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Troy Tulowitzki headed for MRI on back after outfield collision

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UPDATE: Jon Morosi just said on the FOX broadcast that X-rays on Tulowitzki came back negative. However, he’s now scheduled to undergo an MRI on his upper back. There should be more clarity on his status after that.

2:30 p.m. ET: According to FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi, Tulowitzki is undergoing X-rays on his rib and back.

1:57 p.m. ET: Scary moment in this afternoon’s Blue Jays/Yankees game, as shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was forced to exit after colliding with teammate Kevin Pillar in shallow center field.

Tulowitzki and Pillar were both going after a fly ball off the bat of Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius. It was a bizarre scene, as Tulowitzki made the catch before Pillar barreled into his back. It took Tulowitzki a second to react to what happened, but he eventually fell on to his back and remained on the ground before slowly walking off the field.

Cliff Pennington has entered the game to play second base while Ryan Goins has moved over to play shortstop. We’ll pass along an update on Tulowitzki’s status when it’s made available.

Nationals, Astros lineups for World Series Game 1

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We’re less than four hours away from the first pitch of the 2019 World Series. We’ve known for a couple of days that it’d be all about Max Scherzer facing Gerrit Cole. As of a few moments ago we know the lineups each of those aces will face:

NATIONALS

1. Trea Turner (R) SS
2. Adam Eaton (L) RF
3. Anthony Rendon (R) 3B
4. Juan Soto (L) LF
5. Howie Kendrick (R) DH
6. Asdrúbal Cabrera (S) 2B
7. Ryan Zimmerman (R) 1B
8. Kurt Suzuki (R) C
9. Víctor Robles (R) CF

As expected, Howie Kendrick gets the nod at DH, which takes Washington’s worst infield glove out of the equation while keeping his bat in play.

ASTROS

1. George Springer (R) CF
2. José Altuve (R) 2B
3. Michael Brantley (L) LF
4. Alex Bregman (R) 3B
5. Yuli Gurriel (R) 1B
6. Carlos Correa (R) SS
7. Yordan Álvarez (L) DH
8. Martín Maldonado (R) C
9. Josh Reddick (L) RF

We’re pretty much used to these guys at this point.