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World Series Game 2: Nationals vs. Astros

The Washington Nationals routed the Houston Astros, 12-3, in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at Minute Maid Park. The Nationals lead the best-of-seven series, 1-0.

Washington Nationals' Juan Soto celebrates after a double
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Washington Nationals' Juan Soto celebrates after a double as Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa looks on during the third inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Juan Soto reacts after hitting a
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Washington Nationals' Juan Soto reacts after hitting a double during the third inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Alex Bregman hits a two-run home
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman hits a two-run home run during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Gymnast Simone Biles is handed the ceremonial first
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Gymnast Simone Biles is handed the ceremonial first pitch ball before Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Adam Eaton scores on a double
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Washington Nationals' Adam Eaton scores on a double by Anthony Rendon during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon hits a two-run scoring
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Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon hits a two-run scoring double during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, right, is forced out
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, right, is forced out at third by Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon after trying to steal during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Alex Bregman celebrates in the dugout
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman celebrates in the dugout after a two-run home run against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera dives for
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Washington Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera dives for a single by Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander laughs after
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander laughs after trying to make a play on a ball hit by Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander tries to
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander tries to make a play on a ball hit by Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Gymnast Simone Biles does a flip before throwing
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Gymnast Simone Biles does a flip before throwing the ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera reacts after striking out
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Washington Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera reacts after striking out against the Houston Astros during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner fields a single
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Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner fields a single by Houston Astros' Jose Altuve during the third inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Juan Soto hits a double during
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Washington Nationals' Juan Soto hits a double during the third inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws against
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera catches a
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Washington Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera catches a line drive by Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez during the second inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve hits a double during
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve hits a double during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander kicks the
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander kicks the mound after giving up a two-run double to Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera can't get
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Washington Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera can't get a glove on a single by Houston Astros' Michael Brantley during the third inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Gymnast Simone Biles does a flip before throwing
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Gymnast Simone Biles does a flip before throwing the ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve is safe at first
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve is safe at first as Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman drops the throw during the third inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve reacts after being thrown
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve reacts after being thrown out at third on a stolen base attempt during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve is safe at first
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve is safe at first as Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman drops the throw during the third inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Gymnast Simone Biles greets Houston Astros center fielder
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Gymnast Simone Biles greets Houston Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick after throwing the ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Alex Bregman hits a two-run home
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman hits a two-run home run during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander tries to
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander tries to make a play on a ball hit by Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals bullpen coach Henry Blanco reacts after
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Washington Nationals bullpen coach Henry Blanco reacts after giving up two runs during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon fields a ball hit
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Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon fields a ball hit by Houston Astros' Carlos Correa during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander tries to
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander tries to make a play on a ball hit by Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Adam Eaton scores on a two-run
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Washington Nationals' Adam Eaton scores on a two-run double by Anthony Rendon during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Juan Soto hits a double during
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Washington Nationals' Juan Soto hits a double during the third inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Alex Bregman is congratulated by first
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman is congratulated by first base coach Don Kelly after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Kurt Suzuki rounds the bases after
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Washington Nationals' Kurt Suzuki rounds the bases after a home run off Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Kurt Suzuki hits a home run
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Washington Nationals' Kurt Suzuki hits a home run during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander looks at
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander looks at a ball after giving up a home run to Washington Nationals' Kurt Suzuki during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals' Kurt Suzuki is congratulated after hitting
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Washington Nationals' Kurt Suzuki is congratulated after hitting a home run during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Houston Astros' Kyle Tucker reacts after striking out
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Houston Astros' Kyle Tucker reacts after striking out to end the sixth inning of Game 2 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg reacts after
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg reacts after the final out in the sixth inning of Game 2 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.

The Nationals' Kurt Suzuki celebrates after a home
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The Nationals' Kurt Suzuki celebrates after a home run during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the World Series against the Astros on Wednesday in Houston.

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