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Sport Astros bounce back to take Game 3 vs. Nationals

07:25  26 october  2019
07:25  26 october  2019 Source:   ap.org

Simone Biles to toss ceremonial 1st pitch for Game 2 of the World Series

  Simone Biles to toss ceremonial 1st pitch for Game 2 of the World Series The Houston Astros look to bounce back after falling 5-4 to the Washington Nationals in Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park. Star pitcher Justin Verlander (21-6) will take the mound for the Astros while Stephen Strasberg (18-6) is set to pitch for the Nationals. RELATED: 5 fast facts about Astros pitcher Justin Verlander Houston's shining star Simone Biles will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Olympic champion boxer and Houston native Marlen Esparza will call 'Play Ball.'Airman First Class Leah Fox of the USAF will perform the National Anthem.The first pitch is scheduled for 7:07 p.m. and the game will air on Fox.

They had just lost their second straight, this time with their ace on the mound, to a Houston Astros team that not only won the World Series but had Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland, right, smiles after hitting a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game

Astros vs . Nationals : What Time & TV Channel Is World Series Game 3 ? Zack Greinke is expected to take the mound for the Astros in Game 3 , while Anibal Sanchez is the Nationals ’ projected pitcher. “Everyone in here knows how to bounce back . Lot of baseball left in this series.

Jose Altuve doubled twice and scored both times, Zack Greinke repeatedly worked out of trouble, and the Houston Astros showed they were not going to go quietly, beating the Nationals 4-1 to cut their deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven Fall Classic.

  Astros bounce back to take Game 3 vs. Nationals © AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

BOX SCORE: ASTROS 4, NATIONALS 1

Houston can even things in Game 4 on Saturday night at Nationals Park. Washington will start $140 million lefty Patrick Corbin, while Houston manager A.J. Hinch declined to reveal his pitching plan when asked about it before Game 3.

Washington's eight-game winning streak, tied for the longest in a single postseason, ended with a sloppy performance in the first Series game hosted by the nation's capital since the Senators lost to the New York Giants in 1933.

Here's what history says about Astros' chances of World Series comeback against Nationals

  Here's what history says about Astros' chances of World Series comeback against Nationals According to MLB.com, teams that have gone down 0-2 at home in the 2-3-2 format have won the World Series three of 25 times. Game 3 at Nats is Friday.History says “not very.

The Washington Nationals entered Game 3 of the NLDS against the Los Angeles Dodgers hoping to take the series lead at home. After the Dodgers were quieted in Game 2, they bounced back in Game 3 and retook the lead in The Astros are heading to the World Series to face the Nationals .

The Houston Astros will face the Washington Nationals in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday at Nationals Park. The last team to come back from a 0-2 deficit was the Boston Red Sox against the Yankees in the 2004 American League Championship Series, which they won in seven games after

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a group of military men: Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) is presented with the ALCS MVP Trophy after defeating the New York Yankees in game six of the 2019 ALCS playoff baseball series at Minute Maid Park on October 19, 2019.

Verlander World Series loser again as Nats beat Astros 7-2 .
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander is a true top of the line ace, a starter who's likely headed for the Hall of Fame. But in the World Series, he showed he's no closer. Verlander (1-4) wasn't bad in Game 6 on Tuesday night. Just not good enough to get his first World Series win and give the Houston Astros their second title in three seasons. Houston led by 1 in the fifth before Verlander surrendered a solo homer to Adam Eaton and a second-deck dinger to Juan Soto to put the Nationals on the way to a 7-2 victory to force a Game 7 on Wednesday night.Verlander, who led the majors with 21 wins this season, fell to 0-6 with a 5.68 ERA in seven World Series starts.

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