World Series Game 1 Live Updates: Atlanta and Houston Face Off

ImageEddie Rosario may be the hottest hitter on the planet but with a lefty on the mound for Houston, he’s moving down in Atlanta’s lineup for Game 1. 
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HOUSTON — Eddie Rosario may be the hottest hitter on the planet, but after batting leadoff in five of the six N.L. Championship Series games against Los Angeles, knocking out 14 hits and being named as series M.V.P., Jorge Soler’s return to the lineup has dropped Rosario down to fifth in Atlanta’s lineup for Game 1 of the World Series.

The reason? Left-hander Framber Valdez is starting for Houston. The only time Rosario did not lead off in the N.L.C.S., the Dodgers had started lefty Julio Urias. Soler, who was activated from the Covid-19…

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