The Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians looked like two teams that didn't want to win a game on Wednesday. For six innings, neither team could push a run across. The Astros were looking to end the game on travel day, Houston was heading to Boston for a game on Thursday.
Marwin Gonzalez ended all of that with a two-run home run in the 16ht inning to help the Astros win 5-3.
Gonzalez, 27, stepped into the box with Carlos Correa on base and one out. Gonzalez faced Cody Anderson, who had already pushed out the Indians rotation and had already pitched 3 1/3 innings in extra innings.
Gonzalez greeted a 94 MPH fastball with a swift swing that belted the ball over the right field fence. It was Gonzalez's second straight multiple-run home run in a row after hitting 25 straight solo home runs.
Gonzalez home runs marks the Astros' first walk-off home run of the season.