 p.m. at PETCO Park in San Diego.
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