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Correa, Alvarez help Astros take 2-0 lead over Sox in ALDS

Houston Astros' Alex Bregman (2) and Jose Altuve (27) celebrate as they score on teammate Yuli...
Houston Astros' Alex Bregman (2) and Jose Altuve (27) celebrate as they score on teammate Yuli Gurriel's single during the fifth inning in Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Chicago White Sox,Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)(Eric Christian Smith | AP)
Published: Oct. 9, 2021 at 12:23 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 9, 2021 at 12:29 AM EDT
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HOUSTON (AP) - Carlos Correa hit a two-run double during Houston’s five-run seventh inning, and the Astros beat the Chicago White Sox 9-4 for a 2-0 lead in their AL Division Series.

Kyle Tucker homered and drove in three runs as the Astros moved within one win of their fifth straight appearance in the AL Championship Series.

Alex Bregman had two hits and scored twice, and Jose Altuve made a couple of big plays.

Game 3 of the best-of-five series is Sunday night in Chicago.

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