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Pre-World-Series-Gamin’: Astros at Dodgers (7:00 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread


Well, the second annual MLB World Series kicks off tonight (it only started last year, right?), but the Cubs will not participate. Instead the Los Angeles Dodgers will host the Houston Astros in a best of seven contest, with home field advantage going to the Dodgers


The Dodgers, you might’ve heard, haven’t won a World Series title since 1988. The Astros, meanwhile, have appeared in just one and have no World Series titles of their own.

Feel free to use this post as your message board before/during/after the game and enjoy. Let’s see which team gets out to an early lead.


Game Info

Houston Astros (0-0) at Los Angeles Dodgers (0-0) – 7:00 CT on FOX, 670 The Score

Game Thread and Series Preview

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Starting Pitchers

Astros: Dallas Keuchel (L): 2.90 ERA, 3.79 FIP, 3.32 xFIP; 2.66 K/BB


Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw (L): 2.31 ERA, 3.07 FIP, 2.84 xFIP; 6.73 K/BB

Houston Astros Lineup:

  1. George Springer, CF
  2. Alex Bregman, 3B
  3. Jose Altuve, 2B
  4. Carlos Correa, SS
  5. Yulieski Gurriel, 1B
  6. Brian McCann, C
  7. Marwin Gonzalez, LF
  8. Josh Reddick, RF
  9. Dallas Keuchel, P

Los Angeles Dodgers Lineup:

  1. Chris Taylor, SS
  2. Justin Turner, 3B
  3. Cody Bellinger, 1B
  4. Yasiel Puig, RF
  5. Enrique Hernandez, LF
  6. Corey Seager, SS
  7. Logan Forsythe, 2B
  8. Austin Barnes, C
  9. Clayton Kershaw, P


Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami is a Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @Michael_Cerami.