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

Pre-Gamin'

Game One of the World Series went to the Dodgers in relatively convincing fashion, which was heartening to this Cubs fan. Sure, the bats didn’t explode on Dallas Keuchel, but the same two dang guys who beat up on the Cubs did the dirty work. Homers by Chris Taylor and Justin Turner were plenty for a dominating Clayton Kershaw and that back end of the Dodgers’ bullpen.


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The Astros try to tie things up tonight behind their postseason ace, Justin Verlander. The Dodgers counter with Rich Hill, whom I can appreciate all the more as a great story when he’s not fooling the Cubs.

Game Info

Houston Astros at Los Angeles Dodgers, LAD lead 1-0 – 7:00 CT on FOX

Game Thread and Series Preview

Your game thread is down in the comments, so let’s have some good, clean (safe-for-work) fun.

Starting Pitchers

Astros: Justin Verlander (R): 3.36 ERA, 3.84 FIP, 4.17 xFIP; 3.04 K/BB

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Dodgers: Rich Hill (L): 3.32 ERA, 3.72 FIP, 3.88 xFIP; 3.39 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. Justin Verlander, P

Los Angeles Dodgers Lineup:

  1. Chris Taylor, SS
  2. Corey Seager, SS
  3. Justin Turner, 3B
  4. Cody Bellinger, 1B
  5. Yasiel Puig, RF
  6. Joc Pederson, LF
  7. Austin Barnes, C
  8. Chase Utley, 2B
  9. Rich Hill, P

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Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.