A MLB player hits three consecutive home runs in one contest.
After hitting three home runs in his first three at-bats, Yordan Alvarez helped the Houston Astros secure their sixth consecutive postseason berth.
While Justin Verlander helped the team defeat the Oakland Athletics 5-0 on Friday night by pitching five innings without allowing a hit.
According to ESPN, Alvarez blasted three 430-foot home runs, becoming the first player to accomplish so since Nelson Cruz in 2019.
Alvarez is currently tied for second in the AL with a career-high 36 home runs.
He also scored one-run goals in the first, third, and fifth innings off Adrián Martnez.
While the Athletics have a 52-93 overall record, the Astros have a 95-50 overall record and are 49-22 at home.
At 7:10 p.m. on Saturday, the two teams will square off for the 18th time this season.