McCullers shines on the mound and the Astros hit the White Sox first

Lance McCullers Jr. looked terrific. Yordan Álvarez responded with the wood and José Altuve slid with precision to score.

It is evident that these Astros love October.

McCullers allowed no run until the seventh inning and Houston defeated Lance Lynn and the Chicago White Sox 6-1 on Thursday night. in the first game of the American League Division Series.

Michael Brantley added two hits and a pair of produced by the Astros, monarchs of the Western Division, who showed their experience in the playoffs by starting their participation with an impressive performance.

McCullers allowed four hits in 6 2/3 innings, to make his eighth career start in the playoffs.

Houston is in the postseason for the fifth time in a row. He won the 2017 World Series and advanced to the 2020 American League Championship Series.

Chicago has spun playoff appearances for the first time in franchise history. He lost to Oakland in the first round of 2020.

The second game of a maximum of five takes place this Friday in Houston. The teams also met in the 2005 World Series, when the White Sox swept Houston, which was then part of the National League.

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