Diversion 1 of the 2017 World Series highlighted a pitchers’ duel between aces: Dallas Keuchel for the Astros and Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers. Kershaw was better, LA returned home keeps running from Chris Taylor and Justin Turner, and the NL champs won the opener 3-1 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.Kershaw struck out 11 out of seven innings and permitted only a performance grand slam to Alex Bregman.Brandon Morrow and Kenley Jansen each worked an ideal inning of help to give Kershaw a win in his World Series debut.This year’s matchup is one of a kind in that the groups were division opponents for over four decades previously the Astros moved to the American League for the 2013 season. MLB World Series 2017 Live Stream
SN’s Jason Foster has a perfect summary of the greatest minutes in the groups’ rivalry.Weather should be a factor Tuesday evening: The gametime (8:09 p.m. ET/5:09 p.m. PT) temperature was gauge to be 100 degrees (UPDATE: Official temp was a record 103). There was stress the warmth could deplete Keuchel and Kershaw and power the groups to swing to their warm up areas early. Such a great amount for that.Jansen does his thing, resigning Houston all together. Springer gets the sombrero, Bregman lines to focus and Altuve flies to right. Time of diversion: 2 hours, 28 minutes, the speediest World Series amusement in 25 years (1992 Game 4, Braves versus Blue Jays).Chris Devenski replaces Peacock on the hill and works a 1-2-3 inning: substitute Charlie Culberson strikeout, Taylor travel to focus, Turner strikeout. Kenley Jansen will attempt to finish off Game 1 for the Dodgers in the ninth.Keuchel gets Puig and Hernandez on groundouts, at that point leaves in the wake of enabling a solitary to Seager. Right-hander Brad Peacock enters help. He strolls Forsythe however then gets Barnes to travel to Springer. Keuchel’s last line: 6 2/3, six hits, three runs (all earned), one walk, three strikeouts. BREAKING: Kershaw is out of the diversion. Brandon Morrow will begin the eighth. Andre Ethier was in the on-deck hover to hit for Kershaw if Barnes had come to. Kershaw’s last line: Seven innings, three hits, one run (earned), no strolls, 11 strikeouts.Time to extend after Kershaw works around Altuve’s leadoff single: Correa 5-4 defender’s decision, Gurriel 6-4 defender’s decision after Seager bobbles a carefully fit DP ball, McCann flyout to focus.