The New York Yankees and Houston Astros opened a monumental series tonight at Yankee Stadium. Jose Altuve was hit by a throw from Yankees pitcher Jameson Taillon to start the game.
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The two teams have been American League rivals for quite some time. Many fans on both sides took to Twitter to discuss the matter.
A Houston Astros fan said the Yankees are losers for attacking Altuve.
One Yankees fan said he was happy to see Altuve get hit off the field after the Astros were caught cheating.
Another Yankees fan said that Altuve let it come. It’s hard to say whether the pitch was intentional or not, but the series is just getting started and is likely to be interesting.
A fan said that now the series is getting interesting.
A Yankee fan pointed out that the pitch was obviously unintentional, but he still doesn’t mind the pitch.
It was an interesting start to a series for two disliked teams.
The New York Yankees and Houston Astros begin a four-game series tonight in the Bronx