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Dallas Keuchel Vs Clayton Kershaw: World Series Game 1 Preview

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It’s officially time to duel.

Tonight in LA marks the beginning of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers, and the starting pitching matchup is about as good as you’d expect it to be in a game like this:

Dallas Keuchel vs Clayton Kershaw.

It simply doesn’t get any better than that.

In the regular season, Keuchel went 14-5 with a 2.90 ERA in 23 starts; the two-time NL Cy Young winner Kershaw was 18-4 with a 2.31 ERA in 27 starts.

Both pitchers have appeared in three games (all starts) so far this postseason. Keuchel’s 2-1 with a 2.60 ERA while Kershaw’s 2-0 with a 3.63 ERA.

Here are the starting lineups for Game 1:

HOUSTON ASTROS
1. G. Springer, CF
2. A. Bregman, 3B
3. J. Altuve, 2B
4. C. Correa, SS
5. Y. Gurriel, 1B
6. B. McCann, C
7. M. Gonzalez, LF
8. J. Reddick, RF
9. D. Keuchel, P

LOS ANGELES DODGERS
1. C. Taylor, CF
2. J. Turner, 3B
3. C. Bellinger, 1B
4. Y. Puig, RF
5. E. Hernandez, LF
6. C. Seager, SS
7. L. Forsythe, 2B
8. A. Barnes, C
9. C. Kershaw, P

Returning for Game 1 tonight after missing the entire NLCS with a back sprain is Dodgers’ shortstop Corey Seager, batting sixth as noted above.

Here we go! We’re in for a good one tonight! Make sure to follow our live, in-game tweets at @HomeRunDaily!

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Blue Jays Calling Up Cavan Biggio

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The Toronto Blue Jays are calling up second base prospect Cavan Biggio to the majors for the very first time on Friday, according to ESPN.

Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, has performed well for Triple A Buffalo this season, posting a .306/.440/.507 slash line.

Toronto selected Biggio, 24, in the fifth round of the 2016 draft.

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Royals Assign Drew Storen To Double-A

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Drew Storen

The Kansas City Royals have assigned former big-league reliever Drew Storen to Double-A Northwest Arkansas, according to Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s Paul Boyd.

Storen, who inked a minor league deal with the Royals back in February of this year, is attempting a comeback, as he hasn’t pitched in the majors since playing for the Cincinnati Reds back in 2017.

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Neil Ramirez Accepts Outright Assignment With Indians

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Cleveland Indians reliever Neil Ramirez will remain within the organization after clearing outright waivers and accepting an assignment to Triple-A, according to an official team announcement.

Ramirez landed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Indians this offseason, avoiding arbitration.

Ramirez, 29, has struggled during the 2019 season and maybe a stint in Triple A will help him work things out.

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