Jose Altuve hit a triple homer, scored four times, and stole a base as the Houston Astros defeated the Chicago White Sox 10-1 to advance to the AL Championship Series for a fifth straight season. Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman each scored a two-run double as the Astros recovered from their 6-6 loss on Sunday night. Michael Brantley had three hits and two RBIs for Houston, which will begin the ALCS on Friday against the guest Boston Red Sox.
The Atlanta Braves won their NL Division Series by beating Milwaukee 5-4 on Freddie Freeman’s solo homer with two outs in eighth. Atlanta trailed 2-0 in the fourth game and 4-2 in the fifth before beating Milwaukee for the third straight since a loss in the series. The Braves posted two shutouts and allowed only six runs for the entire series.
The Los Angeles Dodgers stayed alive with a 7-2 win over the San Francisco Giants. Mookie Betts was 2 for 4 with three RBIs, including a two-time homer that put the Dodgers ahead, 4-0 in the fourth inning. Will Smith topped the scoring with a double bang in run eight.