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

Oct. 17, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox insist Eduardo Rodriguez isn't the same pitcher who gave up 12 runs in two starts against the Astros in the regular season. And he says he isn't the same guy who faced them in his playoff debut four years ago, either. ...

Dynamic duo: Altuve, Correa both get top billing for Astros

Oct. 17, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When it comes to dynamic duos, there’s often a clear-cut top dog and a trusty sidekick. That’s not the case with second baseman Jose Altuve and shortstop Carlos Correa, Houston’s middle-infield combo who both shine equally bright for the Astros. ...

Grand game: Boston's 2 slams lead 9-5 ALCS win over Astros

Oct. 16, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers helped the Red Sox have a grand old time in Houston. Boston became the first team to slug two grand slams in a postseason game, with Martinez and Devers connecting in the first two innings of a 9-5 win over the Astros on...

Astros' García exits ALCS Game 2 early with knee injury

Oct. 16, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston starter Luis García left Game 2 of the AL Championship Series in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox with right knee discomfort. The rookie walked Kevin Plawecki leading off the second inning and was then visited on the mound by a...

Red Sox become 1st team with 2 slams in a postseason game

Oct. 16, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Ain't it grand? The Boston Red Sox became the first team with two grand slams in a postseason game Saturday in Game 2 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Perhaps as noteworthy: they only needed two innings to do...

Houston's McCullers looking for ways to help despite injury

Oct. 16, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Sidelined for the AL Championship Series, Houston Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. is heartbroken. He is trying to stay upbeat by helping the rest of his team in its matchup with the Boston Red Sox. “It’s been a tough couple of days, but I can help...

Correa's time: Late HR helps Astros top Bosox in ALCS opener

Oct. 16, 2021 01:35 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa paused a few seconds at the plate and tapped the spot on his wrist where a watch would be. “It’s my time!” the Houston Astros star screamed. That it is. And if his time with the Astros runs out...

Houston ace McCullers left off ALCS roster against Red Sox

Oct. 15, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. has been left off Houston's roster for the AL Championship Series against Boston because of a strained muscle in arm, a huge blow to a team looking to advance to the World Series for the second time in three seasons. ...

A capsule look at the Red Sox-Astros playoff series

Oct. 15, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Houston, 8:07 p.m. (Fox); Game 2, Saturday, at Houston, 4:20 p.m. (Fox and FS1);...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox and Astros open ALCS, Cards' Shildt out

Oct. 15, 2021 03:49 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ HERE WE GO AGAIN For the second time in four seasons, the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros are set to play for the American League pennant. The best-of-seven AL Championship...