World Series Game One discussion thread October 27, 2021 by Lone Star Ball Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images The Braves and the Astros, Game 1 The World Series starts today. The Houston Astros take on the Atlanta Braves. Framber Valdez starts for the Astros. Charlie Morton starts for the Braves. 7:09 p.m. Central start time. Discuss it here.