The World Series between the Atlanta Braves of the National League and the Houston Astros of the American League, it resumes on Friday, October 29 with a change of venue. Games 3, 4, and 5 will be played at Truist Park Stadium, home of the old circuit team.
The Fall Classic is tied at one game and is the best of seven games. The Braves won the opening game and the Astros the second game.
For game three, the visitors, the Astros, announce the Venezuelan Luis García, while the locals will depend on Ian Anderson, both right-handers.
Garcia was 11-8 in the regular round with a 3.48 ERA, a 1-1 in the postseason and a 9.64 ERA.
The series is the best of seven games. Two were played in Houston, three will be played in Atlanta and if necessary return to Houston for completion
On his side, Anderson closed the 2021 preliminary with a 12-7 record and a 3.25 ERA; 1-0 in the postseason, 2.25 ERA.
Garcia as a visitor in the regular round was 5-3 with a 4.24 ERA and 77 strikeouts; 5-3 on the road with a 4.24 ERA; 9-5 in night games, with a 3.02 average. He did not face the Braves in interleague games.
At home, Anderson was 5-1 in the regular season with a 3.52 ERA and 57 strikeouts; 8-2 in night games and a 3.47 ERA. He did not face Houston in interleague games.