Adolis Garca hit an opposite-field homer within the eleventh inning, after Corey Seager‘s tying two-run shot within the ninth, and the Texas Rangers opened this shock World Sequence of wild-card groups with a 6-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday evening.
The Cuban slugger often called El Bombi hit a 3-1 pitch from Miguel Castro into the right-field seats past the glove of a leaping Corbin Carroll.
It was Garca’s second RBI of the sport, setting a document for many in a single postseason with twenty second.
Garca has homered in 5 consecutive video games, tied for the second-longest streak in postseason historical past, and he delivered the primary walk-off homer in a World Sequence recreation since Max Muncy related main off the 18th inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2018 towards Boston and Nathan Eovaldi, who began for the Rangers on this one.
Sport 2 is Saturday evening in Texas
Texas grew to become the primary staff to win a World Sequence recreation when trailing by a number of runs within the ninth inning because the Kansas Metropolis Royals of their title-clinching Sport 5 over the New York Mets in 2015.
Seager tied the sport within the ninth when he drove nearer Paul Sewald‘s 94 mph fastball 419 ft deep into the right-field seats for a two-run shot.
Sport 2 is Saturday evening in Texas.