The stroll-off domestic run Houston Astros slugger Yordan Álvarez hit to cap a wild come-from-at the back of victory in Game 1 of the American League Division Series on Tuesday

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It left the bat with all the ferocity and velocity of another postseason home run at Minute Maid Park: Albert Pujols' laser off Brad Lidge in 2005.

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And it was the first game-ending shot by a team that was trailing at the time since Joe Carter's homer that won Toronto the 1993 World Series.

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And though it won't register in the all-time annals because the Astros' 8-7 victory over the Seattle Mariners arrived so early in the postseason

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the 41,125 in attendance and those in both clubhouses -- elated on one side, stunned silent on the other -- couldn't help but marvel at Álvarez's feat.

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The Mariners, in the postseason for the first time in two decades, blew a lead similar to the one they'd overcome in their wild card-clinching win

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And after chipping away at that 7-3 deficit with a two-run home run by Alex Bregman in the eighth inning

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Houston rode Álvarez's home run to its ninth consecutive playoff-opening victory, tying a major league record.

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