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

The Houston Astros have taken a 2-1 lead in the World Series after hitting their way through Yu Darvish and the Dodgers bullpen last night (I’m glad someone could get to them). If they win tonight, too, they can finish the whole thing at their home ballpark tomorrow. If not, this series is heading back to Los Angeles.

With Alex Wood (Dodgers) and Charlie Morton (Astros) on the mound tonight, you have to give the slight advantage to the Dodgers, but probably not by much.

Like yesterday, I have a pitching preview (via MLB) for you, but it once again contains some graphic Cubs-striking-out footage.

Enjoy?

Game Info

Los Angeles Dodgers at Houston Astros, Astros Lead 2-1 – 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: Charlie Morton (R): 3.62 ERA, 3.46 FIP, 3.58 xFIP; 3.26 K/BB

versus

Dodgers: Alex Wood (L): 2.72 ERA, 3.32 FIP, 3.34 xFIP; 3.97 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. Josh Reddick, RF
  7. Evan Gattis, DF
  8. Marwin Gonzalez, LF
  9. Brian McCann, C

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. Logan Forsythe, 2B
  7. Austin Barnes, C
  8. Joc Pederson, LF
  9. Enrique Hernandez, DH

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Michael Cerami began covering the Chicago Cubs for Bleacher Nation as a part-time contributor in 2015. One year later, he joined Bleacher Nation full-time, covering the Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball. Today, Michael runs Bleacher Nation, contributing as a writer (Cubs, MLB) and an editor for all sections of the site, including the Chicago Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks, as well as MLB, NBA, NHL, and NFL. In 2019, Michael was the co-host of NBC Sports Chicago's Cubs Post-Game Show Outside the Ivy. You can find him on Twitter/X @Michael_Cerami

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