Mitch Moreland

Gonzalez saves a run with big play, welcomes son soon after

Marwin Gonzalez capped his big game in the AL Championship Series opener with an even bigger moment.

Soon after throwing out a runner at the plate to help the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 2-1 on Friday night, Gonzalez dashed to the hospital to be there for the birth of his third child, a boy named Blake Jacob.

"I was happy and exhausted at the same time," Gonzalez said after Houston went up 2-0 in the best-of-seven series with another 2-1 victory Saturday. "But I was happy I was able to be there."

Astros manager A.J. Hinch said the boy was born to Gonzalez and his wife, Noel, in the early morning hours on Saturday. It's the second son...