Astros sweep Indians to advance to second straight ALCS

Posted at 8:17 PM, Oct 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-08 20:17:48-04

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The road to a repeat continues for the Houston Astros. The reigning world champions defeated the Cleveland Indians 11-3 to finish off a 3-0 series sweep in the American League divisional-round.

Houston Astros. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

George Springer, the 2017 World Series MVP, hit two home runs to continue Houston’s home run streak. Extending back to last postseason, the Astros have hit a home run in 12 straight postseason games.

Houston will await the winner of the Red Sox-Yankees series in the ALCS.