The Los Angeles Dodgers won Game 4 of the Major League Baseball (MLB) Overseas Playoff Final over the Houston Astros 6-2 to make the World Series 2-2.
Before this game in Houston, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced the punishment for Cuban home player Yuli Gurriel for racist behavior towards opponent Yu Darvish.
In the 113th final of the World Series, for the first time since 1970, clubs have won more than a hundred games in the regular season – Dodgers 104 respectively. Astros 101. The six-time champion Dodgers can win their first title in 29 years, Houston has yet to one win in the club’s 55-year MLB history. It is played for four winning matches.
Gurriel misses the first five games of the new season for insulting Japanese-Iranian pitcher Darvish. He will also pay a $320,000 fine from his $12 million salary for 2018, which will go to charity. He is also taught good behavior during the off-season.
Gurriel was convicted on video for insulting an opponent during Game 3 with a racist gesture that involved using his fingers to open his eyes and calling him “Chinito,” the Spanish word for a Chinese boy. The Cuban later realized his mistake and apologized personally to Darvish. Gurriel will have unlimited play in this year’s World Series.
Game 4 of the 2017 MLB World Series:
Houston Astros – Los Angeles Dodgers 2:6
/series status: 2:2/
1st match: Los Angeles Dodgers – Houston Astros 3:1
2nd match: Los Angeles Dodgers – Houston Astros 6:7
3rd match: Houston Astros – Los Angeles Dodgers 5:3