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World Series Game 1 Thread. October 26, 2021, 7:09 CDT. Braves @ Astros.

Framber Valdez goes up against Charlie Freakin Morton in Game One for the World Championship of baseball

2021 2021 World Series Game 1: Atlanta Braves v. Houston Astros Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via Getty Images

Game one of the 2021 World Series.

Both teams got here in impressive fashion, the Astros beating the Boston Red Sox in six games, the Braves beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in six as well.

The Astros announced their roster today. Unfortunately, the Astros ace, Lance McCulllers, will not be available for this, the last series of the year. Jake Meyers was left off the roster due to the shoulder injury he suffered earlier in the playoffs. In a surprise to some, he was replaced by Marwin Gonzalez instead of third catcher Garrett Stubbs.

Here’s the roster.

Astros World Series roster:

C: Martín Maldonado, Jason Castro

1B: Yuli Gurriel

2B: Jose Altuve

3B: Alex Bregman

SS: Carlos Correa

INF: Aledmys Díaz, Marwin Gonzalez

DH: Yordan Alvarez

LF: Michael Brantley

CF: Chas McCormick

RF: Kyle Tucker

OF: Jose Siri

Pitchers: Framber Valdez, Luis Garcia, José Urquidy, Cristian Javier, Ryan Pressly, Kendall Graveman, Ryne Stanek, Phil Maton, Zack Greinke, Yimi García, Brooks Raley, Jake Odorizzi, and Blake Taylor.

Here’s the lineups.

For Your Viewing and Listening Pleasure

Game 1: Charlie Morton (RHP, 14-6, 3.34 ERA, 216 K’s**) vs Framber Valdez (LHP, 11-6, 3.14 ERA, 125 K’s**)

When: Tuesday, October 26th @ 7:09 pm CDT

Listen: Braves - 680 AM/93.7 FM The Fan, WNNX 100.5, Braves Radio Network, ESPN Radio, La Mejor 1600/1460/1130 AM / Astros - KTRH 740 AM/99.1 FM HD-2, ESPN Radio, TUDN 93.3/KLAT 1010


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