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Battery Power: Astros answer Duvall’s slam, Freeman’s homer to push World Series back to Houston

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Braves fell 9-5 in Game 5, with series going back to Minute Maid Park for Tuesday’s Game 6

World Series - Atlanta Braves v Houston Astros - Game Five
The Braves have a 3-2 lead in a World Series for the fifth time in franchise history. The last of which was in 1995, when they beat the Indians in six games.
The Braves have a 3-2 lead in a World Series for the fifth time in franchise history. The last of which was in 1995, when they beat the Indians in six games.Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The celebration will have to wait.

Despite a first-inning grand slam from Adam Duvall and a go-ahead home run from Freddie Freeman in the third, the Braves fell 9-5 to the Astros in Sunday’s Game 5 of the World Series, sending the series back to Houston.

Grant McAuley and Cory McCartney break down the Braves’ loss, including a key fifth-inning moment as Houston took the lead, sending Tucker Davidson out for the third inning, and what lies ahead in Tuesday’s Game 6 with Max Fried on the mound.

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