LIVE BLOG: Astros win 5-3, take 2-1 series lead

it's been a long journey Astros fans.

HOUSTON – Minute Maid Park will be rocking Friday night as the World Series comes to Houston for a critical Game 3 between the Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Lance McCullers Jr. will take the mound against against Yu Darvish of the Dodgers with the series tied, 1-1.

Follow all of the big social moments from the game below and be sure to follow KHOU 11 Sports' Jason BristolMatt Musil and Daniel Gotera for their play-by-play and quick takes.

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ANALYSIS: Why the Astros have the edge over the Dodgers in Game 3

FESTIVITIES: J.J. Watt will throw out first pitch in Game 3 at Minute Maid

PHOTOS: 50 snaps of J.J. Watt off the field

FESTIVITIES: 7-year-old with 3-D printed hand to throw out World Series first pitch

FESTVITIES: Houston lights up in blue and orange for the 'Stros

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READ: George Springer won't be silenced in World Series spotlight

PHOTOS: George Springer shines in national spotlight


Two down, two to go!

Springer so close to a grand slam.

Astros still holding onto lead in the 7th.

Dodgers starting to close the gap.

What a way to end the night!

Houston already has one champion in the house tonight.

Another run for the 'Stros!

McCullers looking good.

Puig got greedy.

Dodgers get one.

What an inning for the 'Stros! See Yu later!

Altuve gets in on the action.

Bregman with the sacrifice.

Marwin drives one in!

Reddick gets a double.

Yuli with the first big shot!



Springer getting things started off right.

Well, yeah!

JJ with the ceremonial first pitch.

Challenger the Eagle takes flight.

Baseball is art.

Ready to go.

PHOTOS: Astros take on Dodgers at home in World Series Game 3

PHOTOS: Fans enjoy World Series Game 3 at Minute Maid Park


WATCH: Pre-game festivities.

This is great!

We like the change.

A moment captured forever...

We're ready!

Turn down for Watt!!!

Light 'em up!


Astros lifting everyone's spirits.

Look who will be stopping by tonight.

We'll take Altuve in this one.


It's the Chief!!!


One of the heroes during Harvey and a Houston icon.

The Astros star getting ready for the spotlight tonight.

Bun B rocking the stage outside the Juice Box.

Just a quick look outside Minute Maid.

Astros owner getting a look at the squad before Game 3.

How much do you have?

Where you at Astros fans?!!!

Better late than never.

Your starting line-up for Friday night.

Downtown will be rockin' tonight!

Cue it up.

Need help getting around?

What a journey!

POLL: Who you got tonight?

Well, yeah!


Giddy up!

What a drive!



PHOTOS: Team KHOU is rockin' the Orange & Blue!

POLL: Your prediction?

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