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Back with Astros, Gonzalez makes loud impact with soft hit

KION 2020

AP Baseball Writer

ATLANTA (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez broke a fifth-inning tie with a two-run single that landed just 235 feet away in left field, leading the Houston Astros’ come back from a four-run deficit in a 9-5 win over the Atlanta Braves. With Houston down 3-2, the Series resumes at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday night. Gonzalez hit a tying home run an 0-2 pitch from All-Star closer Kenley Jansen leading off the ninth in Game 2 four years ago. Houston won in 11 innings and went on to win in seven games for its first title.

Associated Press

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