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White Sox vs Astros live stream: How to watch ALDS Game 2 online

Lucas Giolito and Framber Valdez will pitch in the White Sox vs Astros live stream
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It's time for the White Sox vs Astros live stream, which finds Houston looking to build off its commanding 6-1 game one victory as Chicago is left looking for answers they hope to find in this MLB live stream.  

White Sox vs Astros time, tv channel

The White Sox vs Astros game is today (Oct. 8).
• Time — 2:07 p.m. ET / 11:07 a.m. PT / 7:07 p.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on MBLN via Sling
• U.K. — Watch on BT Sport
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

Lance McCullers was dominant over his 6.2 innings against the White Sox in game one, allowing just four hits and issuing no walks. McCullers allowed just one hit threw six innings, before the Sox started to get to him in the seventh, when the Astros went to the bullpen.  

At the plate, Houston got on the board with an RBI single from Jake Meyers in the second inning, then scored two in the third and tacked on another two runs on a single by Michael Brantley in the fourth. Yordan Alvarez capped off Houston’s scoring with a moonshot of a solo homer to right center in the sixth. Chicago’s lone run came on a Jose Abreu RBI single in the eighth. Abreu went 2-for-4 on the day after dealing with flu-like symptoms earlier in the week.

The White Sox send Lucas Giolito to the hill for game two, the Astros counter with the lefty Framber Valdez. Giolito went 11-9 on the season with a 3.53 ERA. Back on July 17th, he pitched a complete game against the Stros’ allowing just one run on three hits. Valdez is coming off a 11-6 season with a 3.14 ERA. Two of his starts came against Chicago this season. He went 1-1 while allowing seven runs on 13 hits over 13.1 innings of work.

The Astros are 1.5-run favorites against White Sox. The over/under is 8 runs.

 

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White Sox vs Astros live streams in the US

In the US, White Sox vs Astros is going to be broadcast on MLB Network, which is available with most cable packages and Sling TV — one of the best cable TV alternatives.

In the U.S., the White Sox vs Astros game is today (Oct. 8) at 2:07 p.m. ET. 

You'll want to get at least Sling Blue + Sports Extra for the post-season, as this $46 per month combo will get you everything you need for the post season with local Fox affiliates (when available), TBS, FS1 and the MLB Network. Want ESPN? Upgrade to the Sling Orange & Blue + Sports Extra ($61 per month total) for that network.

Sling TV

Sling TV's $46 Sling Blue + Sports Extra is the best option for streaming the whole MLB post-season, with Fox in select markets, MLB Network, ESPN and the Turner channels including TBS.

White Sox vs Astros live streams in the UK

You can watch White Sox vs Astros live stream across the pond beginning at 7:07 p.m. local BST Friday night.  Those in the U.K. will want BT Sport, for MLB Networks coverage of the game.

Another option for non-BT subscribers is the BT Sport Monthly Pass (£25), which lets you watch via an app for a fixed time, with no need for a lengthy commitment.

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White Sox vs Astros live streams in Canada

Canadian baseball fans are out of luck for this broadcast as TSN nor SportsNet are carrying this White Sox vs Astros live streams in Canada.

Marc Farzetta

Marc is a contributing sportswriter at Tom’s Guide covering the NFL, NBA and MLB as well as various other leagues. He is a graduate of Temple University where he studied Broadcasting and Journalism. Marc’s previous stops include the Trenton Times and NBC Sports Philadelphia. He also worked on the production crew of NBC Sunday Night Football for 11 seasons. When not working, Marc is probably sipping his next espresso to get him ready for more work.