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Royals-Astros Game 4 ALDS: Did You Know?

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HOUSTON -- The Royals rallied from a four-run deficit against a shaky Astros bullpen on Monday, scoring five eighth-inning runs to stave off elimination with a 9-6 win in Game 4 and shift the American League Division Series back to Kansas City for a decisive Game 5 on Wednesday night (8 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1).

Here are some stats and facts from the game:

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HOUSTON -- The Royals rallied from a four-run deficit against a shaky Astros bullpen on Monday, scoring five eighth-inning runs to stave off elimination with a 9-6 win in Game 4 and shift the American League Division Series back to Kansas City for a decisive Game 5 on Wednesday night (8 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1).

Here are some stats and facts from the game:

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• The rally was the second time in Royals postseason history the club has overcome a four-run deficit after seven innings -- the other came in last season's AL Wild Card Game against the A's.

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• Now the series shifts to Kansas City, where the Royals may not have history on their side. Visiting teams are 14-9 since 1995 -- including 12-4 since 2002 -- in Game 5s of the LDS.

• Though they won, the Royals allowed a franchise postseason-record four home runs.

• The four homers tied an Astros postseason record, which they also set in Game 1 of both the 2004 NLDS and NL Championship Series.

Yordano Ventura's eight strikeouts tied him for the second-most K's in a postseason game in club history. He matched Edinson Volquez -- who accomplished the feat Sunday against Houston -- Dennis Leonard and Bret Saberhagen.

Lorenzo Cain's RBI single in the eighth inning gave him an eight-game postseason hitting streak, which is tied for the fourth longest in club history.

Carlos Correa became the youngest player in AL history to have a multihomer playoff game and the second youngest in Major League history -- trailing only Andruw Jones' exploits in the 1996 World Series. Correa is also the youngest AL player to record a four-hit postseason game.

Video: KC@HOU Gm4: Correa hits his second homer of the game

• Correa is just the second player in Astros history to hit multiple homers in a playoff game, joining Carlos Beltran, who hit two in Game 5 of the 2004 NLDS.

• Correa is also the youngest shortstop in Major League history to homer in a postseason game and to have a double and a home run in the same game.

• Correa also set a Major League record for total bases by a rookie in a postseason game.

• Houston starter Lance McCullers, 22, became the youngest pitcher in Astros history to start a playoff game, a record previously held by Mike Hampton, who started Game 2 of the 1997 NLDS at 25 years, 22 days old.

Chandler Rome is an associate reporter for MLB.com.