Division Series Game Thread: Monday, Oct. 9

BOSTON RED SOX (1-2) vs. HOUSTON ASTROS (2-1)
Monday, October 9, 2017 • 1:08 p.m. ET • Fenway Park • Boston, MA
RHP Rick Porcello (11-17, 4.65) vs. RHP Charlie Morton (14-7, 3.62)
ALDS Game 4 • TV: FS1 • Radio: WEEI 93.7 FM, ESPN Radio, WCEC 1490 AM (Spanish)

The Red Sox will look to keep their season alive this afternoon after pulling out an exciting 10-3 victory Sunday at Fenway. Boston will send Rick Porcello to the mound with hopes to send the series back to Houston.

RED SOX LINEUP

  1. Dustin Pedroia – 2B
  2. Xander Bogaerts – SS
  3. Andrew Benintendi – LF
  4. Mookie Betts – RF
  5. Mitch Moreland – 1B
  6. Hanley Ramirez – DH
  7. Rafael Devers – 3B
  8. Christian Vazquez – C
  9. Jackie Bradley – CF

ASTROS LINEUP

  1. George Springer – CF
  2. Josh Reddick – RF
  3. Jose Altuve – 2B
  4. Carlos Correa – SS
  5. Marwin Gonzalez – LF
  6. Alex Bregman – 3B
  7. Yuli Gurriel – 1B
  8. Evan Gattis – DH
  9. Brian McCann – C

Washington Nationals (1-1) vs. Chicago Cubs (1-1)
National League Division Series, Game Three, October 9, 2017, Wrigley Field
RHP Max Scherzer (0-0, 0.00) vs. LHP José Quintana (0-0, 0.00)

The Nats will look to take the lead in the division series this afternoon with their ace Max Scherzer on the hill. Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman propelled Washington to victory Saturday night with a pair of long balls in the late goings.

NATIONALS LINEUP

  1. Trea Turner – SS
  2. Bryce Harper – RF
  3. Anthony Rendon – 3B
  4. Daniel Murphy – 2B
  5. Ryan Zimmerman – 1B
  6. Jayson Werth – LF
  7. Matt Wieters – C
  8. Michael A. Taylor – CF
  9. Max Scherzer – RHP

CUBS LINEUP

  1. Jon Jay – CF
  2. Kris Bryant – 3B
  3. Anthony Rizzo – 1B
  4. Willson Contreras – C
  5. Ben Zobrist – 2B
  6. Kyle Schwarber – LF
  7. Jason Heyward – RF
  8. Addison Russell – SS
  9. Jose  Quintana – LHP

NEW YORK YANKEES (1-2/91-71) vs. CLEVELAND INDIANS (2-1/102-60)
RHP Luis Severino (0-0, 81.00) vs. RHP Trevor Bauer (1-0, 0.00)
Monday, October 9, 2017 • Yankee Stadium • 7:08 p.m. ET
TV: FS1 • Radio: WFAN 660AM/101.9FM (English), WADO 1280AM (Spanish)

The Yankees edged out the Tribe Sunday night by a score of 1-0. Greg Bird was the lone tally, launching a home run off Andrew Miller to give New York another day of life. The Bombers will look to send the series back to Cleveland for a decisive Game 5 this afternoon.

YANKEES LINEUP

  1. Brett Gardner – LF
  2. Aaron Judge – RF
  3. Didi Gregorius – SS
  4. Gary Sanchez – C
  5. Greg Bird – 1B
  6. Starlin Castro – 2B
  7. Chase Headley – DH
  8. Todd Frazier – 3B
  9. Aaron Hicks – CF

INDIANS LINEUP

  1. Francisco Lindor – SS
  2. Jason Kipnis – CF
  3. Jose Ramirez – 2B
  4. Jay Bruce – RF
  5. Carlos Santana – 1B
  6. Michael Brantley – DHL
  7. Lonnie Chisenhall – LF
  8. Roberto Perez – C
  9. Giovanny Urshela – 3B

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