SAN DIEGO - The Houston Astros dodged elimination on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Game 4, which was a must-win for the Astros to remain in the playoffs, saw the Astros win by a final score of 4-3.
The Astros scoring started when Jose Altuve knocked a one-run homer in the bottom of the first inning at Petco Park in San Diego.
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Then in the third inning, Altuve doubled on a fly ball into right field scoring Martin Maldonado.
In the bottom of the fifth inning, George Springer knocked a two-run homer to left field.
The Rays now lead the series 3-1.
Game 5 will take place on Thursday afternoon at 3:07 p.m. Central time.
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