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Open Thread for Tuesday’s Playoff Games

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Divisional Round - Boston Red Sox v Houston Astros - Game Two Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

We have two games today. We don’t have many two game days left this year.

Astros play the Yankees at 5:00 Eastern. Astros are up 2-1.

Sonny Gray gets the start for the Yankees. He hasn’t pitched, in a game, since October 5th. He only went 3.1 innings in that start, giving up 3 earned.

Lance McCullers starts for the Astros. This is his first start of the playoffs. He pitched 3 innings of relief work against the Red Sox on October 9th. He allowed 2 runs off 3 hits and 2 walks in that game.

Today's Lineups

HOUSTON ASTROS NEW YORK YANKEES
George Springer - CF Brett Gardner - LF
Josh Reddick - RF Aaron Judge - RF
Jose Altuve - 2B Didi Gregorius - SS
Carlos Correa - SS Gary Sanchez - DH
Yulieski Gurriel - 1B Greg Bird - 1B
Alex Bregman - 3B Starlin Castro - 2B
Carlos Beltran - DH Aaron Hicks - CF
Marwin Gonzalez - LF Todd Frazier - 3B
Brian McCann - C Austin Romine - C
Lance McCullers - RHP Sonny Gray - RHP

Tonight, at 9:00 Eastern:

Dodgers at the Cubs. Dodgers are up 2-0.

Yu Darvish vs Kyle Hendricks.

Darvish allowed 1 run in 5 innings in his start against the Diamondbacks.

Hendricks is 1-0 in 2 starts, with a 3.27 ERA in the playoffs.