LOS ANGELES — Earlier in the World Series, Houston Astros center fielder George Springer talked about not letting the magnitude of playing in it become overwhelming.
“You can’t worry about the result of each at-bat,” he said. “You just have to stay in the moment.”
In the biggest game of the season, the biggest game in Astros history and certainly the biggest game of his life, Springer remained in the moment.
He tied the World Series record with his fifth home run, crushing a 3-2 fastball from Dodgers starter Yu Darvish way out to left-center field in the second inning at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night’s Game 7 to give the Astros a 5-0 lead and knocking Darvish from the game.
Springer matched Reggie Jackson (1977) and Chase Utley (2009) for the record of five home runs in one World Series, although both of them did it in six-game Series. Springer, who doubled and scored in the first inning, also has 29 total bases in the World Series,
Article source: http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/21256901/george-springer-houston-astros-tied-record-most-home-runs-hit-world-series
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