Astros vs. Dodgers: Live Updates and Score for World Series Game 1


12:09am UTC Oct 25, 2017Los Angeles
Joe Tansey

The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers begin the 2017 World Series on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. Dallas Keuchel will take the mound for the Astros, who are searching for their first-ever World Series title. Clayton Kershaw will pitch for the Dodgers, who are looking for their first championship since 1988. The big news entering Game 1 is the health of Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager, who is in the starting lineup after missing the NLCS.

  1. October 25, 2017
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    Bleacher Report @BleacherReport

    Dodgers strike first! Los Angeles takes Game 1 against the Astros, 3-1 #WorldSeries

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    Four Strikeouts in Game 1 for Springer

    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Kenley Jansen just fitted George Springer for a golden sombrero.

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    Headed to the ninth

    Jansen enters from the bullpen in an attempt to close out the game with a two-run lead. He'll face Springer, Bregman and Altuve.

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  6. October 25, 2017
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    Mark Feinsand @Feinsand

    Chris Devenski in for the Astros in the bottom of the 8th. Last time he pitched? ALCS Game 4 at Yankee Stadium, which was not fun for him.

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    Easy inning for Morrow

    Morrow does his job on the mound as he retires the side in order to set the stage for Kenley Jansen in the ninth inning. A pinch hitter will lead off the bottom of the eighth before Taylor and Turner come to the plate.

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    Pinch hitter

    Carlos Beltran comes to the plate with two outs to bat for Peacock.

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    Kershaw's Night Is Done

    Tyler Kepner @TylerKepner

    That's it for Kershaw as Brandon Morrow comes in to pitch. Kershaw's line: 7 ip, 3 hits, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 bb, 11 K.

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    Peacock gets out of jam

    After he walks Forsythe, Peacock gets Barnes to fly out to center on a 3-2 pitch to finish off the seventh. Gonzalez, Reddick and Peacock are due up in the eighth for the Astros.

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    Pitching Change

    Jake Kaplan @jakemkaplan

    Dallas Keuchel is done after 6 2/3 innings. Here comes Brad Peacock.

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughTimes

    The Dodgers will have Brandon Morrow and Kenley Jansen lined up for the final six outs. They are in a good spot.

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    Kershaw dominant through seven

    McCann's flyout to center ends the top of the seventh. Kershaw receives handshakes and hugs in the dugout after he records the third out. It looks like Dave Roberts could be going to his dominant bullpen to close the game.

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    MLB @MLB

    Take a good look. #WorldSeries

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    Home Run!

    Turner launches a home run into the left field bleachers to put the Dodgers up 3-1!

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    Taylor walks with two outs

    Keuchel issues his first walk of the night to Taylor with two outs in the sixth. Can Turner take advantage of the mistake and put the Dodgers ahead?

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    Another 1-2-3 inning for Kershaw

    The Astros hitters don't stand a chance against Kershaw in this current form. The lefthander has struck out 11 batters on 73 pitches. He's due up second after Barnes in the bottom half of the sixth.

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    Rough Night for the Astros Leadoff Hitter

    Jake Kaplan @jakemkaplan

    George Springer is 0-for-3 with three strikeouts against Clayton Kershaw tonight.

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    Kershaw Up to 10 Strikeouts!

    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    That was Clayton Kershaw's 10th strikeout. The last #Dodgers pitcher with 10 or more in a World Series game? Sandy Koufax, Game 7, 1965

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    Third double play for Keuchel!

    After Seager singles to center, Keuchel gets Forsythe to ground into a 5-4-3 double play. Keuchel has forced three double plays in five innings. We're still tied 1-1 heading to the sixth.

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    Zachary D. Rymer @zachrymer

    Clayton Kershaw already has nine strikeouts in five innings. Most vs. the Astros this year was 10, by Corey Kluber and Aaron Nola.

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Clayton Kershaw drops down three-quarters to punch out Josh Reddick. He needed six pitches to get three outs in the fifth.

