JJ Watt will throw first pitch at Game 3 of World Series

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HOUSTON – Houston Texans football star J.J. Watt will throw the first pitch at Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night, a spokeswoman for the Houston Astros said Thursday.

The Astros returned home Thursday after a thrilling, extra-inning Game 2 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers in California on Wednesday night.

Game 3 will start just after 7 p.m. Friday at Minute Maid Park in downtown Houston.

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