2021 World Series Game Thread ...

Atlanta Braves vs. Houston Astros

This will serve as our thread for commenting on the World Series.

The AL Champion Astros won the AL West with a 95-67 record during the regular season, after being consensus favorites for most of the year.

The Braves had a tougher road en route to winning the NL East with an 88-73 record. They had to overcome injuries to their pitching staff and the loss of key players Ronald Acuna and Marcel Ozuna, entering August with a 52-55 record, 5 GB the division leader. Within 14 days leading up to the trade deadline, the Braves completely rebuilt their outfield and added to their bullpen depth by acquiring outfielders Joc Pederson, Eddie Rosario, Jorge Soler, and Adam Duval. They also added to their pitching depth by acquiring Richard Rodriguez from the Pirates.

Let's hope for a great series!

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