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Post-season Gameday Thread, #23: Is it the end?

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We could be facing the end of baseball for 2019.

Big Fish Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

5:07 pm - Nationals @ Astros (2-3)

Today's Lineups

NATIONALS ASTROS
Trea Turner - SS George Springer - CF
Adam Eaton - RF Jose Altuve - 2B
Anthony Rendon - 3B Michael Brantley - LF
Juan Soto - LF Alex Bregman - 3B
Howie Kendrick - DH Yuli Gurriel - 1B
Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B Yordan Alvarez - DH
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Carlos Correa - SS
Victor Robles - CF Robinson Chirinos - C
Yan Gomes - C Josh Reddick - RF

Yeah, screw Washington. Having come into this series largely neutral, but probably leaning slightly towards the Nationals, I’m now fully on Team Astros for this one. I won’t go into all the reasons, but Baby Shark can go die in a fire. Or, more likely, in a bowl of delicious and nutritious Chinese soup. [Side note: Getty Images has some really grim dead shark photos. The one above is tame in comparison] However, this is a rematch of Game 2, which saw Stephen Strasburg beat Justin Verlander, in a game which ended a blowout victory for the Nationals, 12-3. However, they scored twice as many runs in the seventh inning of that game, as they did over the entire trio of contests in Washington...