HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Washington Nationals took a commanding 2-0 lead in the 2019 World Series as Maui’s Kurt Suzuki hit his first post-season home run.
The game was tied at two at the top of the seventh inning, until Suzuki launched a solo homer to deep left field, that sparked a six run seventh inning for the Washington Nationals.
The 36 year old catcher entered Game 2 of the World Series with just one hit in his previous 23 postseason at-bats.
In addition to his go-ahead homer, Suzuki also singled in the game as the Nationals hot hitting propelled the team to a 2-3 win on the road in Houston.
Game three of the World Series is set for Friday at 2:00 p.m. HST.