The Astros look to even the series as the teams square off again Saturday in Game 4 of the 2019 World Series.
The Fall Classic moves to Washington on Friday with the Nationals needing two wins to secure a first ever World Series title.
The last 10 teams to have taken a 2-0 lead in the World Series have gone on to win the Fall Classic and six of them have swept the series.
Police have warned of an increasing number of ticket scams centered on World Series games between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros, and recommend consumers exercise particular caution when buying tickets online or over the phone.
As a road team, the Nationals scored 17 runs in the first two games, the most by any road team since the New York Yankees scored 20 against the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1960.
The Nationals took a surprise 1-0 lead in the series after winning Game 1 5-4 on Tuesday night thanks to Juan Soto's exploits.
The 115th edition of the World Series gets underway with Game 1 in Houston on Tuesday night as the Astros host the Nationals.
In Gerrit Cole, Justin Verlander and Zack Greinke the Astros have arguably the most dominant pitchers in the MLB, but the Nationals have plenty of firepower in Stephen Strasburg, Max Scherzer and Patrick Corbin.
Alex Bregman and Anthony Rendon have both enjoyed career-best seasons and are crucial to their team's chances of success going into the Fall Classic.
The Houston Astros enter the World Series as the biggest favorites in 12 years, with bookmakers expecting them to win in six games.
Game 1 of the 2019 World Series gets underway on Tuesday night in Houston, as the Astros look for a second title in three years.
The Houston Astros won Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, 6-4, with a walk-off home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth from Jose Altuve.
The Washington Nationals will make their first ever appearance at the World Series but the Houston Astros remain slight favorites.
It's been easier for Washington to get a man on the moon than to get its Major League Baseball team back in the World Series. But the Nationals are back for the nation's capital.
Bookmakers expect the National League Championship Series to be a very close affair, with the Nationals slight favorites.
The National League Championship Series gets underway on Friday, as the St. Louis Cardinals host the Washington Nationals.
Bookmakers expect the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers to reach the World Series in a repeat of the 2017 matchup.
The Division Series get underway on Thursday, with the Washington Nationals taking on the Los Angeles Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals taking on the Atlanta Braves.
Harper hit the eight homer of his MLB career in an 8-6 win against the Jets.
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