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2021 MLB playoffs: Red Sox vs. Astros odds, ALCS Game 3 picks, predictions from proven computer model

The Houston Astros will look to regain the home-field advantage they lost in Saturday's defeat when they take on the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the 2021 American League Championship Series on Monday. The Red Sox (92-70), who belted two grand slams in a 9-5 win in Game 2, are 20-15 against Houston at Fenway Park all-time, including a 2-2 postseason mark. The Astros (95-67), who won the AL West title, are coming off a 3-1 ALDS win over the Chicago White Sox. Boston defeated the New York Yankees in the Wild Card Game before ousting the Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS.
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Red Sox ALCS Game 3 Today: Red Sox vs Astros Lineup, Odds, Prediction, Pick, Pitcher, TV Channel for October 18

After splitting the first two games of the pennant series, the Red Sox and Astros are in Boston for the next three games. The Red Sox have the upper hand for the first time in the series. While the Astros are without ace starter Lance McCullers Jr. and potentially fellow starter Luis Garcia, who was pulled after one inning on Saturday, the Sox have been making history by hitting grand slams left and right.
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The Crawfish Boxes

Astros Crawfish Boil: October 18th, 2021

Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here and listen to the latest version of Locked on Astros, our partnered podcast, here. Game 3 is at 7 CT tonight and here’s a primer ( And if it’s anything like the ALDS, Fenway is going to be LOUD ( It’ll...
True Blue LA

MLB postseason schedule: ALCS heads to Fenway Park

The Astros and Red Sox shift to Fenway Park for Game 3. the Dodgers and Braves are off as they travel to Los Angeles with Atlanta up 2-0. Houston Astros @ Boston Red Sox (series tied 1-1) With so many injuries to the pitching staff, the Astros arrive in Boston...

E-Rod to start Game 3 for Red Sox against Astros’ Urquidy

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox insist Eduardo Rodriguez isn’t the same pitcher who gave up 12 runs in two starts against the Astros in the regular season. “A couple of years ago, if I was in this position, I had a lot of pressure. But now I just take every game as a game,” he said on Sunday after being picked to start for Boston in Game 3 starter for the AL Championship Series against Houston.
Bleacher Report

ALCS Bracket 2021: Schedule, Odds, World Series Predictions Before Game 3

The Boston Red Sox followed the same blueprint on the road to start the first two rounds of the MLB postseason. In ALCS Game 2, the Red Sox used their bats to pull away from the Houston Astros, just like their 14-run output in ALDS Game 2 versus the Tampa Bay Rays.

E-Rod gets G3 nod: 'It's really big for me'

BOSTON -- With a couple of good choices at his disposal to start Monday night’s Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, Red Sox manager Alex Cora decided to give the nod to veteran lefty Eduardo Rodriguez. • ALCS Game 3 presented by loanDepot: Monday, 8 p.m. ET on...

Mazz: Take five for these 10 quick takes on the Red Sox, Astros and the ALCS

Ten quick takes (or observations) on the Red Sox and Astros entering Games 3, 4 and 5 at Fenway Park, where Boston is 3-0 this postseason and has won six straight playoff games overall overall dating back to 2018 …. Don't be fooled by the Chris Sale gamble. The Sox...

Two walk-offs in two days in the NLCS, and a competitive ALCS heading into game three

Welcome to ‘Marty’s Musings’, my weekly column of numbers summarizing the happenings in the baseball world. I am your guide for taking an analytic look at the news and notes throughout the game, and highlighting key pitching matchups. Welcome to ‘Marty’s Musings’, my weekly column of numbers summarizing the happenings...

Alex Cora Names Starter For Red Sox-Astros ALCS Game 3 At Fenway Park

The wait finally is over and we know who will start for the Boston Red Sox for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Monday night. Manager Alex Cora revealed to reporters Eduardo Rodriguez will toe the rubber against the Houston Astros as the series shifts back to Fenway Park for Games 3 and 4.

Chicago White Sox: 1 rookie was magnificent in the ALDS

The Chicago White Sox had a lot of different players contribute to their success in 2021. Some of them were expected and some of them were unexpected. One of those who brought unexpected success is Gavin Sheets. He was magnificent from the day he was called up onward. It didn’t take long for him to make an impact at the MLB level.

2021 MLB playoffs: Schedules, postseason bracket, analysis and updates

The 2021 MLB playoffs are finally here. After expanding to 16 teams in 2020, Major League Baseball returns to its familiar 10-team postseason format in 2021, starting with a Boston Red Sox victory over the New York Yankees in the American League Wild Card Game. The Red Sox went on to shock the Tampa Bay Rays by defeating them 3-1 in one ALDS series, while the Houston Astros took care of business against the Chicago White Sox in the other.
New York Post

Red Sox vs. Astros prediction: Fade this pitcher in ALCS Game 3

Ready for another edition of “Who Said It?”… “I don’t want to be hearing boos. I understand they have a right to be upset. At the same time I don’t like that.” New York Giants DL Leonard Williams or Mayor Bill de Blasio? … “I’m so filled with emotion. It’s extraordinary.” William Shatner or Urban Meyer? … “Fredo, you’re nothing to me now. You’re not a brother, you’re not a friend. I don’t want to know you or what you do. I don’t want to see you at the hotels, I don’t want you near my house. When you see our mother, I want to know a day in advance, so I won’t be there. You understand?” Andrew Cuomo or Chris Cuomo? Tough one, huh?

NLCS Game 2 open thread

Four teams are left standing. The only intruder in comparison with last year’s League Championship Series is the Red Sox, who defeated the Rays in a four-game Division Series, preventing a repeat of all four contestants. Here’s the coverage of the LCS. What happened last night?. ALCS Game 1. Boston...