Alex Cora: Chris Sale to Start Game 1, David Price Game 2 Against Astros - NECN

Alex Cora: Chris Sale to Start Game 1, David Price Game 2 Against Astros

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    Raul's Recap: Red Sox Eliminate Yankees

    It was a celebration in the Yankees guest clubhouse as the Red Sox popped champagne and basked in their victory against their rivals the New York Yankees. While Game 4 eliminated their rivals, the Red Sox are now set to face the defending champions, the Houston Astros. (Published Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018)

    The Boston Red Sox will start ace Chris Sale in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Saturday and David Price in Game 2 on Sunday.

    Red Sox manager Alex Cora announced his first two starters during an appearance on the Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo show on the Major League Baseball Network on Wednesday.

    Sale pitched a scoreless eighth inning before giving way to closer Craig Kimbrel in Tuesday's American League Divisional Series clinching win over the New York Yankees. He was credited with the victory in Game 1 of the series after giving up 2 runs in 5-1/3 innings.

    Price, who is 0-9 as a starter in the playoffs, registered just five outs while giving up three runs as the Sox went on to lose 6-2 to the Yankees in Game 2 of the ALDS.

    Red Sox Celebrate Game 4 Triumph

    [NECN] Red Sox Celebrate Game 4 Triumph

    The Red Sox are heading to the ALCS after their victory against their rivals the New York Yankees in Game 4. Celebrating at the Yankee Stadium locker room, outfielder Mookie Betts, outfielder J.D. Martinez and pitcher Chris Sales talk about their win.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018)

    Game 1 is scheduled for Saturday at 8:09 p.m. at Fenway Park. Game 2 is scheduled for Sunday at 7:09 p.m. 

    This is shaping up as a very busy weekend in Boston sports.

    The Boston Bruins were originally scheduled to play the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday at 7 p.m., but moved their game up to 3 p.m. in order to avoid a conflict with the Red Sox playoff game.

    On Sunday, the New England Patriots are scheduled to play the Kansas City Chiefs at 8:20 p.m. in Foxborough, about an hour after the Red Sox game is scheduled to get underway.

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