He's analytical, insightful and pleasant in demeanour. In the fifth, he walked Bregman with one out and then, with two outs, he walked White.
"If you need motivation in Game 3 of the ALCS, you better check yourself", said Cora. "He'll be here [Tuesday] and hopefully physically he's ready to go, and we'll decide when he pitches".
"And that edge, you can bring that edge to the ballpark every day". Eovaldi was asked about it Monday afternoon in Houston, but said he didn't get to see the video.
"I came here to win a World Series and to do it multiple times.", said Price. "It's all strengths. When you look across the board, all 25 guys on the roster are good baseball players all around". Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run homer for the Astros, who host the next three games after losing for the first time in this year's postseason. The record they tied was set by. the Houston Astros, but back when they were in the National League, and back in 2001-2004.
Sale picked up the win in Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees when he pitched into the sixth inning.
"From what I know, it's nothing serious, but obviously, whenever you have to go to the hospital you gotta be, quote-unquote, worried. We have to take care of him first".
Game 4: Wednesday, Oct. 17: Red Sox at Astros, 7:39 p.m.
Down 4-2, the Sox still gave Price one last chance for a shutdown inning.
With two out and a man on, the pop-out fell just a few feet short of the Monster, allowing the Red Sox to secure the split and essentially keep them in the series. His focus is on giving the Red Sox another quality start this postseason.
Following the Red Sox's Game 2 win over the Astros on Sunday, Boston manager Alex Cora told reporters that Sale's ailment did not affect his performance in Game 1.
Cora maintained before the game that Sunday was not a must-win. Whenever starters needed to be picked up, they picked us up and vice versa.
"I don't take it personal", he said. Benintendi singled to score Betts and scored himself on a single by Rafael Devers, who was making his first appearance of the series.
Based on their depth and form, however, there is far less desperation in the Astros' approach.
"It's a little uncharacteristic", Hinch said. "Whether that's at the beginning of spring, into the season or entering a playoff series with all the expectations and the target is on our back".
Price's third inning was more his own doing.
"I don't like it at all", Keuchel said on Monday. "And I think it's cool".
Porcello, the reliever, has been quite different than Porcello, the starter. "Thats my first team win as a starter".
Bradley dug in one batter later against Astros' right-hander Gerrit Cole, who held left-handed hitters to just a.519 OPS this season.
Chris Sale was admitted to Mass General Hospital on Sunday with a stomach illness, but has been released today and will rejoin the team Tuesday.