Houston Astros rookie Carlos Correa clarified Saturday that his team is more than just a savage against the Yankees in what is quickly becoming a heated rivalry.
Correa showed no fear when facing the Yankees during the American League Championship Series. , The Yankees came on a "savages" ride after Aaron Boone imposed an empire and gave his team a nickname earlier in the season.
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Correa was among the Astros 'spiders who shattered the Yankees' hopes and dreams.
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Although only 4-for-22 against the Yankees, he broke through when he counted. He delivered a home win against New York in Game 2. It was one of two homes he hit during the series.
Houston defeats New York, 6-4, in Game 6 of the ALCS on Saturday. Jose Altue delivered a home run from Aroldis Chapman in the bottom of the ninth inning.
The Yankees ignited the drama when D.J. LeMahieu hit a tying home run in the top half of the inning. But it seems fateful for Houston to move on to another World Series, where they will face the Washington Nationals starting Tuesday.
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Houston has eliminated New York at ALCS in the last two years.