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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Yankees, Astros plan all relievers in ALCS Game 4 vs. Astros

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees and Astros plan all-bullpen games from the start in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series in a sign of the times.

With the best-of-seven series tied 1-1, New York’s Luis Severino starts Game 3 on Tuesday against Gerrit Cole. Masahiro Tanaka began the opener for the Yankees and James Paxton was on the mound for Game 2.

Neither team had a starting pitcher it wanted to use for Game 4 on Wednesday.

“J.A. Happ could very much be in the mix, as well as I picture our bullpen being unleashed on that day,” New York manager Aaron Boone said Monday as the series shifted to Yankee Stadium.

For those of you who can’t get enough of the parade of anonymous relievers that makes up so much of contemporary baseball…..

 

QLE Posted: October 15, 2019 at 12:42 AM | 18 comment(s)
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