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2018 American League Championship Series: Astros vs. Red Sox Game 2, 6 p.m. CT

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The Astros look to go up two games to none.

Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images

The Astros blew open a close game in the ninth inning Saturday at Fenway Park and took a 1-0 lead in the ALCS. At least from the first game, they looked like the better team. But this series could easily go the distance.

The Astros and Red Sox combined for just eight hits Saturday — along with 13 walks and three hit batters. No wonder the game ran four hours and three minutes.

Note below the earlier starting time for tonight’s Game 2.

Pitching matchups:

Gerrit Cole (Astros) vs. David Price (Red Sox)

Fun pitching matchup fact:

Game time for Astros/Red Sox: 6 p.m. CT. TV: TBS. Announcers: Brian Anderson and Ron Darling, with Lauren Shehadi reporting.

Here is the complete MLB.com Mediacenter for today.

MLB.com Gameday

Baseball-reference.com game preview

SB Nation game preview

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