Some are calling Game 5 of the 2017 World Series the greatest ever. You’d be hard pressed to find any arguments to that and Alex Bregman ended it in dramatic fashion, or the only possible way this game could have ended.
After getting two outs in the bottom of the 10th, Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen proved human when he hit Brian McCann and walked George Springer. Up to the plate came Bregman, who has come up big for the Houston Astros time and time again in the postseason. He had maybe the biggest hit in Astros history to date, and Carlos Correa knew it would happen.
Bregman said he was in the on-deck circle and looked back at Correa who told him “this is your time”…
— Julia Morales (@JuliaMorales) October 30, 2017
Many thought Game 2 of this series was epic, thrilling and one of the best ever. It doesn’t hold a candle to the slugfest from downtown Houston in Game 5. 25 runs, seven home runs, and three different comebacks from at least three runs down combined is about as dramatic as it gets in baseball.
The only bad part about this series is it will have to end at some point.