Astros look to pull even with Nationals in Game 4

Astros look to pull even with Nationals in Game 4
4 years 7 months 3 days ago Saturday, October 26 2019 Oct 26, 2019 October 26, 2019 2:23 AM October 26, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

By The Associated Press

Houston Astros (107-55, first in the AL West) vs. Washington Nationals (93-69, second in the AL East)

Washington; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Houston: Jose Urquidy (2-1, 3.95 ERA in regular season) Washington: Patrick Corbin (14-7, 3.25 ERA in regular season)

WORLD SERIES: Washington leads the series 2-1

BOTTOM LINE: Corbin and Nationals look to extend lead over Astros in Game 4 of World Series.

The Nationals are 50-31 on their home turf. Washington has a team batting average of .255 this postseason, Anthony Rendon has lead them with an average of .311, including seven extra base hits and nine RBIs.

The Astros have gone 47-34 away from home. Houston has a team on-base percentage of .297 this postseason, Jose Altuve leads them with an OBP of .413, including 11 extra base hits and eight RBIs.

REGULAR SEASON TOP PERFORMERS: Anthony Rendon lead the Nationals with 126 RBIs and a batting average of .319.

Alex Bregman lead the Astros with 41 home runs home runs and a .592 slugging percentage.

Nationals Injuries: Austen Williams: (shoulder), Jonny Venters: (shoulder), Koda Glover: (forearm), Kurt Suzuki: (arm).

Astros Injuries: Aaron Sanchez: (pectoral), Ryan Pressly: (knee), Lance McCullers Jr.: (elbow).

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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