“DB’s (defensive backs) locked on tight today and we rushed up front, and (Hogan) kept making a lot of bad passes,” Clowney said.
Even with all that said, the Texans did give the 5-0 Chiefs a run for their money.
The Astros would have a tough time with Price in the game, a former Cy Young starter, of late has been coming out of the bullpen for the Red Sox.
“He’s been here before,” Carlos Correa said about Dallas Keuchel pitching in game two. “Pressure’s not going to get him and he’s going to go out there and do what he does best.”
After trotting around the bases, the Astros short speedster rose to the top of the steps in the dugout and tipped his cap towards the fans as deafening MVP chants rained down on him.
The Astros kick off the playoffs on Thursday and Friday with back to back afternoon games.
“To be out here with these kids is wonderful,” Foreman said. “I enjoy it, they enjoy it, when they are happy I’m happy.”
The most trusted of the eight pitchers out the bullpen, Devenski would get tagged with the loss after his work in the seventh.
Peacock’s only hit was a two-run home run in the fourth inning. Starting off the inning Peacock walked Yolmer Sanchez, which was followed by a Yoan Moncada home run to put the Astros in the whole 2-1.
For those that do make it out to Minute Maid Park to enjoy a little break, the Astros are asking for you bring donations that they can in turn, give to the food bank. Anything helps, can food, non-perishable items, and even pet food for all of the aminals who are also being sheltered.