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    Astros 1, Dodgers 1 (End 4th)

    Keuchel has settled into a rhythm since giving up the leadoff home run to Taylor. The lefthander has given up three hits and only has one strikeout on 44 pitches.

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Dallas Keuchel: 11 outs, 39 pitches.

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    Kershaw strikes out the side

    After Bregman starts the fourth with a homer, Kershaw sets down Altuve. Correa and Gurriel on strikes. Kershaw is now up to eight strikeouts on 51 pitches in four innings.

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    Scott Miller @ScottMillerBbl

    That was 7th HR Kershaw allowed this postseason in 20 IP. Also: He's surrendered HR in 9 consecutive starts.

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    Home Run!

    Alex Bregman leads off the fourth with a solo home run over the left field fence!

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    Double Play Ends the Third

    The Dodgers have a 1-0 lead heading into the fourth.

    Ryan Fagan @ryanfagan

    That's two innings in a row hard-hit line drives by the Dodgers have turned into double plays for the Astros. First Seager, now Taylor.

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    Tyler Kepner @TylerKepner

    Kershaw with 5 Ks among his first 10 batters faced...even more impressive because the Astros hitters had fewest Ks in MLB this season.

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    Five strikeouts for Kershaw

    After the single by Reddick, Keuchel pops a bunt foul with two strikes and Springer goes down swining to boost Kershaw's strikeout total to five. Austin Barnes, Kershaw and Taylor are due up in the third for the Dodgers.

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    Reddick Gets the First Houston Hit

    Andy McCullough @McCulloughTimes

    Josh Reddick breaks up Clayton Kershaw's no-hit bid. He makes a good heel.

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    Easy inning for Keuchel

    Kike Hernandez leads off the bottom of the second with a single, but that's quickly erased by a double play. Keuchel then gets Logan Forsythe to fly out to conclude the second frame.

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    Six outs in 19 pitches for Kershaw

    Kershaw looks like he's in the zone early on. He's retired all six batters he's faced in an efficient 19 pitches.

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    Dodgers 1, Astros 0 (End 1st)

    Keuchel settles down after conceding the home run to Taylor as he strikes out Justin Turner and gets Cody Bellinger and Yasiel Puig to ground out.

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    Jayson Stark @jaysonst

    Only once in his career had Dallas Keuchel served up a HR on the first pitch of a game. And it’s been a while: Starling Marte on 7/26/12

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    ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

    Chris Taylor is the fourth player to hit lead-off HR in Game 1 of the #WorldSeries 1969 Don Buford 2007 Dustin Pedroia 2015 Alcides Escobar

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    Tyler Kepner @TylerKepner

    So the last Game 1 here ended on a HR on the Dodgers' final swing, and tonight's Game 1 starts with a HR on the Dodgers' first swing.

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    Home Run!

    Chris Taylor takes the first pitch of the game from Dallas Keuchel over the left field fence to put the Dodgers ahead 1-0!

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    1-2-3 inning for Kershaw

    Kershaw couldn't have asked for a better start as he retires Springer, Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve in order to kick off Game 1.

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    First pitch!

    Clayton Kershaw's first pitch to George Springer is a strike that's fouled off.

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    Dodger Insider @DodgerInsider

    Pretty incredible moment with Jackie Robinson's family here at Dodger Stadium to deliver the ceremonial first pitch before the World Series

  43. October 24, 2017
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    It'll Be a Hot One at Dodger Stadium for Game 1

    Scott Miller @ScottMillerBbl

    As advertised in LA for Game 1: a blazing 100 degrees #dodgers #astros

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    ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

    The team that won the first game of the World Series has gone on to win the series in 18 of 22 seasons in the Wild Card Era.

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    MLB Lineups @mlblineups

    Start it up! Here is how the @Astros and @Dodgers will look in #WorldSeries Game 1.

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    Houston Astros @astros

    Today’s key matchup for World Series Game 1. 🔑