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Sports E-Rod to start Game 3 for Red Sox against Astros' Urquidy

00:21  18 october  2021
00:21  18 october  2021 Source:   msn.com

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Red Sox : Backed by two grand slams in Game 2, the Red Sox continue to roll at the plate. Manager Alex Cora will roll out a nearly identical lineup for Game 3 , except at catcher, where Christian Vázquez figures to be back in there. Astros : José Urquidy (8-3, 3.62 ERA) last pitched on the final day of the regular season (Oct. 3), a home start vs. the A’s, allowing three runs with a walk and three strikeouts over six innings. The right-hander did not pitch in the American League Division Series. He was tabbed to start Game 4 vs. the White Sox , but a rainout delayed that game by a day and the Astros instead turned to

HOUSTON – José Urquidy says he was completely unconcerned about the lack of pitching against real opponents for two weeks, as he has prepared himself physically and mentally for when the day would come to climb the hill again. That day will finally be Monday, when I will start Game 3 of the American League Championship Series; the first when competition for a ticket to the Fall Classic resumes at the home of the Boston Red Sox , as announced by Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker on Saturday.

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez will start Game 3 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros, Boston manager Alex Cora said, leaving righty Nick Pivetta available for Game 4 — or the bullpen, if necessary.

  E-Rod to start Game 3 for Red Sox against Astros' Urquidy © Provided by The Canadian Press

Cora revealed his decision Sunday after a little bit of intrigue: When the team's availability was announced at around 2:30 p.m., the 4 p.m. interviewee was identified as “Game 3 starter.”

The Astros will go with righty José Urquidy on Monday night.

Rodriguez was 13-9 with a 4.74 ERA this season after missing all of last year due to coronavirus-related heart disease. He is 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA this postseason, with two starts against the Tampa Bay Rays in the Division Series; he allowed two runs while getting five outs in Game 1, then pitched five innings and allowed two runs on three hits in Boston's Game 4 clincher.

Rodriguez faced the Astros twice during the regular season, allowing a .351 batting average and six runs per game.

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