Everything you should know Astros White Sox Game 1 Division Series

Next everything what you must know of the Game 1 of the Divisional Series of the American League 2021 of the Big leagues between the Astros of Houston and White socks from Chicago.

Astros roster:

White Sox roster:



  • Today this Thursday, October 7, 2021.


  • 4 PM Eastern United States.


  • Minute Maid Park Stadium (Houston)

How can I see it?



Old acquaintances

  • Tony La Russa and Dusty Baker, the managers of the Medas Blancas and Astros respectively, relive their rivalry which they bring back from their days in the NL Central when they led the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs respectively.

Young stars under 30 years of age

Both teams have star players under 30 years of age such as:


  • Carlos Correa
  • Kyle tucker
  • Alex Bregman
  • Lance McCullers Jr.

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  • Tim anderson
  • Louis robert
  • Lucas Giolito


Both teams have MVP winners


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  • McCullers
  • Framber Valdez
  • Luis Garcia
  • Jose Urquidy

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  • Giolito
  • Lance Lynn
  • Carlos Rodon
  • Dylan cease

The last time they met in the postseason

In 2005 the White Sox swept the Astros in the World Series, in the only previous meeting between the two in the postseason.

Probable lineups


Jose Altuve, 2B
Michael Brantley, LF
Alex Bregman, 3B
Yordan Alvarez, DH
Yuli Gurriel, 1B
Carlos Correa, SS
Kyle Tucker, LF
Jake Meyers, CF
Martin Maldonado, C

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Tim Anderson, SS
Luis Robert, CF
Jose Abreu, 1B
Yasmani Grandal, C
Eloy Jiménez, LF
Yoán Moncada, 3B
Gavin Sheets, DH
Leury Garcia, RF
Cesar Hernandez, 2B



  • McCullers (Zack Greinke available for long stint)

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  • Tucker
  • Gurriel
  • Altuve
  • strap

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Something else you should know

  • There will be no automatic runner at second base in extra innings in the postseason.
  • The Astros are in the playoffs for the sixth time in seven years, including a franchise record for the fifth straight year.
  • The White Sox have made the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time in franchise history.
  • La Russa has 70 career postseason victories, six pennants and three World Series titles.

With information and video from MLB.com (Brian McTaggart and Scott Merkin).

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