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Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer on Houston Astros' starter Gerrit Cole; the DH; the Nats' run to the World Series + more… "Of course," he said. "I mean, I've been in the situation, faced really good pitchers here in the National League over the years; Kershaw, deGrom, those guys. You just know you've got to come out there, you're going to be throwing up zeros. And you've got to try to match the intensity from your opponent.

Nats must decide who starts Game 3, who starts at second base HOUSTON - The decision to start Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg in Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was easy for Davey Martinez and the Nationals. The tougher decision is how to line up Patrick Corbin and Aníbal Sánchez after that, not to mention how to assemble a lineup for these games in an American League ballpark.

Episode #185: The World Series is Set You can download the episode here, or stream it below! Jose Altuve won it for the Astros with a dramatic pennant-winning homerun in the bottom of the ninth to send them to the World Series to face the up and coming Washington Nationals who surprisingly swept the Cardinals.

Washington Nationals name Max Scherzer World Series Game 1 starter vs Houston Astros Both GM Mike Rizzo and Washington Nationals' manager Davey Martinez suggested already Max Scherzer would likely get the nod in Game 1 of the World Series over the last week, but this afternoon in Houston, TX, Martinez made it official.

Washington Nationals on brink of history in 2019 World Series The Washington Nationals still have one more step to take in this 2019 World Series, but they\u2019re on the verge of completing a plan that was put in place a long time ago. Mike Rizzo took over as the Washington Nationals general manager in 2009, the same year the Nationals took Stephen Strasburg first overall in the MLB Draft.

Houston Astros vs. Washingotn Nationals: pitching matchups of the century To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads. Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices.

World Series 2019: Celebs Cheering for the Washington Nationals Politicians and Beltway journalists like David Gregory, Chuck Todd and Mitch McConnell all hope the team can beat the Houston Astros.

Scherzer gets ball for Game 1 of World Series HOUSTON - The Nationals could've gotten cute with their World Series rotation, sticking with the order that led them to a National League Championship Series sweep of the Cardinals and saved up their two best horses for potential Games 6 and 7.

Houston Astros and Washington Nationals: How they stack up for the World Series The Houston Astros are listed as two-to-one favorites to beat the Washington Nationals in the upcoming World Series. Sounds like the smart money is pretty sure of itself. There is logic behind that sentiment. In a merged league, the Nationals would have finished 14 games behind the Astros.

Ready for a none-too-short Serious? Hint: they have this Series's home field advantage. In the postseason? The Baby Sharks faced three elimination games and won. The Astros faced one, and won. Even with the Nats having almost a full week off before going to Houston to start the World Series, they may have a slight momentum advantage.

My World Series Prediction After the juiced ball dominated the regular season, it seems ironically fitting that the World Series will be decided on the mound. The league's two hottest teams face off in a highly anticipated Fall Classic kicking off Tuesday night.

TSN 1260 MLB radio spot: Oct. 21, 2019 If I'm hearing from Canadian friends Matthew Iwanyk and Dave Jamieson from TSN 1260 in Edmonton, something big must be happening on the baseball calendar. Sure enough, the World Series between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros begins Tuesday night.

Houston Astros ready to take on Washington elite in World Series The Astros' formula did not seem especially original: a mixture of metrics and scouting reports emphasising potential and character. But they were more willing than most to embrace short-term failure for youngsters and deferred glory. And their decisions were pretty damn shrewd.

Trea Turner looks to steal the show at the World Series One of the fastest players in Major League Baseball will be shown on the world's biggest stage in this year's World Series. Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner is a complete player with a quiet, humble demeanor, a quick swing, and a swagger this game hadn't seen since Derek Jeter.

Gerardo Parra visits Children's Hospital, signs 'Baby Shark' gear Ahead of their meeting with the Houston Astros in the World Series, Gerardo Parra used his time to give back to the community.

On the Washington Nationals' team effort to get to the World Series… "If you look at how we got here, you can look back, every guy has done something," Davey Martinez told reporters on Friday afternoon, as the National League champion Washington Nationals worked out in preparation for their trip to the 2019 World Series.

Houston Parties, Washington's Ready and Javier Báez Joins Daddy Yankee on a Boat Your Daily Latino Postseason Baseball News. Here's what you need to know: Houston Parties, Washington’s Ready and Javier Báez Joins Daddy Yankee on a Boat.

Why Were Two Washington Nationals Named For A Canaanite God? Now that my home team, the Washington Nationals, is in the World Series, their opponents, the Houston Astros, will find themselves facing a Nationals pitcher named Aníbal Sánchez. A second Nationals player, Asdrúbal Cabrera, played various infield positions until recently and will probably be pinch hitting.

Gerardo Parra, Washington Nationals player behind Baby Shark mania, visits Children's National Hospital The Washington Nationals player behind the Baby Shark mania paid a special visit to Children's National Hospital Sunday.

Washington Nationals' Dave Martinez follows Álex Cora, set to make World Series history - When Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez opened the 2019 season, he was just one of four Latino managers in Major League Baseball. Throughout the postseason, Martinez stood as the only Latino manager among the 10 teams to receive playoff berths.

"Watch Parties" and more for the World Series on the road! The Washington Nationals got permission from MLB to host "Watch Parties" at Nationals Park, and it is FREE! There will also be several bars and restaurants in the Navy Yard hosting their own "indoor" events.

Wire Taps: Anthony Rendon homecoming in Houston; Nationals, Astros hope to rely on rotations; Howie Kendrick's wild ride Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news while we wait for Game 1 of the 2019 World Series tomorrow night.

Some Baseball Post-Season Notes Tomorrow night, the roughly two to one favored Houston Astros, will host the Washington Nationals, as the 2019 World Series commences. Some notes follow that you likely will not find elsewhere.

Nats vs. Astros: World Series tale of the tape This World Series may not appeal as much to casual observers and television executives as, say, Yankees-Dodgers would have, but in truth this might be the best matchup of all the possibilities when the postseason began three weeks ago. You want great pitching?

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