HOLLY SEYMOUR

An off-the-wall look at all the NFL games from Week 6

Tom Brady won? Someone slept threw it. Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images

It’s Week 6. My team came through, did yours?

Eagles vs NYG

I’ve always said I love Eli when he plays the Eagles because he feeds the green team more than his own. Pick city! No one will bring your team their swagger back like the NYGs.

Falcons vs Bucs

Look at Winston out there scoring for everyone but his own team! Winston can eat a ... never mind. It’s time someone exits the NFL.

Seahawks vs Raiders

No one cared to watch this game besides the London folks. And by the looks of the final score, it’s obvious Gruden was only there to sight see and get his passport stamped.

Texans vs Bills

Where’s bills mafia? Let’s just throw a dildo on the field and call it a day. Watson’s struggles hurt my eyes. Speaking of eyes, Watson needs a check up. Is he on Houston’s roster or Buffalo's? Gross.

Steelers vs Bengals

Big Ben has a better chance of nailing another case than nailing one of his receivers. A win is a win but this was pathetic.

Dolphins vs Bears

Wow. Was I wrong on this game or was I wrong? Watson’s blind, Winston is a walking garbage can.. and Brock is... on fire??? LOL Chicago your D looked like garbage. Enjoys the slums this week.

Jags vs Cowboys

So for the second week in a row the Jags decide to sleep on the defensive end of the ball. PSA: You can’t play offense so the D is where you penetrate. Yuck. You disgust me. Worst part? You let poor Dallas fans think their team is actually decent. Way to go frauds.

Ravens vs Titans

Finally. A team I can trust. Hold on, let me re read that line. Yes, the Baltimore Ravens earned My trust. #HollyHallPass Congrats Ravens!

Chiefs vs Patriots 

I fell asleep drunk. Damn the Cowgirls. @ me.

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Yordan Alvarez provided the offense to back up more stellar pitching by the Astros as they took ALCS game 6 to advance to the 2021 World Series. Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

After splitting the first two games of this series in Houston then falling behind in the series 2-1 by dropping the first of three games in Boston, the Astros took over the ALCS in Games 4 and 5, sending them back to their home crowd with a chance to finish things off in Game 6 at Minute Maid Park. After another stellar performance by their pitching staff and more timely hitting, they would accomplish that mission, winning the series and moving on to the 2021 World Series.

Final Score: Astros 5, Red Sox 0

ALCS Series (Best of Seven): Houston wins 4-2

Winning Pitcher: Luis Garcia

Losing Pitcher: Nathan Eovaldi

Houston strikes first to start tightly-contested Game 6

After a scoreless top of the first inning by Boston's offense, the Astros capitalized on a chance to be first to score in the bottom of the frame. Alex Bregman started the two-out rally, reaching base on a single against Nathan Eovaldi for the first hit of the night. Yordan Alvarez followed, delivering his sixth RBI of the series with a double to put Houston on top 1-0.

That did not spark further immediate scoring, as the one-run score held while both starting pitchers provided solid outings for their team. For Eovaldi, he was able to limit Houston to just that single run through four frames. He returned in the bottom of the fifth, facing two batters, allowing a single, and getting a strikeout to end his night.

Garcia impresses in big start

For the home team, they were recipients of another expectation-exceeding performance from one of their young arms. Only anticipated to go a handful of innings, Luis Garcia worked efficiently and effectively against Boston, keeping them scoreless and hitless through five innings. He continued in the sixth, getting two more outs before allowing a two-out triple, ending his night as Phil Maton would enter to strand the tying run. Garcia's final line: 5.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K, 76 P.

With both teams dipping into their bullpens, the Astros took advantage of Boston's as Yordan Alvarez's dominance went on display once again. He led the inning off with a triple, then scored on a double-play ball to extend Houston's lead to 2-0. Kendall Graveman took over on the mound in the top of the seventh and worked himself into a big moment. He gave up a one-out walk, followed by a single, which put runners on the corners for Boston. He continued to struggle with the zone, falling behind the next batter 3-1, but was able to battle back to get the strikeout paired with a terrific throw by Martin Maldonado to cut down the runner from first trying to steal second, ending the inning and maintaining the two-run advantage.

Astros headed to the World Series

Ryne Stake was Houston's next reliever, and he put Houston three outs away by getting a 1-2-3 eighth. With Ryan Pressly warming, he watched and hoped that his offense could give him some more insurance to work with when he went to the mound in the top of the ninth. His wish would be granted, as after getting two on base, Kyle Tucker would put a major exclamation point on the night's offense, hitting a three-run opposite-field homer to the Crawford Boxes to push the lead to 5-0.

Pressly, now with the five-run lead, came on to try and start the celebration by getting the final three outs. Against the tougher part of Boston's order, he would get a 1-2-3 inning, giving the Astros the American League pennant, which along with those won in 2017 and 2019, puts them back in the World Series for the third time in five years.

Up Next: The Astros will have three days off before The Fall Classic kicks off. While Game 1 will be on Tuesday, October 26th, nothing else has yet been determined as Houston awaits to see which of the Dodgers and Braves will advance out of the NL, which will also dictate if the Astros will host or travel to World Series Game 1.

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