The World Series will continue Sunday night with the Atlanta Braves trying to close things out in Game 5 against the Houston Astros. Atlanta came from behind Saturday night in Game 4 to win 3-2 giving them a 3-1 edge in the series. The Braves will go with another bullpen game Sunday with Tucker Davidson getting the start. The Astros will go with Game 1 starter Framber Valdez who will be trying to bounce back from a rough outing.
With a left-hander on the mound, the Braves will make some adjustments to their lineup. Jorge Soler moves back into the leadoff spot with Eddie Rosario dropping to fifth in the order. Adam Duvall hits sixth and will be followed by Travis d’Arnaud and Dansby Swanson.
Faced with a must-win situation, Dusty Baker is shaking up the Astros’ lineup for Game 5. Carlos Correa moves up to the third spot in the order. Alex Bregman is 1-for-14 in the series and drop down to the seventh spot in the order.
GAME 5: Bregman hitting 7th— Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) October 31, 2021
Jose Altuve 2B
Michael Brantley RF
Carlos Correa SS
Yordan Alvarez LF
Yuli Gurriel 1B
Kyle Tucker CF
Alex Bregman 3B
Martin Maldonado C
Framber Valdez LHP
Game 5 is scheduled to begin at 8:15 p.m. ET and can be seen on FOX.