Welcome to the Friday Crawfish Boil! Are you a Houston Astros fan or just a baseball enthusiast? We’ve got some exciting news to share with you from today’s game against the Atlanta Braves, which you won’t want to miss.
Astros starting pitcher Jose Urquidy took to the mound for the second time this spring and had an impressive performance against the Braves, pitching three scoreless innings and recording four strikeouts. But it wasn’t just Urquidy who shone on the field–outfielder Chas McCormick stole the show with a powerful two-run homer in the fourth inning, leading the Astros to a 5-4 victory.
Third baseman Alex Bregman also made his mark on the game, going 2-3 with a double and a run scored, while first baseman Yuli Gurriel delivered an RBI with his 2-3 performance at the plate. Meanwhile, Braves’ outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, making it a competitive game between the two teams.
In addition to today’s game, we have some interesting stories to share from the world of baseball. Have you been following Houston Astros prospect Justin Dirden’s impressive run at Spring Training? Or do you want to know why Yuli Gurriel has yet to be signed? If so, be sure to check out the articles linked in our research above.
Overall, today’s game was a perfect opportunity for the Astros and the Braves to continue honing their skills before the regular season begins. With standout performances from both teams, we can only imagine how exciting the upcoming season will be. Thanks for joining us at the Friday Crawfish Boil–see you at the next game!