The Houston Astros have tied the World Series at 1-1 after beating the Atlanta Braves 7-2 on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.

Astros starting pitcher Jose Urquidy struck out seven batters over five innings, allowing two runs, and Houston’s Jose Siri, Martin Maldonado and Michael Brantley all earned RBI singles in a 4-run second inning to help give the Astros a 5-1 lead.

The Astros bullpen then took over for the final 12 outs. Atlanta managed just two walks and no hits in the final three innings but wasn’t able to advance any runners past first.

Game 3 will against the Astros will be hosted by Atlanta at Truist Park on Friday at 8:09 p.m. ET.

Editorial credit: Keeton Gale /

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