Astros Rookie Has Series To Remember

The rookie took home the ALCS MVP. 

Houston Astros rookie Jeremy Pena was named the Most Valuable Player of the American League Championship Series after the Astros completed their four-game sweep on Sunday night. 

The twenty-five-year-old rookie shortstop continued his breakout season into October and delivered a game-tying three-run home run off of New York Yankees pitcher Nestor Cortes in the third inning on Sunday to get the Astros right back into the ballgame. 

Pena finished the series hitting an impressive .353 batting average with two home runs, four RBIs and two doubles. 

The Astros now turn their attention to securing their second World Series title as they take on the Philadelphia Phillies when the series begins on Friday night in Houston. 

Pena slashed .253/.289/.426, with 22 home runs, 63 RBIs, 11 stolen bases and 72 runs scored over 136 games played in his first major league regular season. 

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