Martin Maldonado sitting for Houston in Game 6

Houston Astros catcher Martin Maldonado is not in the lineup on Tuesday in Game 6 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals.

What It Means:

Maldonado is being replaced behind the plate by Robinson Chirinos against Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg.

In seven games this postseason, Maldonado has a .300 batting average with .833 OPS across 21 plate appearances.