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2017 World Series Game 4: Dodgers at Astros

The Astros look to carry their momentum into Game 4 of the World Series versus the Dodgers

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2017 World Series, Game 4

Houston Astros (2-1) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (1-2), Oct. 28, 2017, 7:20 p.m. CDT

Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston, TX


Radio: Streaming on MLB At Bat app, 790 KBME AM, ESPN Deportes 1230, ESPN Radio

Online: MLB.TV, Fox Sports Go

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Pitching Matchup

RHP Charlie Morton (1-1, 6.23 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, .371 BABIP, 3.48 xFIP in the playoffs) vs. LHP Alex Wood (0-1, 5.79 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, .125 BABIP, 1.68 xFIP)

After getting BABIP'd to death in game three of the American League Championship Series versus the Yankees, Astros starter Charlie Morton rebounded with five shutout innings in game seven, dominating New York. The right-hander held the Yankees to two hits in five innings, allowing no runs to score while striking out five and walking only one.

Dodgers' starter Alex Wood last pitched ten days ago during Game 4 of the NLCS, allowing three runs in 4-2/3 innings against the cubs. During that start, he struck out seven, but allowed three solo home runs.

Today's Lineups

Chris Taylor - CF George Springer - CF
Corey Seager - SS Alex Bregman - 3B
Justin Turner - 3B Jose Altuve - 2B
Cody Bellinger - 1B Carlos Correa - SS
Yasiel Puig - RF Yulieski Gurriel - 1B
Logan Forsythe - 2B Josh Reddick - RF
Austin Barnes - C Evan Gattis - DH
Joc Pederson - LF Marwin Gonzalez - LF
Enrique Hernandez - DH Brian McCann - C
Alex Wood - LHP Charlie Morton - RHP

During this series, the Astros have outscored the Dodgers by 13 runs to 12, but the Astros have almost twice the number of hits, with 29 compared to the Dodgers' 15.