Alex Cora, manager of the Red Sox, defines the last details for the game against his former team, the Houston Astros after pick left-hander Chris Sale and right-hander Nathan Eovaldi as starters of the first two games of the Championship Series.
Do not forget that Sale received some criticism for his performance in a couple of recent starts. who was in charge. But Alex Cora has all the hopes in his opener when saying before the mass media: “Everybody has to be a part of this. We feel comfortable with Chris and the rest he has. ”
Alex Cora also maintained that he is the first choice for the Boston team: “It’s Chris Sale. At one point, he has to launch this series. We are very comfortable with him tomorrow.”
The institution of Boston entered the postseason from the wild card game against the eternal rival, the New York Yankees after having a campaign with a record of 92-70 in the East of the American League, one of the most competitive. The most surprising thing is that at the hand of Alex Cora they managed to defeat the Rays who started as favorites.
The Astros, for their part, were the second best club in the American League by registeringr 95 games won throughout the regular season and after dispatching the White Sox with wide dominance.
Within the statistics, Eovaldi let go of two earned runs in a single start and has a relief against the Astros for a total of 7.1 innings.s. While Sale has 11 earned runs in three starts over the Houston team in postseason appearances with 13.2 innings.
Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox have an important date tomorrow October 15 at Minute Maid Park to try to get ehe first game of the Championship Series and Alex Cora will be the figure to follow after the scandal with Houston of the theft of signals for which he was suspended in 2020.