Jordan Alvarez’s caged batting session won the Astros World Award

HOUSTON – An hour and a half before Game Six of the World Championships Astros won the title. Striking coach Alex Cintron knew it. Companion Aledmys Díaz learned this. Most importantly, even before it hits 450 feet, a game-changing bomb Describing it as the best moment of his career, left-back Yordan Alvarez knew it.

They still have to play the game. Lefty Framber Valdez had to baffle PhyllisSerious lineup for six innings from one round, just as he did in Game Two. The hitters had to grind through 20 board backs against Phillies ace Zack Wheeler, who bred again for 98 mph and found her. They had to wait for Nick Castellanos’ fly ball to fall into right player Kyle Tucker’s glove, shy of the wall down the line, to take the 4-1 win.