WORLD SERIES GAME 5 PREVIEW
Astros look to bounce back in key matchup
The Astros and Dodgers play Game 5 of the World Series today. Here is a preview of the game. Check back during the game for inning by inning updates:
When: 7:20 p.m.
Where: Minute Maid Park.
TV: Fox Sports.
Streaming: Fox Sports Go.
Pitching matchup: Dallas Keuchel vs. Clayton Kershaw.
Series: Tied 2-2.
The breakdown: First pitch of Game 5 is scheduled for 7:20 PM from Minute Maid Park. The pitching matchup will be a rematch of Game 1 which put Dallas Keuchel for the Astros against Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers. Kershaw won the battle in Game 1, going seven innings of three-hit, one run baseball in the Dodgers' win while Keuchel allowed three runs over six and two-thirds. Kershaw is one of the best pitchers in baseball, period, but Keuchel is historically dominant at home. The Astros will look to regain the series lead with a win in the last home game and head to Los Angeles in need of one more to win the series..
Time/Date Site/Result Pitchers
Game 1 Tuesday Dodgers 3, Astros 1 Kershaw (W), Keuchel (L)
Game 2 Wed. Astros 7, Dodgers 6 Devenski (W), McCarthy (L)
Game 3 Today Astros 5, Dodgers 3 McCullers (W) Darvish (L)
Game 4 Sat. Dodgers 6, Astros 2 Watson (W), Giles (L)
Game 5 Today Minute Maid Park Keuchel vs. Kershaw
Game 6* Oct. 31 , 7:20 p.m. Dodger Stadium Verlander vs. TBA
Game 7 * Nov. 1, , 7:20 p.m. Dodger Stadiun TBA
All games on Fox