Rafael Furcal Homers in 11th to Tie Series

After getting shelling in yesterday’s game 1, it was looking like the Braves were going to lose a close one today. Instead, Rafael Furcal’s two run homer in the 11th inning won it for the Braves, 4-2 over the Houston Astros, sending the series back to Houston.

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  1. Mark says:

    Maybe his teammates will buy him a few beers to celebrate. heh.

  2. doug says:

    He should be in jail, and the Astro’s should be 2-0