Astros To Start Luis Garcia In Game 3
Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports that the Houston Astros will start Luis Garcia in Game 3 of the ALDS. In 30 appearances and 28 starts, Garcia went 11-8 with a 3.30 ERA, a 1.17 WHIP, and 167 strikeouts.
Dusty said Luis Garcia will start Game 3 and they will probably go with Jose Urquidy in Game 4, if needed.
— Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) October 8, 2021
He’s made only one appearance against the White Sox, which occurred in June — a game the Astros won 2-1. Although the right-hander didn’t receive a decision, he scattered seven hits in seven innings while allowing only one run.
The Astros took a 1-0 lead in the series on Thursday after a 6-1 victory in the opener. They’re currently priced at -270 to win the series and +260 to sweep the White Sox in three games. Houston also has the shortest odds to win the American League pennant at +170.
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