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Astros at Red Sox | 8:08 p.m. (FS1)

ALCS Game 3: Astros at Red Sox lineups and pregame notes

The American League Championship Series shifts to Fenway Park for the next three games, beginning with Game 3 Monday night.Barry Chin/Globe Staff

After the Red Sox and Astros split the first two games in Houston, the American League Championship Series shifts to Fenway Park for the next three games.

The Red Sox made sure a Game 5 would be necessary by bouncing back from a Game 1 loss and pounding out a 9-5 win in Game 2.

Eduardo Rodriguez will get the start for the Sox on two extra days of rest. In two starts against the Astros last spring, he allowed 12 earned runs on 13 hits and 5 walks over 9⅓ innings. He last faced Houston June 10.


“The pitcher that we have now compared to who he was when we went there and then he pitched here, it’s a lot different,” said Red Sox manager Alex Cora. “The velocity is up. The changeup is where he wants it.”


ASTROS: Altuve 2B, Brantley LF, Bregman 3B, Alvarez DH, Correa SS, Tucker RF, Gurriel 1B, Siri CF, Maldonado C.

Pitching: RHP José Urquidy (8-3, 3.62 ERA)

RED SOX: Schwarber 1B, Hernández CF, Devers 3B, Bogaerts SS, Verdugo LF, Martinez DH, Renfroe RF, Vázquez C, Arroyo 2B.

Pitching: LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (13-8, 4.74 ERA)

Time: 8:08 p.m.

TV, radio: FS1, WEEI-FM 93.7

Astros vs. Rodriguez: Carlos Correa 6-10, Jose Altuve 5-13, Alex Bregman 5-12, Aledmys Díaz, 3-12, Martín Maldonado 2-9, Jason Castro 0-8, Yuli Gurriel 2-8, Michael Brantley 1-6, Kyle Tucker 1-4, Yordan Alvarez 1-2, Chas McCormick 0-2.

Red Sox vs. Urquidy: Xander Bogaerts 0-3, Rafael Devers 0-2, Kiké Hernández 0-3, J.D. Martinez 0-2, Hunter Renfroe 1-2, Danny Santana 0-5, Alex Verdugo 1-3, Christian Vázquez 1-2.

Stat of the day: Hernández is 16 of 32 in seven postseason games with four doubles, five home runs, nine RBIs, and nine runs.

Notes: Rodriguez went winless in two playoff starts against Tampa Bay in the ALDS, going 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA. He is 0-1 with a 7.02 ERA in 10 career postseason games (three starts) … Urquidy is set to make his 2021 postseason debut. The 26-year-old had been in line to start Game 4 of the Division Series against the White Sox before it was rained out. In his postseason career, he is 1-1 with a 2.81 ERA in eight appearances (four starts) … The Sox are 3-0 in home playoff games this year, averaging six runs. They have won six consecutive playoff games at Fenway Park going back to 2018.


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