Chapman's Fireworks, Rangers' Outfield Magic, and Altuve's Quirk Lead to Astros' Rollercoaster ALCS Game 1 Defeat

The Rangers are on a quest to face the Astros in the ALCS battle for the first World Series. Despite a tough September, the Astros stand firm in defending their title. Thanks to Aroldis Chapman's challenge and Altuve's costly error, the Rangers take control in Game 1.

Altuve's Costly Mistake

In a surprising loss for the Astros, Jose Altuve's baserunning blunder proved costly. It led to a double play that impacted the outcome of the ALCS Game 1.

A History of Dominance

Despite the loss, the Astros maintain their era of dominance, having reached their seventh consecutive ALCS with two World Series wins. Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman's consistency sets a unique record.

Joining Elite Company

Altuve and Bregman become part of a select group of players who have appeared in at least one game in seven consecutive LCS. They joined the ranks of Tom Glavine and John Smoltz.

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