Atlanta Braves Beat Houston Astros In First World Series 2021 Game
The Atlanta Braves secured victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday, in game one of the 2021 World Series.
Launching ahead, Braves‘ Jorge Soler became the first player to begin a World Series with a home run.
According to ESPN, Braves pitcher Charlie Morton suffered a fractured fibula during the second inning, removing him from the rest of the game.
An update from the team’s Twitter page confirms the injury and adds that Morton will, unfortunately, miss the remainder of the World Series.
RHP Charlie Morton underwent X-rays tonight that revealed a right fibula fracture. He will miss the remainder of the World Series and is expected to be ready for Spring Training in 2022.
— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) October 27, 2021
By the third inning, Astros‘ left-hander, Framber Valdez, was knocked out following a poor outing. The Astros finally scored by the fourth outing but were unable to mount a complete recovery.
Ultimately, the Braves triumphed 6-2 over the Astros, marking their first World Series win since 1996. Game 2 will continue from Minute Maid Park in Houston tonight (October 27).
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