Justin Verlander achieves a long-awaited record in Game 5 with the Houston Astros.

Write By Leo

After the Houston Astros made history in Game 4 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies.

The excitement caught on and shifted to veteran Justin Verlander , who recorded his first career win as a Fall Classic pitcher.

With 5 innings of work on the mound, in which he allowed one run and 4 hits, in addition to giving 4 walks and striking out 6 enemies.

and thus avenge not only his no-decision exit in Game 1 of the series, but also get that recognition that he needed.

Beyond having been a champion with the Texans, or winning the Cy Young twice in the past.

The 39-year-old right-hander had walked out into Game 1 with a chance to make history.

After 3 shutout innings and his offense responding with 5 runs, he allowed the Phillies to tie.

Ending in a no-decision in front of the crowd at Minute Maid Park . During his World Series career before tonight's win.

Verlander made 8 starts, one with the Detroit Tigers and the rest with the Astros, going 0 wins, 6 losses and 2 no-decisions.