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Nationals vs. Astros Preview and Predictions

Max Scherzer is apparently recovered from the neck injury that scratched him from Game 5 and looks to help the Washington Nationals win their first World Series title when he takes the mound Wednesday night against the Houston Astros. Scherzer threw Tuesday afternoon and pronounced himself ready to make the Game 7 start, and the Nationals tied the series 3-3 later that night with a 7-2 triumph.

Nationals vs. Astros Preview and Predictions

After waiting 55 years for their first World Series championship, the Houston Astros can claim their second in a three-year span with a win in Game 6 against the visiting Washington Nationals on Tuesday. The Astros rebounded in impressive fashion from a 2-0 deficit by taking all three games in Washington over the weekend, holding the Nationals to one run in each contest.

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Astros vs. Nationals Preview and Predictions

American League MVP candidate Alex Bregman recorded as many errors as hits in the first three games of the World Series but made up for it in a big way in Game 4 as the Houston Astros evened the series at two wins apiece. The Astros will try to make it three straight victories and head home with a series lead when they visit the Washington Nationals for Game 5 on Sunday.

Astros vs. Nationals Preview and Predictions

The Houston Astros got back in the World Series with a Game 3 victory and now look to knot the best-of-seven Fall Classic at 2-2 when they visit the Washington Nationals in Game 4 on Saturday. Jose Altuve doubled twice and scored both times on Michael Brantley singles as Houston notched a 4-1 win to halt Washington's eight-game postseason winning streak.

Astros vs. Nationals Preview and Predictions

The Washington Nationals stunned just about everyone but themselves by winning the first two games of the World Series in Houston and look to take a commanding 3-0 lead when they host the Astros on Friday. Washington became the 26th team to win Games 1 and 2 on the road in a best-of-seven series under the 2-3-2 format and only three clubs - the last was the 1996 Atlanta Braves in the World Series - have lost.

Nationals vs. Astros Preview and Predictions

Justin Verlander may have a reputation of being a big-game pitcher, but that hasn't been true of his World Series ventures. Verlander will aim to record his first-ever win in the Fall Classic on Wednesday, when the Houston Astros look to even the series with the visiting Washington Nationals at one win apiece.

Nationals vs. Astros Preview and Predictions

The Houston Astros battled their way to victory over the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series, lining themselves up for a second World Series title in three years. Standing in the way are the National League champion Washington Nationals, who swept through the NLCS in four games and had a week to get the pitching well rested before visiting the Astros for Game 1 on Tuesday.

Yankees vs. Astros Preview and Predictions

The New York Yankees managed to stay alive in the American League Championship Series and force their way back to Houston, where another tough test awaits. The Yankees will try to force a decisive Game 7 when they visit the Houston Astros for Game 6 on Saturday.

Astros vs. Yankees Preview and Predictions

The Houston Astros attempt to reach the World Series for the second time in three seasons when they visit the New York Yankees on Friday for Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. After losing the opener, Houston has strung together three straight wins, including Thursday's dominant 8-3 victory, for a commanding 3-1 series lead.

Astros vs. Yankees Preview and Predictions

The New York Yankees look to get their lethal offense in gear again when they host the Houston Astros on Thursday night for a critical Game 4 of the American League Championship Series after Wednesday’s scheduled contest was postponed by rain. The Yankees led the majors in runs scored during the regular season, but managed three over the last 20 innings while leaving 16 runners on base and suddenly find themselves down two games to one.

Astros vs. Yankees Preview and Predictions

The New York Yankees look to get their lethal offense in gear when they host the Houston Astros on Wednesday night for a critical Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. The Yankees led the majors in runs scored during the regular season, but managed just three over the last 20 innings while leaving 16 runners on base to lose two straight contests and suddenly find themselves down two games to one in the best-of-seven matchup.

Cardinals vs. Nationals Preview and Predictions

The Washington Nationals look to complete a sweep of the visiting St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series. Left-hander Patrick Corbin tries to deliver Washington's fourth straight strong outing as the starters have yet to allow an earned run in 21 2/3 innings in the best-of-seven series.

Astros vs. Yankees Preview and Predictions

The New York Yankees failed in their opportunity to take a stranglehold of the American League Championship Series, but were able to gain home-field advantage as the Houston Astros with Gerrit Cole on the mound pay a visit for Game 3 on Tuesday afternoon. The Yankees rolled to a 7-0 victory in Game 1 before Carlos Correa’s walk-off homer in the 11th inning gave the Astros a 3-2 victory Sunday and evened the series as it moves to New York for the next three contests.

Cardinals vs. Nationals Preview and Predictions

The Washington Nationals' offense hasn't been lighting up the scoreboard so far in the National League Championship Series, but any meager production it can manage has been plenty to support the starting pitching. The Nationals will try to get another dominant effort out of a starting pitcher and take a commanding 3-0 lead in the series when they host the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 on Monday.

Yankees vs. Astros Preview and Predictions

When the New York Yankees lost to the Houston Astros in the 2017 American League Championship Series, they didn't have Gleyber Torres, who was just a 20-year-old in the minors. Torres was the star of Game 1 of this year's ALCS matchup with the Astros and will try to help the Yankees gain a 2-0 series lead when they visit Houston for Game 2 on Sunday night.

Yankees vs. Astros Preview and Predictions

The New York Yankees and Houston Astros jockeyed for the top spot in the American League for much of the regular season, so it is only fitting that the two talent-laden clubs will meet in the American League Championship Series, which begins Saturday night in Houston. The Astros are seeking a return to the World Series for the second time in three years, when they defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers after knocking off the Yankees in the ALCS in seven games.

Nationals vs. Cardinals Preview and Predictions

Max Scherzer has a tough act to follow when he takes the mound for the Washington Nationals on Saturday against the host St. Louis Cardinals in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series. Veteran Anibal Sanchez pitched 7 2/3 innings before allowing a hit in Washington's 2-0 victory on Friday, and now Scherzer looks to help the Nationals return home with a 2-0 series lead.

Nationals vs. Cardinals Preview and Predictions

The underdogs prevailed in the National League Division Series with the St. Louis Cardinals taking down the 97-win Atlanta Braves and the wild-card Washington Nationals overcoming the 106-win Los Angeles Dodgers, both in five games. The Cardinals, who won the NL Central, will serve as the home team and host the Nationals in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series on Friday.

Rays vs. Astros Preview and Predictions

The Tampa Bay Rays look to complete a remarkable comeback when they visit the Houston Astros, who had a major league-best 107 victories in the regular season, for a decisive Game 5 of their American League Division Series on Thursday. The Rays were outscored 9-3 to lose the first two games of the series in Houston before bouncing back to take the next two at home while holding the high-powered Astros to four total runs after a 4-1 win Tuesday.

Nationals vs. Dodgers Preview and Predictions

The Los Angeles Dodgers host the Washington Nationals on Wednesday in the Game 5 of their National League Division Series with Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman summing the situation up best. “Walker Buehler versus Stephen Strasburg, with Kershaw probably available in the 'pen,” Zimmerman told reporters after belting a three-run homer Monday to help force a deciding game. “This is why you play the game. This is what we live for.”