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2019 American League Division Series: Astros vs. Rays Game 4, Tuesday 10/8, 6 p.m. CT

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Just one A.L. division series remains.

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There’s a huge contrast for Game 4 of the Rays/Astros series.

Justin Verlander starts for Houston. He is starting on short rest. This will be the first time he has done that in his career. On the other hand, he’s one of the best pitchers in the game.

Diego Castillo, starting for Tampa Bay, is a reliever. He’s likely being used as an opener tonight, with the rest of the Rays bullpen on call for yet another elimination game.

The Rays blew out the Astros in the first game at the Trop Tuesday afternoon. Can they do it again tonight?

Meanwhile, the Twins didn’t put up much of a fight against the Yankees, who swept their division series. Thus there’s just one game today.

Here’s all the info you’ll need for tonight’s game.

Game time for Astros/Rays: 7 p.m. CT. TV: FS1. Announcers: Kenny Albert, Joe Girardi, A.J. Pierzynski and Jon Paul Morosi. Astros lead series 2-1.

Pitching matchup:

Justin Verlander (Astros) vs. Diego Castillo (Rays)

Here is the complete MLB.com Mediacenter for today.

MLB.com Gameday for Astros/Rays

Baseball-reference.com game preview for Astros/Rays

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This is the only thread for today’s night games. Enjoy, and discuss amongst yourselves.