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Sport Astros pound Nats 8-1, even World Series

06:20  27 october  2019
06:20  27 october  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Houston and Washington are all even in a World Series that has been one big road show. Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and a grand-slam in the seventh, and the resurgent Astros routed the Nationals 8 - 1 on Saturday night.

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Houston and Washington are all even in a World Series that has been one big road show.

  Astros pound Nats 8-1, even World Series © AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and grand slam in the seventh, and the resurgent Astros routed the Nationals 8-1 on Saturday night.

BOX SCORE: ASTROS 8, NATIONALS 1

Jose Urquidy outpitched all those big-name aces who preceded him, the unheralded Houston rookie quieting Washington's bats and the Nationals Park crowd, too. He combined with five relievers on a four-hitter.

Game 1 winner Max Scherzer takes the mound Sunday, hoping to get a home Series victory for Washington for the first time since the Senators at Griffith Stadium in 1933. In a rematch of the opener, Gerrit Cole goes for Houston after losing for the first time since May.

World Series storylines to keep an eye on

  World Series storylines to keep an eye on The 2019 World Series gets underway on Tuesday, Oct. 22, with the Houston Astros taking on the Washington Nationals. Here are the storylines to track entering the World Series. Nationals' long layoff After sweeping the Cardinals, the Nats will have had a full week of rest between Game 4 of the NLCS and Game 1 of the World Series. While the rest could be good for players on the mend, like Victor Robles, the worry is that Washington will lose momentum after such a long layoff. Meanwhile, the Astros enjoyed only two days of rest between Game 6 of the ALCS and the World Series.

World Series Game 4 preview: Nationals hope pitching is now the difference. The World Series is back. Just when the Washington Nationals seemed like they might be able to shut Washington’s principal owner discussed the president’s plans to attend Game 5 before the Nats hosted the Astros

Nationals rock Astros with six-run seventh to take commanding World Series lead. FOX TV in the US tells us that there are just three teams to lose the first two World Series games at home and comeback to Man, Bregman had to make that play that’s an E-5 even if they didn’t score it that way.

Visiting teams haven't won the first four games since 1996, when the Yankees broke the pattern in Game 6 against Atlanta to take the title.

Game 6 will be Tuesday in Texas, where the Astros lose their road-field advantage.

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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.

Watch: Howie Kendrick with go-ahead HR in Game 7 of the World Series .
After staying quiet through six innings, the Washington Nationals' bats exploded for three runs in the seventh inning, including the go-ahead, 2-run shot by NLCS MVP Howie Kendrick to take the Nats' first lead of Game 7.Astros starter Zack Greinke was dominating through six-plus innings. That’s until Anthony Rendon took him deep for a homer to open Washington’s scoring.

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