Game 3. Washington at Houston

Houston now has a 2-1 lead in the best of seven Strat World Series.

At Minute Maid Park, the Houston faithful were treated to an intriguing
pitcher’s duel. Charlie Morton(2-1) finally bested his Washington
counterpart, Gio Gonzalez(2-2), by the score of 2 to 0.

Morton put on a good performance. He surrendered only 3 hits and 3 walks in 7
and 1/3 innings improving his ERA from 3.14 to 2.50. After the 3rd inning,
neither team was able to score.

Ken Giles gained credit for his 7th save. Gonzalez took the loss. He allowed
6 hits and 1 walk in 3 and 2/3 innings.


BOXSCORE: 2017 Washington Nationals At 2017 Houston Astros         10/28/2017
 
  Nationals          AB  R  H RBI AVG     Astros             AB  R  H RBI AVG
  T.Turner SS         1  0  0  0 .232     G.Springer RF       4  0  1  0 .174  
A-W.Difo SS           2  0  1  0 .105     A.Bregman 3B        4  0  0  0 .253  
  A.Eaton LF          3  0  0  0 .257     J.Altuve 2B         3  0  2  1 .439  
B-M.Taylor PH,CF      1  0  0  0 .309     C.Correa SS         4  0  2  0 .300  
  B.Harper RF         3  0  0  0 .391     E.Gattis C          3  0  0  0 .269  
  A.Rendon 3B         4  0  0  0 .208   C-C.Maybin PR,LF      0  0  0  0 .208  
  D.Murphy 2B         4  0  1  0 .267     T.White DH          3  1  1  1 .333  
  R.Zimmerman 1B      4  0  0  0 .325     Y.Gurriel 1B        3  0  1  0 .276  
  B.Goodwin CF,LF     3  0  1  0 .196   D-B.McCann C          0  0  0  0 .250  
  H.Kendrick DH       2  0  0  0 .385     M.Gonzalez LF,1B    3  0  1  0 .195  
  M.Wieters C         3  0  0  0 .117     J.Marisnick CF      3  1  1  0 .147  
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      30  0  3  0                 Totals      30  2  9  2
 
A-Subbed Defensively (SS) For Turner In 1st Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Eaton In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Ran For Gattis In 8th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Gurriel In 9th Inning
 
INJURY: Trea Turner INJURED (for 2 more games) in 1st inning
INJURY: Evan Gattis INJURED (for 30 more games) in 8th inning
 
Nationals....... 0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0  -  0  3  0
Astros.......... 0 1 1  0 0 0  0 0    -  2  9  2
 
Nationals (14-6)         IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
G.Gonzalez LOSS(2-2)      3 2/3   6   2   2   1   4   1  68   5.23
R.Madson                  1 1/3   0   0   0   0   2   0  18   3.27
M.Albers                  2       1   0   0   0   0   0  27   1.10
B.Kintzler                0 2/3   2   0   0   0   0   0  23   5.87
S.Doolittle               0 1/3   0   0   0   0   0   0   3   0.00
Totals                    8       9   2   2   1   6   1
 
Astros (14-7)            IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
C.Morton WIN(2-1)         7 1/3   3   0   0   3   6   0 102   2.50
C.Devenski HOLD(3rd)      0 2/3   0   0   0   0   1   0   6   1.82
K.Giles SAVE(7th)         1       0   0   0   0   1   0  10   0.00
Totals                    9       3   0   0   3   8   0
 
ATTENDANCE- 21,314 DATE-  TIME- Night WEATHER- Average
UMPIRES- Dana Demuth, Ron Kulpa, Ed Hickox, Lance Barrett
T- 2:38
LEFT ON BASE- Nationals: 6  Astros: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- Nationals: 1  Astros: 1
ERRORS- J.Altuve, C.Morton
DOUBLES- Y.Gurriel(5th), J.Marisnick(2nd)
HOME RUNS- T.White(2nd)
RBIs- J.Altuve(13th), T.White(2nd)
STOLEN BASES- J.Altuve(5th)
CAUGHT STEALING- B.Goodwin, M.Gonzalez
SACRIFICE FLIES- J.Altuve
WALKS- W.Difo, B.Harper, H.Kendrick, T.White
HIT BY PITCH- E.Gattis
STRIKE OUTS- W.Difo, M.Taylor, B.Harper, D.Murphy-2, R.Zimmerman, B.Goodwin-2,
             G.Springer-2, A.Bregman, J.Altuve, C.Correa, M.Gonzalez
GIDP- A.Eaton, E.Gattis
RLISP 2-out- C.Correa, J.Marisnick-2, B.Goodwin, B.Harper, T.White-2
TEAM RISP- Nationals: 0 for 5  Astros: 1 for 6
 


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