Braves beat Astros 6-2 to win Game One of World Series

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Oct 26 (Reuters) – Atlanta scored 5 runs over the primary three innings and pitcher AJ Minter was sharp in aid of the injured Charlie Morton because the Braves took Game One of the World Series 6-2 on Tuesday.

The sport couldn’t have began any higher for the guests when leadoff hitter Jorge Soler smashed a house run over the left discipline fence for a 1-0 Braves lead.

Austin Riley pushed the lead to 2-0 when his double to deep left heart scored Eddie Rosario later within the inning.

The Astros loaded the bases within the backside of the primary however second baseman Ozzie Albies coolly fielded a sharply hit floor ball off the bat of Kyle Tucker to finish the risk.

In the second, Travis d’Arnaud scored on a fielder’s alternative and within the third Adam Duvall hit a two-run shot into the stands for a 5-0 Braves lead that silenced the followers at Minute Maid Park.

Braves ace Morton left within the third with a fractured proper fibula and is reportedly finished for the sequence however Minter didn’t let the staff down, inducing a fly ball from Yordan Alvarez to get them safely via the fifth inning with a 5-1 lead.

Both groups scored a run within the eighth earlier than Braves nearer Will Smith received Michael Brantley out on a floor ball to finish the sport.

Game Two of the best-of-seven sequence is on Wednesday in Houston.

Reporting by Rory Carroll in Los Angeles; Editing by Peter Rutherford

Oct 26, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Atlanta Braves center fielder Adam Duvall (14) and left fielder Eddie Rosario (8) and center fielder Guillermo Heredia (38) celebrate the win over the Houston Astros in game one of the 2021 World Series at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 26, 2021; Houston, TX, USA; Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson (7) scores a run past Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro (18) during the eighth inning in game one of the 2021 World Series at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 26, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson (7) slides past Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro (18) during the eighth inning during game one of the 2021 World Series at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports