The Astros clinched the AL’s easiest file thanks to the Fresh York Yankees’ 2-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.
Houston sealed its sixth consecutive postseason berth on Sept. 16. It received the AL West three days later with a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. It marks the fifth division title within the past six years for the franchise.
Whereas loads of the dignity within the AL this season modified into once on the Fresh York Yankees, the Astros quietly blew past them for the league’s easiest file. They took succor of the Pinstripers’ 2nd-half cave in to get there, but they personal got additionally been extraordinary with a 43-22 file which ability that of the All-Critical person atomize leading into Friday.
The Astros entered the All-Critical person weekend with a 59-32 file, 4.5 video games within the support of the Yankees for the head put. They moved into sole possession of first living on Aug. 12 and by no map appeared support.
Houston has received a minimal of 100 video games for thefourth time since 2017. It had correct one 100-purchase season in its first 54 years of existence from 1962-2016.
At some stage in this bustle of success, the Astros personal had residence-field succor twice within the playoffs (2017 and 2019). They made it to the World Series both years, a success in 2017. They additionally obtained to the Fall Traditional closing twelve months as the No. 2 seed within the AL but misplaced to the Atlanta Braves in six video games.
The Astros are the excellent team in Main League Baseball with a minimal of one playoff sequence purchase in every of the past 5 seasons. They’ll lengthen this bustle to 6 seasons by taking part in a majority of their video games within the AL Division Series from the comforts of Minute Maid Park.