Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals: Match Prediction, Injury Report & Players to watch out for

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Match Preview: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

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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

The Houston Astros will face the Washington Nationals on 15th May 2022, in what will be the third and final game of their ongoing series.

The Astros were able to win the first game of the series quite comprehensively, but the Nationals bounced back pretty well in the second game to level up the series. As a result, the upcoming third game will be the decider, and both teams will be up for it.

  • Astros currently have a record of 22-12.
  • Nationals currently have a record of 12-23.

Injury Report:

Astros:

PLAYERPOSITIONUPDATEDINJURYINJURY STATUS
Jeremy PenaSSThu, May 12KneeExpected to be out until at least May 14
Aledmys Diaz2BWed, May 11UndisclosedProbable for May 13
Lance McCullersSPSun, May 8ForearmExpected to be out until at least Jun 15
Jake MeyersCFSun, May 1ShoulderExpected to be out until at least May 25
Taylor Jones1BWed, Apr 20BackExpected to be out until at least Jun 10
Source: CBS Sports

Nationals:

PLAYERPOSITIONUPDATEDINJURYINJURY STATUS
Alcides EscobarSSThu, May 12FingerProbable for May 13
Hunter HarveyRPWed, May 11ForearmExpected to be out until at least May 26
Aaron SanchezSPWed, May 11HandExpected to be out until at least May 16
Mason ThompsonRPTue, May 10BicepsExpected to be out until at least Jun 11
Stephen StrasburgSPTue, May 10NeckExpected to be out until at least Jun 7
Sean DoolittleRPSun, May 8ElbowExpected to be out until at least Jul 8
Anibal SanchezSPTue, May 3NeckExpected to be out until at least Jun 16
Ehire Adrianza3BThu, Apr 21QuadricepsExpected to be out until at least Jun 7
Seth RomeroRPThu, Apr 7CalfExpected to be out until at least Jun 7
Will HarrisRPThu, Apr 7PectoralExpected to be out until at least Jun 10
Carter Kieboom3BMon, Mar 21ElbowExpected to be out until at least Jun 7
Joe RossSPWed, Mar 16ElbowExpected to be out until at least Jun 7
Source: CBS Sports

Player to watch out for in Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

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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
  • Jose Altuve – Astros

If the Astros want to win the series against the Nationals, then Jose Altuve who is quite arguably their best player will need to step up and dominate the game.

Prediction & Telecast Details:

The Nationals tied up the series after winning the second game of the series quite comprehensively, but the Astros will be the favorite to come away with a win in this game and win the series.

  • Match Prediction: Houston Astros to win the game.

You can watch the game on MLB TV.

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Match Preview: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

juan soto 1 5
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

The Houston Astros will face the Washington Nationals on 15th May 2022, in what will be the third and final game of their ongoing series.

The Astros were able to win the first game of the series quite comprehensively, but the Nationals bounced back pretty well in the second game to level up the series. As a result, the upcoming third game will be the decider, and both teams will be up for it.

  • Astros currently have a record of 22-12.
  • Nationals currently have a record of 12-23.

Injury Report:

Astros:

PLAYERPOSITIONUPDATEDINJURYINJURY STATUS
Jeremy PenaSSThu, May 12KneeExpected to be out until at least May 14
Aledmys Diaz2BWed, May 11UndisclosedProbable for May 13
Lance McCullersSPSun, May 8ForearmExpected to be out until at least Jun 15
Jake MeyersCFSun, May 1ShoulderExpected to be out until at least May 25
Taylor Jones1BWed, Apr 20BackExpected to be out until at least Jun 10
Source: CBS Sports

Nationals:

PLAYERPOSITIONUPDATEDINJURYINJURY STATUS
Alcides EscobarSSThu, May 12FingerProbable for May 13
Hunter HarveyRPWed, May 11ForearmExpected to be out until at least May 26
Aaron SanchezSPWed, May 11HandExpected to be out until at least May 16
Mason ThompsonRPTue, May 10BicepsExpected to be out until at least Jun 11
Stephen StrasburgSPTue, May 10NeckExpected to be out until at least Jun 7
Sean DoolittleRPSun, May 8ElbowExpected to be out until at least Jul 8
Anibal SanchezSPTue, May 3NeckExpected to be out until at least Jun 16
Ehire Adrianza3BThu, Apr 21QuadricepsExpected to be out until at least Jun 7
Seth RomeroRPThu, Apr 7CalfExpected to be out until at least Jun 7
Will HarrisRPThu, Apr 7PectoralExpected to be out until at least Jun 10
Carter Kieboom3BMon, Mar 21ElbowExpected to be out until at least Jun 7
Joe RossSPWed, Mar 16ElbowExpected to be out until at least Jun 7
Source: CBS Sports

Player to watch out for in Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

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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
  • Jose Altuve – Astros

If the Astros want to win the series against the Nationals, then Jose Altuve who is quite arguably their best player will need to step up and dominate the game.

Prediction & Telecast Details:

The Nationals tied up the series after winning the second game of the series quite comprehensively, but the Astros will be the favorite to come away with a win in this game and win the series.

  • Match Prediction: Houston Astros to win the game.

You can watch the game on MLB TV.

Follow our dedicated page for MLB for instant news and updates.

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