Nationals vs. Astros: What to Watch for in Game 7 of the World Series

For the third time in the last four years and the fifth time this decade, the major league champion will be decided in Game 7 of the World Series.

The game, scheduled for 8:07 p.m. Eastern, will be broadcast on Fox and streamed on

  • A mostly uninspiring World Series turned on its head Tuesday when the Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros, 7-2, in a dramatic Game 6 full of heroes, subplots and memorable moments, all to set up baseball’s ultimate game.

    Will the Nationals win their first World Series as a franchise, and the first for the city of Washington since the old Senators won it in 1924? Or will the Astros win a second championship in three years?

    “We have a great opportunity tomorrow to play a home game, Game 7 of the World Series,” Astros Manager A.J. Hinch said after Game 6 on Tuesday. “Maybe not how we drew it up in terms of how we got there, but it doesn’t take away the opportunity we have to win the World Series.”