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Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals: Match Prediction

Match Preview: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – SEPTEMBER 03: Alex Bregman #2 of the Houston Astros celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run in the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 03, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

The Houston Astros will face the Washington Nationals on 14th May 2024, in what will be the second game of their ongoing series.

The Astros were able to win the first game of the series quite comprehensively, as they have continued to get better with every match, while the Nationals are still struggling, and they’ll need to find an answer quickly to save their season.

  • Astros currently have a record of 22-11.
  • Nationals currently have a record of 11-23.

Injury Report:

Astros:

PLAYER POSITION UPDATED INJURY INJURY STATUS
Jeremy Pena SS Thu, May 12 Knee Expected to be out until at least May 14
Aledmys Diaz 2B Wed, May 11 Undisclosed Probable for May 13
Lance McCullers SP Sun, May 8 Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
Jake Meyers CF Sun, May 1 Shoulder Expected to be out until at least May 25
Taylor Jones 1B Wed, Apr 20 Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
Source: CBS Sports

Nationals:

PLAYER POSITION UPDATED INJURY INJURY STATUS
Alcides Escobar SS Thu, May 12 Finger Probable for May 13
Hunter Harvey RP Wed, May 11 Forearm Expected to be out until at least May 26
Aaron Sanchez SP Wed, May 11 Hand Expected to be out until at least May 16
Mason Thompson RP Tue, May 10 Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
Stephen Strasburg SP Tue, May 10 Neck Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
Sean Doolittle RP Sun, May 8 Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 8
Anibal Sanchez SP Tue, May 3 Neck Expected to be out until at least Jun 16
Ehire Adrianza 3B Thu, Apr 21 Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
Seth Romero RP Thu, Apr 7 Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
Will Harris RP Thu, Apr 7 Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
Carter Kieboom 3B Mon, Mar 21 Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
Joe Ross SP Wed, Mar 16 Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
Source: CBS Sports

Player to watch out for in Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

Aug 7, 2021; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto (22) walks to first base during sixth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Juan Soto has been sensational throughout the season, and he will look to continue his good run of form to win the game for his team to level up the series against the Astros.

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Match Prediction & Telecast Details:

Apr 5, 2021; Anaheim, California, USA; Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) scores a run against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Astros won the first game of the series, and they will be the favorites once again to win this game and go 2-0 up in the series, as the Nationals haven’t found an answer to their struggles yet.

  • Match Prediction: Houston Astros to win the game.

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