The Houston Astros took Game 1 of the ALDS in dramatic fashion thanks to a monster walk-off shot from All-Star slugger Yordan Alvarez.
With two men and two outsiders in the bottom of the ninth, Alvarez took the Robby Ray pitch yard, launching it deep into the Texas night.
The MLB world reacted to the thrilling finale on social media on Tuesday.
“Yordan Rules,” tweeted MLB’s official handle.
“Yordan Alvarez Walks-Off HR to Win ALDS Game 1!!” Sports Center said in all-caps.
“Yordan Alvarez records second walk-off HR in post-season history by a team,” sharing ESPN stats & info. “The second was Kirk Gibson’s walk-off HR from Dennis Eckersley in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series.”
“Mattress McYordan’s walk-off went wild on HR,” tweeted BR Betting. “$75 million and one step closer to sports betting history.”
“Air Yordan,” said “MLB Gambling Podcast.” “Yordan Alvarez and the Houston Astros Complete the Return of the Comeback Kids!”
Postseason baseball at its best.