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Evan Gattis, Enrique Hernandez at DH in World Series Game 3 lineups

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Update (6:46 PM ET): The Dodgers made an adjustment to their lineup. Joc Pederson will now DH and Enrique Hernandez will play left field. Previously, Hernandez was slated to DH and Pederson was in left. The lineup is otherwise the same.

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The World Series resumes on Friday night at 8 PM at Minute Maid Park in Houston between the Dodgers and Astros. American League park, American League rules. Evan Gattis will DH for the Astros and Enrique Hernandez will do so for the Dodgers.

Here are the lineups.

Astros

CF George Springer
3B Alex Bregman
2B Jose Altuve
SS Carlos Correa
1B Yuli Gurriel
RF Josh Reddick
DH Evan Gattis
LF Marwin Gonzalez
C Brian McCann

SP Lance McCullers

Dodgers

CF Chris Taylor
SS Corey Seager
3B Justin Turner
1B Cody Bellinger
RF Yasiel Puig
2B Logan Forsythe
C Austin Barnes
DH Joc Pederson
LF Enrique Hernandez

SP Yu Darvish

It’s worth noting that Reddick has been moved up to the No. 6 spot in the Astros’ batting order. He went hitless through the first six games of the ALCS, a span of 23 plate appearances. However, he’s hit safely in each of his last three games — Game 7 of the ALCS and the first two games of the World Series. Manager A.J. Hinch may feel like Reddick has broken out of his slump.

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts gives Joc Pederson another start after getting the nod in Game 2. He went 1-for-3 with a solo home run. This will mark only his third start for the Dodgers this postseason.

Ex-Angels employee charged in overdose death of Tyler Skaggs

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FORT WORTH, Texas — A former Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year’s overdose death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, prosecutors in Texas announced Friday.

Eric Prescott Kay was arrested in Fort Worth, Texas, and made his first appearance Friday in federal court, according to Erin Nealy Cox, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas. Kay was communications director for the Angels.

Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room in the Dallas area July 1, 2019, before the start of what was supposed to be a four-game series against the Texas Rangers. The first game was postponed before the teams played the final three games.

Skaggs died after choking on his vomit with a toxic mix of alcohol and the powerful painkillers fentanyl and oxycodone in his system, a coroner’s report said. Prosecutors accused Kay of providing the fentanyl to Skaggs and others, who were not named.

“Tyler Skaggs’s overdose – coming, as it did, in the midst of an ascendant baseball career – should be a wake-up call: No one is immune from this deadly drug, whether sold as a powder or hidden inside an innocuous-looking tablet,” Nealy Cox said.

If convicted, Kay faces up to 20 years in prison. Federal court records do not list an attorney representing him, and an attorney who previously spoke on his behalf did not immediately return a message seeking comment.