“This is a World Series open thread. Who will walk away as World Champions tonight? I have my hopes, but anything can happen. Remember…In the history of the game No Home Team has gone 0-7”
Visiting teams have won three straight Game 7s in the Series since the Cardinals defeated Texas at home in 2011.
“I don’t think there’s a person in the building that would have assumed that all road teams were going to win,” Houston manager AJ Hinch said. “We’ve just got to make sure that last one is not the same.”
Outscored 19-3 at Nationals Park while going 1 for 21 with runners in scoring position, the Nationals got the strong outing they needed from Strasburg, who allowed his only runs in the first inning, struck out seven and walked two while throwing 104 pitches.